Category Archives: Variation

NaNoWriMo 2018: Tales of Less Pride and Prejudice

NaNoWriMo 2018: Tales of Less Pride and Prejudice

My project for NaNoWriMo this year is aptly named, as I’m having to confront my own pride and prejudices amidst the dawning the realization that I am in way over my head. In light of these reflections, I’ve decided to permit myself to “lose” this year, the sixth in which I’ve participated. Some years I’ve… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “An Upcoming Storytelling Journey” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “An Upcoming Storytelling Journey” Giveaway

Austen Authors is thrilled to announce the winners of P. O. Dixon‘s “An Upcoming Storytelling Journey” Giveaway. TLeighF will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Dixon‘s newest boxed set When the Right Love Comes Along, which includes Miss Elizabeth Bennet and By Reason, by Reflection, by Everything. Congratulations, Tobin. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize.… more goodness …

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

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

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Zoe Burton‘s “Darcy’s Eavesdropping” Giveaway. Lynn char and susannebarrett will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Burton‘s Darcy Overhears. 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 must be claimed within 72 hours… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Releases, and Chaos, and Giveaways, Oh My!” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Releases, and Chaos, and Giveaways, Oh My!” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘s “Releases, and Chaos, and Giveaways, Oh My!” Giveaway. Ms. Jeffers became more generous than she first intended. These ladies all won an eBook copy of Where There’s a FitzWILLiam Darcy, There’s a Way: Luthien84, Chelsea, Carole in Canada, Glynis Whitehead, and Linda Hoppe. This… more goodness …

Darcy’s eavesdropping, and I’m giving books away!

Darcy’s eavesdropping, and I’m giving books away!

It’s that time again … I have completed another novel. 🙂 This one is called Darcy Overhears. It is 43,038 words and 216 printed pages of awesomeness, if I do say so myself. <3 ~~~***~~~ This story began as a tiny “what if.” What if Darcy overheard something about Elizabeth? It wasn’t much to go… more goodness …

Altered States: Challenges of Time Shifted Canonical Characters

Altered States: Challenges of Time Shifted Canonical Characters

Austenesque authors have, in recent years, begun to explore taking the classic characters and extracting them from their Regency worlds to insert them into (usually) modern environments. T’is neither my place nor my inclination to assess whether these variations from tradition are appropriate or not. Of course, considering that I am in the midst of… more goodness …

Releases, and Chaos, and GIVEAWAYS, Oh, My!!!!

Releases, and Chaos, and GIVEAWAYS, Oh, My!!!!

  NEXT MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, I have a new Regency release. This release marks the end of five weeks of releases and a bit of chaos, which began on September 8. Permit me to explain, beginning with this upcoming anthology’s release. What began as a project from writers of the Beau Monde, the Regency-based chapter… more goodness …

A Twisted Austen Halloween

A Twisted Austen Halloween

We are approaching that time of year when I insist on overtaxing myself by writing a story that few will read and might prove detrimental to my career. Yes, it’s Twisted Austen, my annual event conceived in the spirit of Halloween but which really just serves to infuriate and confuse my fellow Janeites. That’s not being… more goodness …

Darcy Vs Elizabeth WIP

Darcy Vs Elizabeth WIP

Well, I had planned on publishing Darcy Vs Elizabeth in August but now it’s pushed to October. Family comes first, and my daughter is moving from California to Illinois where the living is much easier on the pocketbook. So we have been involved with accomplishing that instead. I thought with this post, I’d give you a… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “The Words That Laid the Book Title’s Foundation” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “The Words That Laid the Book Title’s Foundation” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of P. O. Dixon‘s “The Words That Laid the Book Title’s Foundation” Giveaway. Randi Chance will receive HER CHOICE an eBook copy of Ms. Dixon‘s Only a Heartbeat Away, Irrevocably Gone, Designed for Each Other, Impertinent Strangers, or By Reason, by Reflection, by Everything. Congratulations, Randi. Please contact… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Jennifer Redlarczyk’s “We Are Speaking of Music” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Jennifer Redlarczyk’s “We Are Speaking of Music” Giveaway

    Austen Authors is thrilled to announce the winners of Jennifer Redlarczyk‘s “We Are Speaking of Music” Giveaway. elaineowen1 and Claire Ferguson will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Redlarczyk‘s Darcy’s Melody. Meanwhile, Sallianne will receive a print copy of the book, along with a Darcy’s Melody tote bag. Congratulations, Ladies. Jennifer Redlarczyk will… more goodness …

To Love and Cherish: Book Cover and Excerpt

To Love and Cherish: Book Cover and Excerpt

Today, I am SO excited to introduce my novel, To Love and Cherish, which is to be published on Amazon by the end of October. I am equally excited to share the book’s cover, designed by the lovely Susan Adriani. To Love and Cherish is my second Pride and Prejudice variation and tells the story of… more goodness …