Category Archives: Writing & Publishing

Lizzie’s Pink Poodle Slippers

Lizzie’s Pink Poodle Slippers

Lizzie’s beloved Pink Poodle Slippers will have an adventure of their own! Coming this June: Included in a bundle of one each of my contemporary and Regency books, will be this lighthearted short story written to delight fans of the slippers. Lizzie’s Pink Poodle Slippers  Excerpt: Almost eight months pregnant, I ached for some private… more goodness …

News, a New Book, and Another Giveaway

News, a New Book, and Another Giveaway

Now that my creativity is flowing again, I’m happily writing up a storm! I have been crating the dogs, and have moved my office upstairs. We still have a few remaining issues, and times when Jasper wants out but is not allowed, but for the most part, the workday is flowing smoothly. There are a… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of the Austen Authors’ Spring Quarterly Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of the Austen Authors’ Spring Quarterly Giveaway

  Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of the Winter Giveaway.   If your name appears below… (1) contact Regina Jeffers (Giveaway Coordinator) at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. READ THROUGH ALL THE NAMES FOR THERE ARE MANY WINNERS!!! (2) If your prize is an eBook, make certain the email address for the prize delivery… more goodness …

What Would Mary Bennet Do? a Guest Post from Nancy Lawrence

What Would Mary Bennet Do? a Guest Post from Nancy Lawrence

What would Mary Bennet do? From the title of this post, you may be able to guess the identity of one of my favorite characters in Pride and Prejudice. Mary Bennet may not get as much page-time as her sisters, and she doesn’t make any great contribution to the novel’s plot, but I like her.… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Why Do We Read and Write ‘Pride and Prejudice’ Variations?” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Why Do We Read and Write ‘Pride and Prejudice’ Variations?” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Gianna Thomas‘s “Why Do We Read and Write ‘Pride and Prejudice’  Variations?” Giveaway. Tamara Nicole Canty and Krystyna will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Thomas‘s latest release, Darcy vs. Bingley. Ladies, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. (All… more goodness …

Darcy in Wonderland Cover Reveal, Plus Austen and Contractions

Darcy in Wonderland Cover Reveal, Plus Austen and Contractions

My next book, Darcy in Wonderland, will be published this summer – assuming I can focus long enough to get the final draft to my editor! The book is part Pride and Prejudice sequel, set twenty some years after the Darcy’s marriage, and part pure mashup with Alice in Wonderland. I’m super excited because this… more goodness …

There IS hope for “Hope of the Future” after all!

There IS hope for “Hope of the Future” after all!

  Over three years ago, in March of 2014 to be precise, I published Darcy and Elizabeth: A Season of Courtship, my “prequel to the sequel” novel. Why I had decided to write into the past, as it were, after writing eight huge novels following the newly-married Darcys into the future, was a combination of prompting… more goodness …

Why Do We Read and Write ‘Pride and Prejudice’ Variations?

Why Do We Read and Write ‘Pride and Prejudice’ Variations?

It’s an interesting question. We have the original Pride and Prejudice with all of Jane Austen’s quirky humor and misunderstandings between Darcy and Elizabeth to enjoy, but why do we need more? For me, the original is not enough. Jane wrote a lot about the angst Darcy and Elizabeth suffered through most of the book… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of P. O. Dixon’s “The Next Set” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of P. O. Dixon’s “The Next Set” Giveaway

Austen Authors is thrilled to announce the winners of P. O. Dixon‘s “The Next Set” Giveaway. Sandra McComb and Lynn Bischoff will each receive from Ms. Dixon the Courtship and Matrimony eBook Bundle, which includes Pride and Sensuality and Dearest, Loveliest Elizabeth. Sandra and Lynn, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim… more goodness …