Taking Jane For A Ride + a Giveaway

Taking Jane For A Ride + a Giveaway

As the summer has deepened here in Seattle, our social life has gained more vibrancy than enjoyed in previous years. Perhaps it is simply the fact that we have found more space in our lives outside of work and family. In any event, we have been reconnecting with friends—both new and very old. This tale… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “My Dear, Mr. Collins, One Author’s Journey” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “My Dear, Mr. Collins, One Author’s Journey” Giveaway

    Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Leenie Brown‘s My Dear, Mr. Collins, One Author’s Journey” Giveaway. cbbsadventures will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Brown‘s Master of Longbourn. Congratulations! Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules on Austen Authors, all prizes must… more goodness …

Casting blunders in Jane Austen adaptations

Casting blunders in Jane Austen adaptations

It is a truth universally acknowledged that many Janeites are drawn to Austen’s novels after watching the film or TV adaptations. Of these, there have been many, but the ones that most readers will remember were filmed since the mid-1990s. Today, however, I will not go over the merits of the talented Mr Firth and… more goodness …

Jane Austen and Ireland

  Right now I am in Ireland. My daughter was born here, just south of Dublin, and we always said we’d take her back to her “homeland” for her sixteenth birthday. So here we are… And it’s gorgeous! In thinking about this post, I wondered about Jane Austen’s connection to Ireland. I recalled a few… more goodness …