Category Archives: Writing & Publishing

The Little Christmas Story With No Name

The Little Christmas Story With No Name

It’s that time of year again, when we haul boxes out of attic or basement, dump the pile of mouse poop off the tops of them, and pull out all the pretties within to decorate our houses. This year, that has not gone so well for me. LOL It’s a long story, but the short… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Sophie Turner’s “A Season Lost” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Sophie Turner’s “A Season Lost” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Sophie Turner‘s “A Season Lost” Giveaway. Leah Pruett, Katherine, Julia Saenz, Cindie Snyder, and Rose Drew will each receive her choice of an eBook copy of print copy of Ms. Turner‘s A Constant Love or A Season Lost. Congratulations, Ladies. [If print copy is chosen, please include your mail… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “Miss Crawford, After Mansfield Park” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “Miss Crawford, After Mansfield Park” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Leenie Brown‘s “Miss Crawford, After Mansfield Park” Giveaway. Danielle C  will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Brown‘s Mary, To Protect Her Heart. Congratulations, Danielle. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules on Austen Authors, all… more goodness …

The Etiquette of “Visiting” and How Jane Austen Used The Tradition as a Plot Device

The Etiquette of “Visiting” and How Jane Austen Used The Tradition as a Plot Device

The Etiquette of “Visiting” and How Jane Austen Used It as a Plot Device In the 1800s, morning calls or visiting upon a household developed a certain protocol, and those who broke protocol were often shunned. First a calling card was presented to the household’s servant. It was common for those who came to London… more goodness …

Are You Like Me? Do You Need a Little Darcy Right This Very Minute… + a Giveaway

Starting about mid November, I have read a variety of Christmas-themed stories. I privately refer to this time period as “cleansing my palate” for much of what I have committed to read, starting in mid-January. Each year, about that time, I read/judge entries in the Romance Writers of America’s RITA Awards program. In the past,… more goodness …

Announcing the Prizes for the Winter Quarterly Giveaway

Announcing the Prizes for the Winter Quarterly Giveaway

  Welcome to Austen Authors’ Winter 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 Winter Quarter Giveaway runs… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “November to Remember” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “November to Remember” Giveaway

  Austen Authors is delighted to announce the winners of P. O. Dixon‘s “November to Remember” Giveaway. Ruth Falvo will receive a $10 Amazon Gift Card. Congratulations, Ruth. 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 Elaine Owen’s “Fun with Follies” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Elaine Owen’s “Fun with Follies” Giveaway

      Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Elaine Owen‘s “Fun with Follies” Giveaway. Buturot, carylkane, and virginiakohl each received an audiobook of Ms. Owen‘s An Unexpected Turn of Events. Congratulations, Ladies. Ms. Owen has contacted each of the winners and prizes have been distributed previously.    more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of the Autumn Quarterly Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of the Autumn Quarterly Giveaway

    Austen Authors are pleased to announce the winners for the Autumn Quarterly Giveaway. Congratulations!!!! If your name appears below: (1) contact Regina Jeffers (Giveaway Coordinator) at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. READ THROUGH ALL THE NAMES FOR THERE ARE MANY WINNERS!!! (2) If your prize is an eBook, make certain the email address for the prize delivery… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Victoria Kincaid’s “When Jane Got Angry” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Victoria Kincaid’s “When Jane Got Angry” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Victoria Kincaid‘s “When Jane Got Angry” Giveaway.  AnitaP will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Kincaid‘s When Jane Got Angry. Congratulations, Anita. 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… more goodness …

November to Remember

November to Remember

November always has a way of being my most productive writing month of the year. November also being National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) most likely has something to do with that. I often go weeks, sometimes months, finding myself unable to write a single word, and then along comes November. The words just seem to… more goodness …

Farewell!

Farewell!

A zillion years ago when my daughter was about four years old, she fell out of bed.I was sleeping as all mothers sleep, on the edge of a dream with one ear cocked for the sound of trouble. I rushed to her room to find her lying on the floor next to her bed, still… more goodness …