Category Archives: Writing & Publishing

Announcing the Winner of Don Jacobson’s “Breaking Our Characters to Make Them Whole” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Don Jacobson’s “Breaking Our Characters to Make Them Whole” Giveaway

    Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Don Jacobson‘s “Breaking Our Characters to Make Them Whole” Giveaway. darcybennett will receive a code for an Audible copy of Mr. Jacobson‘s The Avenger: Thomas Bennet and a Father’s Lament. Congratulations, darcybennett. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize.… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Not JAFF: A Regency Christmas Proposal” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Not JAFF: A Regency Christmas Proposal” Giveaway

Austen Authors is thrilled to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘s “Not JAFF: A Regency Christmas Proposal” Giveaway. Linda Martin, CarylKane, Michelle H., Susanne Barrett, J. W. Garrett, Jen, Becky C., and Juliana Clove Fila will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Jeffers‘s A Regency Christmas Proposal Anthology. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway… more goodness …

Breaking our Characters to Make Them Whole + a Giveaway

Breaking our Characters to Make Them Whole + a Giveaway

As an author, I struggle to be certain that the work rings with a truth, an authenticity, that creates a story which offers readers an engaging experience rooted in a believable reality. Even if that world is entire made of fairy-dust, employs time travel, and sees other fictional characters traversing its pages. Consider that Tolkien… more goodness …

Not JAFF, But TWO Regency Releases in October + Excerpts + a Double Giveaway

Not JAFF, But TWO Regency Releases in October + Excerpts + a Double Giveaway

This calendar year has been a busy one for me, with seven releases. I will be glad for the holidays to have some time to “regroup.” This month, alone, I will releasing two Regency stories.  On October 31, THE HEARTLESS EARL arrives. It is a Regency romantic suspense and will be book 1 of a… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “A Second Time Around” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “A Second Time Around” Giveaway

      Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of P. O. Dixon‘s “A Second Time Around” Giveaway. Cis Thurston will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Dixons‘s Expecting His Wife. Congratulations, Cis. 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 …

Caroline’s Love Potion

Caroline’s Love Potion

There is a difference between fan fiction and Austenesque fiction. Fan fiction assumes the readers know the original work. The story below is fan fiction. Too much happens in too short a story for someone unfamiliar with the original to follow. It also makes several unusual assumptions, such as Wickham being a man of honor…… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Don Jacobson’s “Bringing Life to Lydia Bennet in the Time of the Wardrobe” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Don Jacobson’s “Bringing Life to Lydia Bennet in the Time of the Wardrobe” Giveaway

      Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Don Jacobson‘s “Bringing Life to Lydia Bennet in the Time of the Wardrobe” Giveaway. Laurie McClain will receive her choice of either an eBook copy or a print copy of Mr. Jacobson‘s The Pilgrim: Lydia Bennet and a Soldier’s Portion. Congratulations, Laurie. Please… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Anticipating the Release of ‘Mr. Darcy’s Bet'” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Anticipating the Release of ‘Mr. Darcy’s Bet'” Giveaway

    Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Anticipating the Release of ‘Mr. Darcy’s Bet’” Giveaway. Katzanne, Cheryl Kepler, Juliana Clove Fila, Kelly Rodriquez, Ann Myers, Heather Schlecht Hill, Darcy Wyant Coggins, and Kristine Shore will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Jeffers‘s Mr. Darcy’s Bet. Congratulations, Ladies. Winners have… more goodness …