You Luddite! + Excerpt

You Luddite! + Excerpt

Most of us have never heard the word Luddite unless it’s been used as an insult to those who hate progress and technology. Paperback lovers may be derided as Luddites for their dislike of ereaders. The historical truth of the Luddites is much more complex. They fall somewhere between insurrectionists, homeland terrorists and early labor… more goodness …

Timeless Role Models

Elizabeth. Emma. Anne. Elinor. Marianne. Fanny. Catherine. Each one is an individual with a wide variety of strengths and weaknesses. One thing that they have is common is that they are all characters created by Jane Austen. One other thing in common is that they are considered role models loved by millions of readers for… more goodness …

A Closer Look at “Mansfield Park” 2007

In North Carolina, the summer Jane Austen Program at UNC at Chapel Hill is featuring Mansfield Park. If you have not looked at this annual program, it might be a good way to learn more of what some consider their least favorite Austen novel.  Announcing the Fourth Annual Jane Austen Summer Program! “Mansfield Park & its… more goodness …

Announcing the Prizes for the Austen Authors’ Winter Giveaway

Announcing the Prizes for the Austen Authors’ Winter Giveaway

Announcing the Winter Quarter Giveaway from Austen Authors! Below are the fabulous prizes to be won in the Austen Authors Winter Giveaway. To enter, you MUST do so through the Rafflecopter form options on the Austen Authors’ Home Page.   First up, Jennifer Petkus is feeling especially generous. Ms. Petkus will present TWO winners a… more goodness …