Category Archives: Austen Characters

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 …

Announcing the Winner of Jann Rowland’s “A Few Thoughts” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Jann Rowland’s “A Few Thoughts” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Jann Rowland‘s “A Few Thoughts” Giveaway. Lynnchar will receive an audiobook copy of Mr. Rowland‘s In the Wilds of Derbyshire. Congratulations, Lynn. 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 be claimed… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “A New Book Baby” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “A New Book Baby” Giveaway

      Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Zoe Burton‘s “A New Book Baby” Giveaway. Rebecca E Hollowell and Claire Ferguson will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Burton‘s To Save Elizabeth. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules… more goodness …

Petty Revenge on Some of the Villains of Pride and Prejudice, Part 1 Caroline Bingley

Petty Revenge on Some of the Villains of Pride and Prejudice, Part 1 Caroline Bingley

For villains, Jane Austen’s villains usually didn’t have bad endings, with the possible exception of Mrs. Norris, since living with Maria Betram Rushworth could be considered a bad ending.  A writer can do anything to characters. For example, JAFF writers often give bad endings to Wickham. Rather than show a terrible ending for the villains,… more goodness …

My Dear Mr. Collins, One Author’s Journey, Part 2

My Dear Mr. Collins, One Author’s Journey, Part 2

[Warning: If you have not yet read Master of Longbourn, this article will contain spoilers. Therefore, read at your own risk.] “I am not Captain Saunders,” Collins replied. “Now, shall we proceed to the study?” “I do not have the pleasure of understanding your meaning,” Darcy said, not moving from his relaxed position. Collins walked… more goodness …

Emma (2009) Trivia Challenge

Emma (2009) Trivia Challenge

At the Box Hill picnic in this version of Emma, Mr. Weston poses a conundrum, asking the group which two letters of the alphabet express perfection. His answer was “M” and “A” which together are “Em-ma.” The awkward irony of this is lost on no-one, as the entire group has just witnessed Emma’s stinging set-down… more goodness …

“Mansfield Park” and Conduct Novels, A Guest Post from Lona Manning

“Mansfield Park” and Conduct Novels, A Guest Post from Lona Manning

“There is a great deal more for you to learn:” Mansfield Park and Conduct Novels       It was once a truth universally acknowledged that parents had a moral duty to raise their children to be industrious, virtuous, charitable, and pious, to prepare their offspring for a happy and useful life on earth and… more goodness …