Category Archives: Jane Austen

No New Book or Giveaway, but a Short Story…

No New Book or Giveaway, but a Short Story…

I’m sorry to say that we are not ready to have a giveaway this month. A Duel in Meryton (formerly Wickham’s Hertfordshire Duel) isn’t ready. It is close. It will probably be available in a month. But Summer and I don’t want to put ourselves in a position where we rush through the final edits at the… more goodness …

Celebrating the Release of “Mrs. Collins’ Lover” with an Excerpt and a Giveaway

Celebrating the Release of “Mrs. Collins’ Lover” with an Excerpt and a Giveaway

Wow! The past month has flown by – too much travel and other demands. Mrs. Collins’ Lover is currently on preorder on Amazon; it releases on August 10. Since April, I have been sharing little tidbits here and there from this new book. To realize the release date is nearly here is heady and overwhelming.… more goodness …

Sense and Sensibility (1971) Trivia Challenge

Sense and Sensibility (1971) Trivia Challenge

Locating trivia facts on this particular adaptation has proven more challenging than I expected. Considering the plethora of trivia I found on the 1941 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, I can’t blame this scarcity entirely on the age of the television series, but I’m sure that part of it is due to the era in… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Don Jacobson’s “Character in the Wardrobe” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Don Jacobson’s “Character in the Wardrobe” Giveaway

        Austen Authors is thrilled to announce the winners of Don Jacobson‘s “Character in the Wardrobe” Giveaway. Eva Edmonds and Michele H will each receive either of two sets of #Audible Codes covering the first five books of the Bennet Wardrobe stories of Mr. Jacobson‘s Bennet Wardrobe series. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Victoria Kincaid’s “Darcy in Hollywood” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Victoria Kincaid’s “Darcy in Hollywood” Giveaway

    Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Victoria Kincaid‘s “Darcy in Hollywood” Giveaway. Shelley Hosington will  receive an eBook copy of Ms. Kincaid‘s Darcy in Hollywood. Congratulations, Shelley. 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… more goodness …

As the Story Unfolds

As the Story Unfolds

Happy News! I am working on a new novel. Actually, it’s my National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) 2018 project: Gravity. Despite having written a large chunk of the tale last year, crafting the final story is taking longer than expected. That’s because the premise has changed. I’m planning to stick with the original title (Gravity),… more goodness …

Story Update and an excerpt

Story Update and an excerpt

Last month, I told you the story of my newest Work-In-Progress, about how I asked blog readers and Patreon supporters to help me name it, how I’m learning to use the Three Act Structure to plot my stories, and how one of my friends took pity on me and helped me organize my thoughts into… more goodness …

People of Colour in the Time of Austen

People of Colour in the Time of Austen

Last week, Twitter blew up rather when some more casting for the Bridgerton series was announced and – shock, horror! – not all of the actors were white. For those of you who don’t know about the Bridgerton series, it’s a TV series based on the Bridgerton novels by Julia Quinn. Produced by Shonda Rhimes,… more goodness …