Letters to Cassandra

Letters to Cassandra

  Entire books have been written about Jane Austen’s wit, so I’m not going to try and do that here. I hope to make your day with just a few of the comments Jane Austen penned. One of the things that readers of Jane Austen’s books enjoy most is her keen intelligence that manifested itself… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “The Makings of Mr. Darcy” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “The Makings of Mr. Darcy” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of P. O. Dixon‘s “The Makings of Mr. Darcy” Giveaway. Mary Campbell is the lucky winner of an autographed copy of The Makings of Mr. Darcy. Congratulations, Mary. Please contact Regina Jeffers (Giveaway Coordinator) at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. In your email, be certain to include… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “Novella and a Giveaway” Prize

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “Novella and a Giveaway” Prize

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Zoe Burton‘s “Novella and a Giveaway.” Sheila Majczan will receive an eBook of Zoe Burton‘s latest release, The Essence of Love, while Shelley (shelby) Hoisington will receive a print copy of the same book. Congratulations, Sheila and Shelley! Please send Regina Jeffers (Giveaway Coordinator) an email to claim… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Jann Rowland’s “Wait…What? Jann Rowland Is a Guy” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Jann Rowland’s “Wait…What? Jann Rowland Is a Guy” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Jann Rowland’s “Wait…What? Jann Rowland Is a Guy” Giveaway. As chosen by Random.org, the winners of this giveaway will receive a print copy of Rowland‘s upcoming book, My Brother’s Keeper. The only hitch is the winners must wait until after the November 14 release of the… more goodness …

Jane Austen and Income

Jane Austen and Income

I know everybody’s income and what everybody earns; And I carefully compare it with the income-tax returns; – Princess Ida, Gilbert and Sullivan How did people know Darcy’s income at the assembly in the beginning of Pride and Prejudice? The two logical possibilities are that someone attending the assembly knew about him or that Darcy’s… more goodness …

What About Marianne? Does She Not Deserve Love?

What About Marianne? Does She Not Deserve Love?

A very popular question among Jane-ites is: “Who is your favorite Jane Austen hero?” Sadly, no one ever chooses Colonel Brandon. However, in the ongoing research I do for my Regency era novels, I found myself rereading a very good biography that I’m sure many of you know called, Jane Austen, A Life, by Claire… more goodness …