Category Archives: Research

The Mistress of the House, OR: What Lizzy Did At Pemberley

The Mistress of the House, OR: What Lizzy Did At Pemberley

What Elizabeth Bennet’s life would have been like once she became Mrs. Darcy of Pemberley is the subject of a good many Austen variations out there, and it’s been something I’ve been considering recently as I work on Anne de Bourgh’s Diary, a story which commences on the day of Elizabeth and Darcy’s wedding. Though… more goodness …

A Jane Austen Time Line

A Jane Austen Time Line

1764-The Reverend George Austen marries Cassandra Leigh. They take up residence at Deane Parsonage in Hampshire. 1765 (to 1819) – Brother James was born. Like his sister, James had literary aspirations, but he never knew even the success than Jane could claim. “Often thought by the family to be the “literary one” (see his poem on Sense… more goodness …

Third Time’s the Charm: More Fun Facts about Austen

Third Time’s the Charm: More Fun Facts about Austen

Though this may not be as exciting as Sheldon’s “Fun With Flags” segments on The Big Bang Theory TV show, today’s episode features the “Third Time’s the Charm Quiz” with questions about Jane Austen’s life and times. (It’ll also be the last quiz, so all those who stress over test-taking can look forward to a… 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 …

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 Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Courting Lord Whitmire” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Courting Lord Whitmire” Giveaway

Austen Authors is excited to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘s “Courting Lord Whitmire” Giveaway. Carylkane, Jerilyn, taswmom, Charlene, kneyda, evamedmonds, Mary Campbell, Teresa Broderick, Kayla Rose, and Virginia Kohl each received an eBook copy of Ms. Jeffers‘s “Courting Lord Whitmire,” which is part of the Regency Summer Escape anthology. Congratulations, Ladies. Prizes were delivered to… more goodness …

Did Jane Austen Write Romance Novels?

Did Jane Austen Write Romance Novels?

Happy 4th of July to our United States readers! We realize July 4th is not a holiday everywhere. In fact, it’s not a holiday most places. A lot of us can agree, though (if we don’t have traumatized kitties and puppies!), that 4th of July firework displays are something amazing to see, and that it’s… more goodness …