Category Archives: Writing & Publishing

The Epistolary Style of Creation

The Epistolary Style of Creation

By now my friends and co-conspirators have become inured to my tales of transferring my written works to #Audible. I have discussed the idea of performance versus narration and the fact that what works in writing may not respond to verbal presentation. Yet, there is one more item which we #InspiredByAusten writers, a solitary bunch… more goodness …

Preparing for the Release of “Where There’s a FitzWILLiam Darcy, There’s a Way”

Preparing for the Release of “Where There’s a FitzWILLiam Darcy, There’s a Way”

I know I have been excessively quiet regarding my upcoming JAFF release. In truth, I had hoped to have it ready by mid-August, but now it is looking closer to mid-September for its release, for I am doing a rewrite of the ending. However, I thought it time for a teaser, which you will find… more goodness …

A Proud Janeite

A Proud Janeite

I’m participating this month in the annual event Austen In August, even more full of Jane-goodness this year as it carries on for an entire month instead of its traditional two weeks. I highly recommend stopping by and enjoying the posts, giveaways, read/watch-alongs, and other bits of goodness that Misty, The Book Rat, so beautifully… more goodness …

From Persian Poetry to Pride and Prejudice

From Persian Poetry to Pride and Prejudice

Let me begin by expressing my gratitude to Regina and Sharon for allowing me to join the AuAu family. Being a great admirer of Jane Austen’s novels, and having enjoyed reading the beautiful works of many of the AuAu members, it is most gratifying to be so warmly welcomed by them. As this is my… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Victoria Kincaid’s “The Unforgettable Mr. Darcy” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Victoria Kincaid’s “The Unforgettable Mr. Darcy” Giveaway

    Austen Authors is delighted to announce the winners of Victoria Kincaid‘s “The Unforgettable Mr. Darcy” Giveaway. Lisa Hatfield will receive her choice of either an eBook copy or a print copy of Ms. Kincaid‘s The Unforgettable Mr. Darcy. Congratulations, Lisa. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to… more goodness …

Another year, another race, another reader

Another year, another race, another reader

I recently went on a vacation with my sister. We’ve never done anything like this before, and I wish we had. It was great to spend that time with her and do things together. We went to Kentucky, visiting the Ark Encounter on Friday and Kentucky Speedway on Saturday.  The last time I was at… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Alexa Adams’s “New Release! Being Mrs. Bennet” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Alexa Adams’s “New Release! Being Mrs. Bennet” Giveaway

  Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Alexa Adams‘s “New Release! Being Mrs. Bennet” Giveaway. Daniella Copeland and Teresa Broderick will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Adams‘s Being Mrs. Bennet. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules on Austen Authors,… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Barbara Silkstone’s “They Might Have Been Friends” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Barbara Silkstone’s “They Might Have Been Friends” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Barbara Silkstone‘s “They Might Have Been Friends” Giveaway. Gaelicark will receive a set of the first two paperbacks in Ms. Silkstone‘s  Florence Nightingale Comedy Mystery series: The Giggling Corpse and The Killer Corset. Gaelicark, look for an email from Ms. Silkstone in order to claim your prize. [According… more goodness …

My Introduction to Historical Romance and JAFF – and TWO exciting announcements!

My Introduction to Historical Romance and JAFF – and TWO exciting announcements!

I first fell in love with historical romance not through Jane Austen (that came after watching the wonderful 1995 BBC adaptation) but by smuggling a few of my mother’s book collection out of her reading nook and up to my bedroom. I’d have been 11 or 12, I suppose, and she would definitely not have… more goodness …

Taking Jane For A Ride + a Giveaway

Taking Jane For A Ride + a Giveaway

As the summer has deepened here in Seattle, our social life has gained more vibrancy than enjoyed in previous years. Perhaps it is simply the fact that we have found more space in our lives outside of work and family. In any event, we have been reconnecting with friends—both new and very old. This tale… more goodness …