Category Archives: Writing & Publishing

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “For Want of a Living” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “For Want of a Living” Giveaway

      Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Leenie Brown‘s “For Want of a Living” Giveaway. Nancy L Duell will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Brown‘s Willow Hall. Congratulations, Nancy. 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 …

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “A Duel in Meryton” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “A Duel in Meryton” Giveaway

  Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Renata McMann‘s and Summer Hanford‘s “A Duel in Meryton” Giveaway. Randi Chance  and Leah will each receive an eBook copy of A Duel in Meryton. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules on Austen… more goodness …

Bringing Life to Lydia Bennet in the Time of the Wardrobe + a Giveaway

Bringing Life to Lydia Bennet in the Time of the Wardrobe + a Giveaway

The arc of the Bennet Wardrobe is long. Book One of The Keeper: Mary Bennet’s Extraordinary Journey raises the curtain in 1691. We last saw Mary and her husband Edward Benton in 2013…322 years later. Other principals also have moved about the timeline: Kitty to 1886 while her parents, Thomas and Fanny, translated to 1947.… more goodness …

Anticipating the Release of “Mr. Darcy’s Bet” on September 23 with an Excerpt + a Giveaway

Anticipating the Release of “Mr. Darcy’s Bet” on September 23 with an Excerpt + a Giveaway

Back in April, I introduced you to my latest Austen-inspired novel, which will release on September 23. Preorder for Mr. Darcy’s Bet will begin next week. Grab it while you can, for it will be only $0.99 for the preorder and for one week of regular sales on Amazon before the price will jump. It… more goodness …

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 …

As the Story Unfolds

As the Story Unfolds

Happy News! I am working on a new novel. Actually, it’s my National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) 2018 project: Gravity. Despite having written a large chunk of the tale last year, crafting the final story is taking longer than expected. That’s because the premise has changed. I’m planning to stick with the original title (Gravity),… 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 …