Announcing the Winners of Leenie Brown’s “I See, You See” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Leenie Brown’s “I See, You See” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce that lynnchar, Teresa, and oloore are the winners of Leenie Brown‘s “I See, You See” Giveaway. As such, lynnchar and oloore will receive an eBook copy of Leenie’s Listen to Your Heart.  While Teresa will receive a copy of And Then Love. Ladies, please contact Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize.   more goodness …

Sensibility & Storytelling

Sensibility & Storytelling

We all know Jane Austen’s books have endured in a way that is utterly fascinating and almost beyond belief. How does a young, unmarried person of limited world experience manage to write novels that find fanatics hundreds of years later? The story. The art of storytelling is a delightful subject of study because as you… more goodness …

Springtime Rambles

Springtime Rambles

I hope you have enjoyed the country house tour in my earlier posts. Now, how about a little virtual walk through some country gardens in full bloom? Spring is the best time of year for it because the colours are absolutely astounding! Even better than in the summer. Can you imagine anything more romantic than… more goodness …

Wonderful Words of Austen A-H

Wonderful Words of Austen A-H

Today, we’re going to play with words. Not any old words, but words that Jane Austen used; they are rich, delicious, decadent words that are worth knowing. You may well know some or all of them already, and if you do, pat yourself on the back and congratulate yourself on the breadth of your vocabulary.… more goodness …

Announcing the Summer Quarterly Giveaways from Austen Authors

Announcing the Summer Quarterly Giveaways from Austen Authors

Austen Authors is happy to announce the Summer Quarterly Giveaway Prizes. To enter, you MUST use the Rafflecopter form! Link to form is on the Austen Authors blog sidebar OR click image below.     First up is Rebecca Jamison, who will present one lucky winner with a print copy of Sense and Sensibility: A… more goodness …

GIVEAWAY and Excerpt from “Chemistry Lessons”

GIVEAWAY and Excerpt from “Chemistry Lessons”

A few years ago,I decided it might be fun to retell Pride and Prejudice as an American Western. My Darcy became an Eastern businessman who moves to a small town in the SouthWest, but instead of calling him Darcy, I named him Destry after the hero in the old Western movie Destry Rides Again. I grew up in… more goodness …

The Time of Year

The Time of Year

We’re days away from the end of the school year here in the Dixon household. For me, that means travel time. Soon, we’ll be off to Kissimmee. I’m looking forward to visiting Sea World to see the orcas once again. It’s been far too long since I last had the pleasure. First things first, for… more goodness …

Do you want to be a Princess??

Do you want to be a Princess??

When you were a child, did you ever pretend that you were a member of a royal family?  Did you dream of being a princess or a prince, attending balls, wearing beautiful clothes and jewels? Did you think the lives of royalty was one of people waiting upon them and allowing them to enjoy every… more goodness …