Quiz: Are you an Emma?

Quiz: Are you an Emma?

I remain in high Emma mode thanks to our current read along, and today I’d like to share with you a quiz I’ve created inspired by our ongoing conversation at The Writers’ Block. It is an old game amongst Janeites to identify one particular heroine who most mirrors ourselves, and I had the somewhat troubling realization many,… more goodness …

“Emma” 1995’s Version of Social Class Distinctions

“Emma” 1995’s Version of Social Class Distinctions

Emma 1995 – Columbia/Miramax feature film (120 minutes); Directed by Douglas McGrath; Screenplay by Douglas McGrath; Produced by Patrick Cassavetti and Steven Haft Cast: Gwyneth Paltrow…………………………….Emma Woodhouse Jeremy Northam……………………………..Mr. George Knightley Toni Collette………………………………….Harriet Smith James Cosmo………………………………..Mr. Weston Greta Scaacchi……………………………….Mrs. Weston Alan Cumming………………………………..Mr. Elton Juliet Stevenson………………………………Mrs. Elton Denys Hawthorne…………………………….Mr. Woodhouse Sophie Thompson……………………………Miss Bates Phyllida Law…………………………………..Mrs. Bates… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “With a Little Help from My Friends” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “With a Little Help from My Friends” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winner of Leenie Brown‘s “With a Little Help from My Friends” Giveaway. Kelly Leishman will receive an eBook version of Leenie’s latest release, Finally, Mr. Darcy. Congratulations, Kelly! Please contact Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize.  more goodness …

Read Along Wednesday: Emma 11-12

Read Along Wednesday: Emma 11-12

Here we are in the middle of summer, but Christmas is coming at Hartfield, and the family gathers to celebrate it together. Emma’s sister Isabella – Mrs John Knightley – is finally making the long-awaited visit, along with her growing brood and her (rather brooding) husband, whom Emma is not that fond of. Not because… more goodness …

Fitzwilliam’s Sweet Nothings

Fitzwilliam’s Sweet Nothings

Fitzwilliam’s Sweet Nothings   “WHICH OF ALL MY IMPORTANT NOTHINGS SHALL I TELL YOU FIRST?”––Jane Austen, private letter What are the “important nothings” Jane Austen was describing? As an author, I always hope that the tender moments in my book, the parts you as the reader reread over and over again, come out perfectly. I… more goodness …

Wellington and Wentworth, an Uncanny Resemblance ~ Guest Post with Sophia Meredith + a Giveaway

Wellington and Wentworth, an Uncanny Resemblance ~ Guest Post with Sophia Meredith + a Giveaway

Will You Be Persuaded? Wellington & Wentworth an Uncanny Resemblance First off, I’m a bit gleeful to have been offered a guest post on Austen Authors. This group is full of women whose work I have enjoyed for many years and even some I now count as friends in this land of Jane we all… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “In His Kiss” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “In His Kiss” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of P. O. Dixon‘s “In His Kiss” Giveaway. LeslieGB will receive a $10 Amazon Gift Card from Ms. Dixon in celebration of the release of Impertinent Strangers. Congratulations, Leslie. Please contact Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize.   more goodness …