Experts Weigh In on “Sexless Jane”

Experts Weigh In on “Sexless Jane”

With the opening of the new version of “Emma,” and all the buzz, negative and positive, about the exposure of a certain part of Knightley’s anatomy in the film, there again is focus on what people think of Austen’s creative force, a single lady in Georgian-era England who wrote about seductions, adultery, out-of-wedlock pregnancies and… more goodness …

Who Said It? Gents of Austen Crossword and FREE BOOKS!

Who Said It? Gents of Austen Crossword and FREE BOOKS!

Happy vernal equinox, everybody! It’s officially spring. The seasons plow onward even as we humans grind to a halt, reminding us that life moves forward, and that this moment will soon be behind us. But I have to admit, it doesn’t feel like it’s going to be “soon.” My daughter is out of school until… more goodness …

Jane Austen, Contagions, & the Danger of Doubling

Jane Austen, Contagions, & the Danger of Doubling

It has been so long since a disastrous contagion swept through the Western world that most of us have forgotten how deadly contagious diseases are. The scariest in my lifetime was polio, because the disease could cripple as well as kill. I remember lining up at the local high school with all the other kids… more goodness …

A Case of Opposites’ Attraction

A Case of Opposites’ Attraction

Every time a new movie adaptation of one of Austen’s novels comes out, I am inspired to re-read the novel before watching the movie. This time, with the new 2020 movie adaptation of Emma out in the theatres, I decided to visit the book again. I admit I have always read Emma because of Mr.… more goodness …

Strange Pets in History, or Support Animals gone too far!

Strange Pets in History, or Support Animals gone too far!

We have all seen the stories of bizarre so-called “support animals” brought (or attempted to be brought) onto airplanes or into public places such as restaurants. A rapid Google search yields dozens of reports and photos of reptiles including snakes, potbellied pigs, assorted birds (ducks and turkeys seem popular), miniature horses, kangaroos, various rodents, monkeys,… more goodness …

Music Videos Pride and Prejudice #4

Music Videos Pride and Prejudice #4

NOTE: Darcy Vs Elizabeth is available in American and British Editions. Get your copy TODAY! mybook.to/DarcyVsElizabeth-Amer mybook.to/DarcyVsElizabeth-Brit Here we go again. Love songs to start your day. Enjoy! Hungry Eyes Salvation Madness – Alanis Morissette A Thousand Years   And I’ve got to add one more to make the day. It’s Raining Men. Woohoo! Have a wonderful… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Allie Cresswell’s “Austenesque in Many Ways—Except the Frame” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Allie Cresswell’s “Austenesque in Many Ways—Except the Frame” Giveaway

      Austen Authors is thrilled to announce the winner of Allie Cresswell‘s “Austenesque in Many Ways—Except the Frame” Giveaway. Sallianne Hines will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Cresswell‘s The Hoarder’s Widow. Congratulations, Sallianne. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules on Austen… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “What Happens at Pemberley” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “What Happens at Pemberley” Giveaway

          Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of P. O. Dixon‘s “What Happens at Pemberley” Giveaway. Billie JEAN stillman will receive her choice of an eBook copy of any of Ms. Dixon’s book titles. Congratulations, Billie. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. Indicate… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Darcy Vs Elizabeth” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Darcy Vs Elizabeth” Giveaway

  Austen Authors is honored to announce the winners of Gianna Thomas‘s “Darcy Vs Elizabeth” Giveaway. Linda A., Lily Bernard, and Marie H. will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Thomas‘s Darcy Vs Elizabeth. Congratulations, Ladies. [Note! A gift card will be substituted for those countries where an eBook edition from Amazon is not… more goodness …

Two + Giveaways + and Two New(ish) Announcements!

Two + Giveaways + and Two New(ish) Announcements!

Summer and I have discussed, on and off, putting out a collection of short stories called A Dollop of Pride and a Dash of Prejudice: A Pride and Prejudice Variation Collection. The main reason for the collection is to publish our three short works, which are individually too short to turn into paperback books, as a… more goodness …