Category Archives: Regency

Top 10 Goofs in Mansfield Park (1983)

Top 10 Goofs in Mansfield Park (1983)

Mansfield Park is easily the most challenging of Austen’s novels to adapt to the screen. The character arc of the quiet and reserved protagonist, Fanny Price, is nuanced and internal. She already owns an “infallible moral compass,” and it is the revelatory arcs of the people around her that give the plot its momentum. It… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Don Jacobson’s “Reflections of Inner Truth” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Don Jacobson’s “Reflections of Inner Truth” Giveaway

      Austen Authors is excited to announce the winners of Don Jacobson‘s “Reflections of Inner Truth” Giveaway. Robin G and Jenni Langford will each receive an audiobook copy of Mr. Jacobson‘s The Pilgrim: Lydia Bennet and a Soldier’s Return. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to… more goodness …

Outmatched: Characterizing a Crossover

Outmatched: Characterizing a Crossover

Writing JAFF involves a great deal of ‘what-if’ in rebuilding our beloved Austen stories. There are some familiar what-ifs that are tried and true – what if the Netherfield Ball had gone differently, or the Hunsford proposal? What if the supporting cast shone a little brighter, what if the villains were more villainous?  For me,… more goodness …

Proxy Marriages in the Regency and the Release of “Losing Lizzy” + an Excerpt + a Giveaway

Proxy Marriages in the Regency and the Release of “Losing Lizzy” + an Excerpt + a Giveaway

I have had the concept for “Losing Lizzy” in my head (and occasionally in my dreams) for nearly three years; however, I continued to set the story aside because for it to work, our dear couple had to anticipate their vows. In truth, I am not one who necessarily likes when Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Elizabeth’s Choice” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Elizabeth’s Choice” Giveaway

  Austen Authors is thrilled to announce the winners of Ginna Thomas‘s “Elizabeth’s Choice” Giveaway. Teresa W, deborahanne2, and Ana Zuniga will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Thomas‘s Elizabeth’s Choice. 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 …

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “When Good Intentions Go Bad” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “When Good Intentions Go Bad” Giveaway

      Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Leenie Brown‘s “When Good Intentions Go Bad” Giveaway. SueLein will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Brown‘s Cherishing Kitty. Congratulations, SueLein. 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 …

Fanny Burney: Writer of Her Times

Fanny Burney: Writer of Her Times

Fanny Burney was the female writer before and during Jane Austen’s life. Both in popularity and literary regard, she stood astride the Regency era as the Colossus stood astride the harbor of Rhodes. She published her first novel, Evelina, when Jane Austen was three years old, hit her publishing peak as Jane was beginning her… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “The Line Between Love and Infatuation” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “The Line Between Love and Infatuation” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of P. O. Dixon‘s “The Line Between Love and Infatuation” Giveaway. Satu will receive her choice of either an eBook copy or an audiobook copy of Ms. Dixon‘s Lady Harriette. Congratulations, Satu. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “Darcy’s Uneasy Betrothal” Giveaway

          Austen Authors is thrilled to announce the winners of Zoe Burton‘s “Darcy’s Uneasy Betrothal” Giveaway. J. W. Garrett and Michelle H will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Burton‘s Darcy’s Uneasy Betrothal. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway… more goodness …

Regency Era Spies

Regency Era Spies

Hello, readers. I am back, upright, and breathing relatively well. My lungs hopefully do not have permanent damage but they are definitely not what they once were. I’ve got a steroid inhaler, try not to do too much, and am slowly editing the book I was working on before the plague hit. This topic is… more goodness …