Regency Era Fan Fiction

A few months ago, a publisher contacted me about the creation of a Plain Fame Fan Fiction World. Immediately, I said YES. I love fan fiction. Or, rather, I love well-written fan-fiction. For several years, I have been writing Jane Austen Fan Fiction, adapting her stories into an Amish setting. I saw this as an… more goodness …

The Secret of Mr. Darcy’s Enduring Appeal

The Secret of Mr. Darcy’s Enduring Appeal

If you’re like me, since early childhood you have been exposed to a wide variety of romantic heroes: fairy tale princes, billionaires, superheroes, spies, cops, bad boys, vampires…the list goes on and on. But yet somehow Mr. Darcy always stands apart. He isn’t Prince Charming or James Bond or Superman or Edward Cullen, yet Darcy… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “A Very Mary Christmas” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “A Very Mary Christmas” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winner of Leenie Brown‘s “A Very Mary Christmas” Giveaway. To celebrate the release of her Christmas-based tale, Ms. Brown permitted Rafflecopter to choose her winner of a very special necklace based on this quote from the story. “You are something far more dear to me. You are my… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “Another View of Point of View” Christmas Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “Another View of Point of View” Christmas Giveaway

Summer Hanford and Renata McMann have two fabulous Christmas short stories to share with our merry band of JAFF enthusiasts. Austen Authors is happy to announce that Lynley Cannon and Laura Capio will receive a Kindle version of Epiphany with Tea, while Glynis and Anita P will receive a Kindle version of Miss Bingley’s Christmas. Congratulations, Ladies. Please… more goodness …

Fight Against Slavery Carried On Beyond Austen’s Life

Fight Against Slavery Carried On Beyond Austen’s Life

Slavery was one of the most contentious issues of Jane Austen’s time. Some scholars claim that she ignored the issue or even accepted the legitimacy of the practice. Others claim that Mansfield Park serves as an anti-slavery tract. For certain, Austen would have tackled the complex issue in a complex way. The fight to abolish… more goodness …