Category Archives: Variation

Announcing the Winners of the Austen Authors’ Summer Quarterly Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of the Austen Authors’ Summer Quarterly Giveaway

    Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of the Summer Quarterly Giveaway. If your name appears below… Contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. READ THROUGH ALL THE NAMES IN RED FOR THERE ARE MANY WINNERS!!!  2. If your prize is an eBook, make certain the email address for the prize delivery is… more goodness …

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 …

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 …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “The Means of Uniting Them” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “The Means of Uniting Them” Giveaway

      Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of P. O. Dixon‘s “The Mens of Uniting Them” Giveaway. Carol Perrin will receive a $5 Amazon gift card, thanks to Ms. Dixon. [Because the gift card will be sent directly from Amazon.com, the winner must be able to redeem the gift card on… 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 …

Coming Eventually: Wickham’s Hertfordshire Duel

Coming Eventually: Wickham’s Hertfordshire Duel

There are many ways that two authors can work together. For Summer and me, I think of it as having four unequal phases. First, I write a complete story, often around 20,000 words. That makes it a novella, not a novel. For the second phase, Summer rewrites it, sometimes adding whole scenes that were originally… more goodness …