What Would Mr. Darcy Really Look Like?

What Would Mr. Darcy Really Look Like?

Following up on my post from last month, Love Those Muscles, I’d like to bring to your attention an article I recently read in Town and Country Magazine online called, The Real Mr. Darcy Has Finally Been Revealed. In it, the author, basing his reasoning on a recently published academic essay, argues that, given the… more goodness …

What’s in a Name when the Name is Austen?

What’s in a Name when the Name is Austen?

There is a writer’s meme that turns up frequently in social media. Numerous variations of this exist, but they all boil down essentially to this: “Be careful, or I’ll put you in my novel.” It’s an amusing threat; harmless, but well within the power of an author. I was reading through a biography of Jane Austen… more goodness …

Pride, Letters, and Forgiveness

Pride, Letters, and Forgiveness

Jane Austen emphasized the theme of forgiveness in almost every book she wrote. Think of how Elizabeth forgave Darcy, Captain Wentworth forgave Anne, and nearly everyone forgave Emma. Even Marianne had to forgive Col. Brandon for being so old. For me, Easter and Springtime are great times to contemplate forgiveness. Forgiving can bring added peace to our own individual… more goodness …

Something Lasting

Something Lasting

I like the idea of upholding lasting practices throughout my authorpreneurial journey. Alas, things do not always turn out as planned. However, there are at least two important annual milestones that I have accomplished consistently. The first is successfully completing National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) five years in a row. The second is successfully kicking… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Celebrating the Release of ‘A Dance with Mr. Darcy’ Giveaway”

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Celebrating the Release of ‘A Dance with Mr. Darcy’ Giveaway”

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘s “Celebrating the Release of ‘A Dance with Mr. Darcy‘ Giveaway.” Random.org chose these three as winners of an eBook copy of A Dance with Mr. Darcy: A Pride and Prejudice Vagary: Rebecca Odom, Carole in Canada, and Suzanne Fraz.  Ladies, please contact Regina Jeffers,… more goodness …