The Earl’s Bluestocking Bride- Excerpt

I realize this is Austen Authors, but you see, The Earl’s Bluestocking Bride is very Austen-inspired. In fact, it’s a reworking of my Austen variation, A Sense of Obligation. In recent months, I’ve become inspired by the universality of Jane Austen. Why should I not share my stories with non-Jane Austen readers? I’ve launched a… more goodness …

Falling in Love with Regency

Falling in Love with Regency

As I’m finishing my latest Regency romance (under the pseudonym Catherine Eleanor),The Wedding at Shire Hall, I have come to realize why, exactly, so many of us love reading romance from the early 1800s. It’s just a plain romantic era! As a writer, I am enjoying the creativity of imagining what life was like…from the… more goodness …

Celebrating the Release of “A Dance with Mr. Darcy” with a Scottish Tradition + a Giveaway

Celebrating the Release of “A Dance with Mr. Darcy” with a Scottish Tradition + a Giveaway

St Agnes Eve plays a pivotal turning point in my latest Austen-inspired release. A Dance with Mr. Darcy. But who was St. Agnes and why is she celebrated? On St Agnes Eve, traditionally girls and unmarried women wishing to know more of their future husbands perform a variety of sometimes “bizarre” acts to see who… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Sophie Turner’s “Evolving ‘Mistress'” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Sophie Turner’s “Evolving ‘Mistress'” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the three winners of Sophie Turner’s “Evolving ‘Mistress’” Giveaway. The first prize is a bundled package: the winner will receive a reader’s choice of ebook or paperback copy of Mistress, plus an audiobook of A Constant Love, and a Pemberley Gardens candle from Frostbeard Studios. Random.org chose priscillateh as that first winner. … more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Don Jacobson’s “War Widows in Austen’s World” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Don Jacobson’s “War Widows in Austen’s World” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winner of Don Jacobson‘s “War Widows in Austen’s World” Giveaway. Random.org has selected Regina Silvia to receive an eBook copy of Mr. Jacobson‘s The Keeper: The Extraordinary Journey of Mary Bennet. Regina, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations!    more goodness …

Rules of the Road for the Regency Language

Rules of the Road for the Regency Language

Summer Hanford recently blogged on Austen Authors about language, particularly for writers working in the Regency period. I was traveling and unable to jump into the discussion, but her comments set me to reflect about my approach—which I had considered for quite a while as I began my historical fiction based on Jane Austen’s life.… more goodness …