Last Pieces Come Together in Austen Puzzle

Last Pieces Come Together in Austen Puzzle

Stepping back 200 years, what we see in Jane Austen’s personal life are tantalizing hints of relationships but primarily obfuscation about any possible romances from 1802, when she was 26, until her retirement to Chawton Cottage with the other Austen women in 1809. As described in my last two blogs, Jane had one boyfriend, Tom… more goodness …

Happy Halloween 2017 from the Austen Authors! Trick or Treat Trivia Time.

Happy Halloween 2017 from the Austen Authors! Trick or Treat Trivia Time.

Halloween origins are a jumbled bag from all over the place. In most cases pinning an exact history to any particular custom is a shot in the dark. The truth is that few (if any) of our contemporary holidays popped up fully formed. Rather, they were created slowly over time and added to along the way.… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Coming Around Again” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Coming Around Again” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of P. O. Dixon‘s “Coming Around Again” Giveaway. MBresticker  will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Dixon‘s Hearts Bound Together As One. Miriam, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations! [According to Austen Authors’ stated giveaway rules, all prizes must be claimed within… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Alexa Adams’s “I Am Lady Catherine: A Twisted Austen Tale” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Alexa Adams’s “I Am Lady Catherine: A Twisted Austen Tale” Giveaway

                  Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Alexa Adams‘s “I Am Lady Catherine: A Twisted Austen Tale” Giveaway. Suzanne and nmayer will each receive an eBook bundle of books from Ms. Adams. The bundle includes Emma and Elton, Jane and Bingley, Becoming Mrs. Norris,… more goodness …

Notes From The Bennet Wardrobe Universe

Notes From The Bennet Wardrobe Universe

The Bennet Wardrobe is an alternative history in the Jane Austen Universe. While the characters are familiar, I have endeavored to provide each of them with an opportunity to grow into three-dimensional personalities, although not necessarily in the Regency period. If they were shaped or stifled by the conventions of the time, the Wardrobe helped… more goodness …

Favorite Scenes

Favorite Scenes

I rewatch my favorite scenes in movies without watching the whole movie. There are three scenes I’ve rewatched many times, and they don’t come from Jane Austen movies. I suspect that if someone mentioned the movie Dirty Dancing (1987) there would be people who have seen only a single scene from it. It’s the finale,… more goodness …