Autumn, Pumpkin Spice, and a little JAFF story

Autumn, Pumpkin Spice, and a little JAFF story

Sometimes it’s hard to come up with an interesting topic for my posts that’s not been done a dozen times before. People tell me it’s okay to add my own spin on things, but I confess I do like to be different. This month, I wanted to tie into the season we are coming into… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “For Want of a Living” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “For Want of a Living” Giveaway

      Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Leenie Brown‘s “For Want of a Living” Giveaway. Nancy L Duell will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Brown‘s Willow Hall. Congratulations, Nancy. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules on Austen Authors, all… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “A Duel in Meryton” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “A Duel in Meryton” Giveaway

  Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Renata McMann‘s and Summer Hanford‘s “A Duel in Meryton” Giveaway. Randi Chance  and Leah will each receive an eBook copy of A Duel in Meryton. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules on Austen… more goodness …

The Numbers Game

The Numbers Game

So, a couple of weeks ago I made a big mistake. I published the following image on my social media pages without checking it out first.   This was a big mea culpa. I always fact check things that I post. Always! Except this time. This was probably the only time I have ever skipped… more goodness …

The Old Cookbook Experiment, Part 1

The Old Cookbook Experiment, Part 1

So if you read my post last month, I was talking about checking out some old cookbooks and saying that I planned to give some of the less alarming recipes a try (no sheep’s heads or calves’ feet, thank you!). I started with this recipe from Margaret Dods’ The Cook and Housewife’s Manual (1826)  and… more goodness …

Bringing Life to Lydia Bennet in the Time of the Wardrobe + a Giveaway

Bringing Life to Lydia Bennet in the Time of the Wardrobe + a Giveaway

The arc of the Bennet Wardrobe is long. Book One of The Keeper: Mary Bennet’s Extraordinary Journey raises the curtain in 1691. We last saw Mary and her husband Edward Benton in 2013…322 years later. Other principals also have moved about the timeline: Kitty to 1886 while her parents, Thomas and Fanny, translated to 1947.… more goodness …

Giveaway and Excerpt for Darcy vs. Bennet Audiobook!

Giveaway and Excerpt for Darcy vs. Bennet Audiobook!

I am pleased to announce the release of the audiobook for Darcy vs. Bennet, the story of Elizabeth and Darcy separated by a longstanding feud between their families. I was fortunate enough to have Stevie Zimmerman narrate the audiobook and she does a wonderful job with the characters’ voices! Below is an excerpt from Darcy… more goodness …

Anticipating the Release of “Mr. Darcy’s Bet” on September 23 with an Excerpt + a Giveaway

Anticipating the Release of “Mr. Darcy’s Bet” on September 23 with an Excerpt + a Giveaway

Back in April, I introduced you to my latest Austen-inspired novel, which will release on September 23. Preorder for Mr. Darcy’s Bet will begin next week. Grab it while you can, for it will be only $0.99 for the preorder and for one week of regular sales on Amazon before the price will jump. It… more goodness …

Announcing the Prizes for the Austen Authors’ Autumn Quarterly Giveaway

Announcing the Prizes for the Austen Authors’ Autumn Quarterly Giveaway

Welcome to the Austen Authors’ Autumn Quarter Giveaway! Check out the wonderful prizes!!! Again, our authors are being quite generous. Although we welcome your comments below, to enter the giveaway, you MUST use the Rafflecopter form! The link can be found on the blog’s HOME page or by clicking HERE. Giveaway will end before midnight, EST on November… more goodness …

JAFF Controversy: Is it Unethical?

JAFF Controversy: Is it Unethical?

As a writer of Jane Austen Fan Fiction, I enjoy participating in various Austen fan groups online.  I like listening and exchanging ideas with those who have the same passion for all things Austen as I do.  A week or so ago, a JAFF author wrote on one of these JA fan sites that she… more goodness …