Author Archives: Elaine Owen

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall . . .

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall . . .

. . . Who’s my favorite of them all? Some time ago I wrote a list called “The Most Gentlemanly Gents,” a list of my favorite leading men in Jane Austen’s books. Today I’d like to take a look at the six leading ladies from each of Austen’s six major novels. Each heroine has her… more goodness …

The Lost Art of Letters

The Lost Art of Letters

Letter writing, that old-fashioned art we hardly practice any more, has changed a great deal since Jane Austen’s day. Writing letters back and forth flourished in the days before electronic communications but now it’s in danger of dying out completely. This was brought home to me recently when I had a conversation with my son.… 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 …

Would Darcy Sink or Swim?

Would Darcy Sink or Swim?

Recently I came across the meme below and I was shocked. So shocked, in fact, that I gasped. What’s that you say? You gasped too? OK, but perhaps not for the same reason. 🙂 While many a female heart has fluttered at the sight of Colin Firth/Fitwilliam Darcy in a wet shirt, I was shocked… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Elaine Owen’s “Grand Tour” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Elaine Owen’s “Grand Tour” Giveaway

  Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Elaine Owen‘s “Grand Tour” Giveaway. Nan Popik, deborahanne2, and Patricia will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Owen‘s Longbourn Unexpected Trilogy. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules on Austen Authors, all prizes… more goodness …