Honesty ~ Short Story

Honesty ~ Short Story

Because it’s spring, and the weather is so cheerful and good mood-inducing, I thought I’d share this fun little story with all of you. It’s never been posted anywhere before, so you’re the first ones to see it. Hope you like it! Honesty Elizabeth sat waiting in a lobby, trying not to bounce her knee in impatience.… more goodness …

A Tasty Subject

A Tasty Subject

“Great writers and my mom never used food as an object. Instead it was a medium, a catalyst to mend hearts, to break down barriers, to build relationships.” — Lizzy from Lizzy & Jane I’ve written on food and Jane Austen before… and I return to it because it fascinates me. Austen uses food as… more goodness …

Catwalk – An Amazing Fashion Exhibit at the Rijksmuseum

Catwalk – An Amazing Fashion Exhibit at the Rijksmuseum

I was fortunate to be in Amsterdam this week and see Catwalk, a glorious exhibit of clothing from the 17th through mid-19th centuries at the Rijksmuseum. Oh my goodness! It was the most impressive display of clothing of any sort, let alone historical pieces, I have ever seen. Take away the clothes and the display and mannequins are… more goodness …

Announcing the Arrival of My Latest “Baby” ~ The Road to Understanding + Excerpt + Giveaway

Announcing the Arrival of My Latest “Baby” ~ The Road to Understanding + Excerpt + Giveaway

Back in 1984, I went into labor 5 weeks early in the middle of my Theatre/Acting class. That early delivery was the joy of my life, especially as I had lost two previous children. Over the last weekend, I had another early delivery. This one was two weeks early in the form of a new… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Brenda Webb’s “Darcy and Elizabeth: A Promise Kept” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Brenda Webb’s “Darcy and Elizabeth: A Promise Kept” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of an eBook copy of Brenda Webb‘s latest release: Darcy and Elizabeth: A Promise Kept. Linda Waltman, debraperrin8763, Glynis, and Michelle Woods, please contact Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations, Ladies!!!   more goodness …

Where my JAFF heart is

Where my JAFF heart is

I thought I’d finish the country house tour, for the time being at least, where my JAFF heart is: in Derbyshire – to me, the most beautiful place in the world. There is majesty and beauty in the High Peak, with its unspoilt views over rust-coloured hills that turn purple when heather is in bloom,… more goodness …

Twenty Quotes

Twenty Quotes

Today, I thought it might be fun to play a game that I am calling Twenty Quotes.  Below you will find twenty quotes taken from seven of Jane Austen’s books. Your task is to see if you can match each quote with the book from which it was taken.  Once you have your answers, click… more goodness …