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 …

Marrying a Cousin

Marrying a Cousin

There’s a whole lot of marrying going on in Jane Austen’s novels. Among the major characters of her six major novels, at least nineteen couples tie the knot. One wedding was so singular that it could have been halted in certain quarters, then and now. The marriage in Mansfield Park between Fanny Price and Edmund… 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 …

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “One Year Anniversary” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “One Year Anniversary” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Zoe Burton‘s “One Year Anniversary” Giveaway. Laura C and Patricia Finnegan will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Burton‘s latest release, Darcy’s Race for Love. Laura and Patricia, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations! (All prizes must be… more goodness …