Author Archives: Elaine Owen

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 …

Caroline Bingley, the Perfect Bad Girl

Caroline Bingley, the Perfect Bad Girl

I have a confession to make: I am not excessively fond of Caroline Bingley. I’ve thought about her a lot lately, as there seem to be increasing numbers of fanfic stories that feature her as their central character. I must admit, it is hard for me to read these. I find Caroline incredibly annoying and… more goodness …

An Afternoon With Jane

An Afternoon With Jane

How did your holiday season go?  I hope you enjoyed your time as much as I did! In a month with no less than eight parties and celebrations, the Jane Austen birthday party thrown by the Eastern Pennsylvania JASNA society was one of the best. I thought you might like seeing the pictures and hearing… more goodness …

A Woman of Faith

A Woman of Faith

Every December we like to remember the birthday of Jane Austen the author, the genius writer who penned witty, and sometimes scathing, observations of society. But during this holiday season, when Christians around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, it seems appropriate to remember Jane Austen in another way: a woman of deep… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Elaine Owen’s “Fun with Follies” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Elaine Owen’s “Fun with Follies” Giveaway

      Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Elaine Owen‘s “Fun with Follies” Giveaway. Buturot, carylkane, and virginiakohl each received an audiobook of Ms. Owen‘s An Unexpected Turn of Events. Congratulations, Ladies. Ms. Owen has contacted each of the winners and prizes have been distributed previously.    more goodness …