Share a smile

Share a smile

Of course my swamp cooler (evaporative cooler) decided to give up a few weeks ago, when the weather was in the 90’s here in Utah.  Being the end of the season, only the most expensive replacements are available in the stores.  While I was in Home Depot, I watched as they were putting out Halloween… more goodness …

My Journey to JAFF: Welcome Guest Author, Georgina Young-Ellis

My Journey to JAFF: Welcome Guest Author, Georgina Young-Ellis

My Journey to JAFF By Georgina Young-Ellis We all have our own moment, the one in which we said to ourselves, “I’m hooked.” Like many other Jane Austen fans, I can safely say it was the moment I read the first sentence of Pride and Prejudice. For others, it may have been a different instance… more goodness …

In Bath, Rain Fails to Dampen Spirits – A Special Report by Collins Hemingway

In Bath, Rain Fails to Dampen Spirits – A Special Report by Collins Hemingway

Being in Bath for the annual Jane Austen Festival was a special treat, and things were so busy that the first time I’ve had to write is two days later, in another Austen haunt about 90 miles east of Bath–Hampshire. Even these thoughts are quickly put together. No coherent theme has emerged! The Jane Austen Festival runs… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s Giveaway of “Mr. Darcy’s Present”

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s Giveaway of “Mr. Darcy’s Present”

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘s Mr. Darcy’s Present: A Pride and Prejudice Holiday Vagary Giveaway. Originally, I planned to giveaway only two eBook copies, but Random.org has chosen five winners. They are Alexandra Solano, evamedmonds, darcyluvr, blodeuedd, and MissLaurieMay. Ladies, please contact Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations! … more goodness …

Austen’s Beauty & the Beast + Excerpt

Austen’s Beauty & the Beast + Excerpt

Not too long ago, I posted about Jane Austen in the Age of Disney. I didn’t get into specifics about Disney characters, just a general overview of connecting fantasy with Jane Austen. Well, today I want to talk about Beauty and the Beast because I’m releasing a Regency Paranormal Beauty and the Beast retelling in… more goodness …

Oh Jane, How Much Do I Love Thee?

Oh Jane, How Much Do I Love Thee?

Apparently a lot since I’m in the process of writing a new Jane Austen adaptation. However, unlike my previous novels that retold Jane Austen’s novels in an Amish setting, I am doing the reverse. That’s right. The reverse. A while back, a publisher contacted me regarding creating a new fan fiction “world” from my very… more goodness …