Does it happen to you when you’re writing that you get hopelessly sidetracked by research? Keep finding wondrous things that lead to more fascinating discoveries, but that later have to be cut out of your book because they don’t
Wickham is a smooth operator who’s used to talking his way out of tight spots and charming the ladies with equal dexterity. When Elizabeth returns from Hunsford, however, she’s on to him. Her eyes have been opened by Darcy’s letter, and she knows the truth. But
Please welcome Amy Elizabeth Smith to Austen Authors! Amy has an undergraduate degree in music and a masters and PhD in English. She teaches writing and literature (including a course on Jane Austen) at the University of the Pacific in
I’ll admit it: I have a long list of comfort foods. Some are starchy, cheesy and savory (see photo on left!) and others are sweet, creamy, gooey and/or highly caloric in their own special way. Dr. Oz, Dr. Phil and
No, I was not fired from Austen Authors. I am retiring from this fabulous blogging association in order to more fully focus on my new direction. When I arrived at Austen Authors with my not-yet-published Austen-inspired novel we agreed I
Ah, Jane Austen’s Elizabeth. What’s not to love? After all, she is beautiful, intelligent, and much admired. And she has high expectations for marriage. Only the best for her! What’s more, she is the favorite child of her gentleman father.
Hello, fellow Janeites! I’m Shannon Winslow, and I am thrilled to be making my debut here on Austen Authors! When I was invited to join the group, I felt like I had sort of ‘arrived’ after a long journey, the
Last week, I was elated to hear from the Romance Writers of America that Christmas at Pemberley has been named a finalist in Inspirational Romance for the Booksellers’ Best Awards. At the time, when I posted the announcement on Facebook,
Hi friends, Well, the stress of figuring out what College we’re sending my oldest to is finally over (We went with RIT) and I can get on to other topics. Hoorah! So let’s talk about some old and new things.
Today, I’m cheating. My designated day to blog at AuAu snuck up on me while I was neck deep in preparations for my daughter’s First Holy Communion, functions related to it, Teacher Appreciation Week, my niece’s 1st birthday, homework, and