Author Archives: Elizabeth Ann West

Love or Just Friendship? Guest Blog By Gianna Thomas

Love or Just Friendship? Guest Blog By Gianna Thomas

Elizabeth Ann West here: I met Gianna Thomas online and find it so neat that she writes JAFF and Regency fiction for readers! She is here today to look very closely at the nature of Jane Austen’s relationship with Thomas Lefroy. We all know movie adaptations of historical figure lives take great liberties with the… more goodness …

Backstage Pass: Behind the Scenes of Publishing JAFF

Backstage Pass: Behind the Scenes of Publishing JAFF

A New Year, A New Perspective. šŸ™‚ Today, my gift is knowledge. Welcome to Behind-The-Scenes-of-Publishing! In today’s post, much like a Dickens novel, I am going to bring the Ghost of Publishing Past, Present, and Future. šŸ™‚ Publishing Past It is a very modern convention, the concept of the wealthy author. Did you know that… more goodness …

Jane Austen Deemed “Unladylike” . . . I Want To Be Like Her

It is my theory that one of the reasons Jane Austen captures the imaginations and hearts of so many 200+ years later is the same reason I worshipped and studied Queen Elizabeth I from the time I could read non-fiction. Both are women who defied the norms for their time and since history is so… more goodness …