Guest Blog Application & Information

The Austen Authors are excited to welcome published authors
to be our monthly spotlight Austenesque Guest Blogger!

We are looking for good content about YOUR love of Jane Austen,
your inspiration to write Austen fiction,
your experiences with Jane Austen stories or movies or pop culture,
or your research on historical interest of Jane’s life or ties to today. 

Guest Blogger Criteria:

  • Must be published (traditional, independent, or hybrid) in the Austen literary fiction genre in either full-length or novella.
  • Published works can be Austen variations, sequels, and re-imaginings in contemporary or historical time periods. Non-fiction will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • We are not promoting erotica, but authors with books that are typical mainstream romance level heat from sweet to sultry may apply.

Guest Blog Criteria:

  • Blog must have substance and the topic of interest to general Jane Austen readers.
  • May NOT include a giveaway, book review, release announcement, or cover reveal.
  • May include a small excerpt, but NOT as the main focus of the blog.
  • May include relevant links (website, social media, references) and latest novel information.
  • A previously posted blog is allowable, but greater consideration will be given to authors providing unique content.

Guest Blog Day Expectations:

  • Engage with readers in the comments section on Austen Authors.
  • Engage with readers on the Austen Authors Facebook Page. (The Guest Blogger Team will share your post.)
  • Promote to your readership as far and wide as possible! Failure to promote will result in ineligibility for future dates.

Guest Blogger Application Steps:
1. Completely fill in the Application form below and submit.
2. A member of the Guest Blogger Team will contact you within 10 days of your submission.
3. If application is unapproved the Team will detail why and give options for corrections.
4. If application is approved the Team will arrange a date for your guest blog, and deliver detailed instructions on proper document formatting, images, etc.
          All items must be emailed to the Team seven days before the scheduled blog date.

If you have ANY questions about content or the requirements, simply ask via the application form below,
or email Regina Jeffers at 

Guest Blog Application for Austen Authors

Author Name:*
Blog Title:*
Blog topic summary: (thorough as possible)*
Was this blog post previously published elsewhere?*
Comments, Questions, Concerns, Preferred month for guest blog, etc.

*All Submissions are subject to the Guest Blogger Team’s approval. In questionable cases the Austen Authors administrators will be consulted.