A Northanger Abbey Halloween

A Northanger Abbey Halloween

I’ve been thinking about Jane Austen and Halloween – two subjects that don’t really go together in spite of the cute pumpkins we see with her cameo painted or carved on them. Jane Austen didn’t write the kind of Gothic horror novels she both made fun of in Northanger Abbey, and hinted that she might enjoy.… more goodness …

Pride and Prejudice 1940 Trivia Challenge

Pride and Prejudice 1940 Trivia Challenge

The Pride and Prejudice 1940 Trivia Challenge is unique in that many of the Austen Authors readers may have never even seen this adaptation. The drama that went on behind the scenes is as fascinating as the film. See how you do on the Trivia Challenge Quiz, and then check your answers while you relax.… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “Fighting with Caroline Bingley” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “Fighting with Caroline Bingley” Giveaway

                Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Zoe Burton‘s “Fighting with Caroline Bingley” Giveaway. Michelle H and June will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Burton‘s latest release, Caroline’s Censure. Ladies, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. [As… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Rose Fairbanks’s “Extraordinary Devotion” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Rose Fairbanks’s “Extraordinary Devotion” Giveaway

Austen Authors knows great joy in announcing the winner of Rose Fairbanks‘s “Extraordinary Devotion” Giveaway. Donna Krug will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Fairbanks‘s Extraordinary Devotion for joining us on the blog. Donna, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. [According to Austen Authors’ stated giveaway rules, all prizes… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Revenants: Returning from the Dead” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Revenants: Returning from the Dead” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘s “Revenants: Returning from the Dead” Giveaway. Deanna Flaman, Carla Penaloza, and Lynn Char will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Jeffers‘s paranormal Pride and Prejudice vagary, Vampire Darcy’s Desire. Ladies, please contact Regina, who serves as our site’s Giveaway Coordinator at jeffersregina@gmail.com. Congratulations!… more goodness …

Fordyce on Women

Fordyce on Women

When Mr. Collins reads from Fordyce’s Sermons in Pride and Prejudice, I always figured he was reading something dry and preachy. What I didn’t figure was that he was also reading something incredibly sexist. Fordyce wrote several books of sermons, but his Sermons for Young Women was the most popular of his books, extremely popular during… more goodness …

Coming Around Again

Coming Around Again

On May 4, 2017, I wrote about my book bundling strategy in an Austen Authors post titled, The Next Set. Regarding eBook sales, reader response exceeded my expectations for the post’s featured title: Courtship and Matrimony. A thousand thanks to everyone who grabbed a copy. On June 29, 2017, I featured another book bundle titled, First… more goodness …

I Am Lady Catherine: A Twisted Austen Tale, Excerpt & Giveaway

I Am Lady Catherine: A Twisted Austen Tale, Excerpt & Giveaway

After a two year hiatus, Twisted Austen is back in celebration of Halloween, one of my very favorite holidays (I’m a sucker for any excuse to dress up). The idea behind Twisted Austen has nothing to do with monsters, hauntings, or any other such traditional folderol. Instead, I use this opportunity to explore some slightly… more goodness …