Category Archives: Variation

Writing an Austen Variation or Continuation, by Catherine Bilson

Writing an Austen Variation or Continuation, by Catherine Bilson

For me, writing a fiction story, whether it’s JAFF, fanfiction for a different universe (I also write Marvel fanfic!) or an original with your own characters, always begins with the question “What if?” What if THIS happened? What if there was a girl who discovered her father was a fallen angel? What if a couple… more goodness …

Darcy Speaks!  Mr. Darcy to the Rescue Now Available on Audiobook

Darcy Speaks! Mr. Darcy to the Rescue Now Available on Audiobook

After many ups and downs, Mr. Darcy to the Rescue is now available on audiobook. There have been three different narrators attached to the project at different points, and the whole process took far longer than anticipated. But the ultimate result is great!   Look below for a plot summary and an excerpt from the beginning… more goodness …

Announcing the Prizes for the Austen Authors’ Summer Giveaway

Announcing the Prizes for the Austen Authors’ Summer Giveaway

Welcome to Austen Authors’ Summer Giveaway. Check out the wonderful prizes!!! Again, our authors are being quite generous. Although we welcome your comments below, to enter the giveaway, you MUST use the Rafflecopter form! The GIVEAWAY link can be found at the top of the blog’s HOME page or by clicking HERE. The Summer Quarter Giveaway ends on… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “Hypothetically Married” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “Hypothetically Married” Giveaway

  Austen Authors is honored to announce the winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford‘s “Hypothetically Married” Giveaway. CARLA P. and Cinta Garcia will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. McMann and Ms. Hanford‘s Hypothetically Married. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules on… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Don Jacobson’s “We Learn Something from Every Review” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Don Jacobson’s “We Learn Something from Every Review” Giveaway

  Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Don Jacobson‘s “We Learn Something from Every Review” Giveaway. Becky C will receive an autographed print copy of Mr. Jacobson‘s Lessers and Betters, while Vesper will each receive an eBook copy of the same title. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Eliza Shearer’s “The Making of a Janeite” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Eliza Shearer’s “The Making of a Janeite” Giveaway

  Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Eliza Shearer‘s “The Making of a Janeite” Giveaway. Sadie Bernal, Mary Campbell, and virginiakohl will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Shearer‘s Miss Darcy’s Beaux. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “A Matchmaking Premise” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “A Matchmaking Premise” Giveaway

    Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of P. O. Dixon‘s “A Matchmaking Premise” Giveaway. rayvness79 will receive a $5 Amazon.com gift card, courtesy of Ms. Dixon. The gift card will be awarded via Amazon.com. (If the lucky winner is ineligible to receive a gift card from the Amazon.com online store, a prize of… more goodness …

Announcing Hypothetically Married + Giveaway!

Announcing Hypothetically Married + Giveaway!

Hypothetically, what would a gentleman in Regency times prefer? Let’s assume our gentleman has several children. Would he want one to be wealthy and the others simply not poor, or would he want all of them to have equal wealth? Did he have the luxury of a choice? When having many children was normal, it… more goodness …

Therapy Dogs in Austen?

Therapy Dogs in Austen?

Last year, I wrote a post about dogs. I couldn’t have imagined then that a dog would play a central role in one of my books, but it has. In my current Work-In-Progress, called To Save Elizabeth, Lizzy has a therapy dog, a Great Dane named Brutus. Now, therapy dogs were not a “thing” in… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Darcy vs. Lady Catherine” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Darcy vs. Lady Catherine” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Gianna Thomas‘s “Darcy vs. Lady Catherine” Giveaway. Anita P and Donna Krug will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Thomas‘s latest book, Darcy vs. Lady Catherine. Ladies, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. Congratulations! [In accordance with Austen Authors’… more goodness …