Jane Austen & Jewish Themes  IV

Jane Austen & Jewish Themes IV

Throughout this series, I have been looking at Jewish themes that can be found in Jane Austen’s work. That’s not to say that the renown author intentionally incorporated Judaic messages in her writing; however, as I’ve pointed out in my previous posts, Austen was raised in an observant environment and would have been quite at home… Read the full blog post …

Gobble! Gobble! Turkey Day of Thanksgiving here in the U. S. of A.

Gobble! Gobble! Turkey Day of Thanksgiving here in the U. S. of A.

Here in the United States of America, we are smack in the middle of a BIG holiday week. Thanksgiving has always been my second favorite holiday after Christmas. As a relatively simple holiday involving food, and maybe football, but little else, Thanksgiving does not require as much pre-planning as Christmas. Nevertheless, it is definitely in… Read the full blog post …

Announcing the Winners of Autumn Quarter Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Autumn Quarter Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of the Summer Quarterly Giveaway. If your name appears below… 1. Respond to the email notice from Austen Authors OR 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… Read the full blog post …

A New Release and an Excerpt

A New Release and an Excerpt

It has been a busy few weeks in my house. My son graduated from law school last spring and has been studying for his bar exams while doing his clerkship program. He wrote his barrister’s exam for the Bar earlier this month, and we are waiting for his results. My daughter, who is in grade… Read the full blog post …

What Do You Like about . . .

What Do You Like about . . .

As you know, this tends to be an incredibly busy time of the year. Considering you have Halloween, then Thanksgiving, and then Christmas, it’s a wonder anyone can do anything other than run around squawking like a chicken with its head cut off. (Or is that just how I feel at this time of year?… Read the full blog post …

I love Virginia!

I love Virginia!

If you’ve read my bio, you know that I was born and raised in Pennsylvania, a beautiful state in my opinion. I moved from its rolling green hills to eastern North Carolina for a year and a half and was in serious culture shock when everything was flat and brown for at least 10 months… Read the full blog post …

The unmitigated joy of moving

The unmitigated joy of moving

The month of October continued into November and was made up of what I can only describe as turmoil, an opinion I’m reasonably confident my wife shares. The second weekend of the month is when Canada’s Thanksgiving celebration falls. Our tradition for this weekend is to spend it with our children, who live five hundred… Read the full blog post …

Announcing the Winners of Cinnamon Worth’s Autumn Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Cinnamon Worth’s Autumn Giveaway

  Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Cinnamon Worth‘s Autumn Giveaway. Lynn Char and Forever His will each receive a lovely seasonal table runner created by Ms. Worth. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules on Austen Authors, all prizes… Read the full blog post …