An Austen Valentine

An Austen Valentine

Yesterday was that annual love-fest of St. Valentine’s Day. Did you want to be done with it, to let it go so soon? Well, I hope not, because today we’re going to talk about a Valentine, a written one, from none other than Jane Austen herself. My husband was surprised to learn that Valentine’s Day… more goodness …

Add Austen Charm to Your Weekend

Add Austen Charm to Your Weekend

It’s been a busy few weeks for me and probably for you too. I’m ready to enjoy a quiet weekend with a few simple pleasures–the types of quiet activities that Jane Austen’s characters may have enjoyed.  Today I’d like to share some ways you might add a little touch of Austen charm to your weekend. Most of these… more goodness …

Something About Jane Austen Quotes

Something About Jane Austen Quotes

I have often written of how inspiring I find Jane Austen quotes. When I can, I like to include one that fits nicely with an underlying premise of my ‘what-if’ story as the preface. While looking over my library of paperbacks, I came across eleven instances in which I kicked things off with an Austen… more goodness …

Winners of Regina Jeffers’ “Previews of Coming Attractions” Giveaway

Winners of Regina Jeffers’ “Previews of Coming Attractions” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘ “Previews of Coming Attractions” Giveaway. (First, I must apologize for the tardiness of the winners’ post. I was at the When the Heart Dreams Romance Writers and Readers Weekend Mixer yesterday. There was a fabulous Moulin Rouge Party last evening. LOL! ) Now, back… more goodness …

Lunar New Year – Austen style

Lunar New Year – Austen style

I always celebrate New Year’s twice. On midnight of December 31st, I ring in the New Year with much of the world while sipping champagne and watching fireworks. On January 1st, I set resolutions. While some people might experience anxiety about keeping resolutions, I don’t. Because I have a little secret. About five weeks later, in… more goodness …