Author Archives: Mirta Ines Trupp

Pondering Pride and Passover

Pondering Pride and Passover

Having recently finished a rough draft of my next novel, I’ve been focused on working with alpha readers and trying to revise, restructure and basically reinvent my ever-evolving storyline. All this is done in stolen moments in between a 10-hour work day and household responsibilities… laundry, grocery shopping, etc. Life seems but a quick succession… more goodness …

Character Interview with Mrs. Meyerson~ a look into a Jewish Austen Fan Fiction novel

Character Interview with Mrs. Meyerson~ a look into a Jewish Austen Fan Fiction novel

I have been running a series of author interviews on my Jewish historical fiction blog and often pose a particular question to my guests. Are you a panster or a plotter? I am most definitely a plotter, needing an outline and a spreadsheet with dates, names and personality traits. That being said, there comes a… more goodness …

The Viceroyalty of Rio de la Plata, A Peek into a new Jewish Austen Fan Fiction, by Mirta Ines Trupp

The Viceroyalty of Rio de la Plata, A Peek into a new Jewish Austen Fan Fiction, by Mirta Ines Trupp

After nearly a year, I am happy to announce I’ve completed the first draft of my latest novel. Of course, that only opens the door for the various alpha reads, beta reads, re-writes, etc. In other words, the hard part is yet to come! In the meantime, I want to share the inspiration for this… more goodness …

Going Down the Rabbit Hole~ In Pursuit of Jewish Austen Fan Fiction

Going Down the Rabbit Hole~ In Pursuit of Jewish Austen Fan Fiction

I am forever delving into history books and Internet sites, going down the proverbial rabbit’s hole in search of enchanting stories of elegant ladies and gentlemen of days gone by…who just so happen to be of the Jewish faith.  I surround myself with Austen’s novels, Regency knickknacks, and Judaic memorabilia in the attempt to weave … more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Mirta Ines Trupp’s “From Social Calls to Matzah Balls” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Mirta Ines Trupp’s “From Social Calls to Matzah Balls” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Mirta Ines Trupp‘s “From Social Calls to Matzah Balls” Giveaway. Glenda M, Jen D, Linda A, EvaE and carylkane will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Trupp‘s The Meyersons of Meryton. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to… more goodness …

From Social Calls to Matzah Balls, a look at Jewish Austen Fan Fiction + a Giveaway

From Social Calls to Matzah Balls, a look at Jewish Austen Fan Fiction + a Giveaway

The hosting, and attending, of morning calls, house parties, routs, balls and assemblies was imperative for those entering the upper echelons of society—think of Mr. Bingley and his sisters, who had so recently borne the “stench of trade.” How much more so for foreigners… During the nineteenth century, Jews were experiencing unprecedented mobility in English… more goodness …

Jewish Austen Fan Fiction, a look into Mirta Ines Trupp’s world of J.A.F.F.

Jewish Austen Fan Fiction, a look into Mirta Ines Trupp’s world of J.A.F.F.

Greetings and welcome to my debut post on Austen Authors. I am delighted to make your acquaintance, if only through this medium. Shall I begin by properly introducing myself? Unlike our beloved Miss Austen, I was not born in a scenic village in rural England. My family were neither descendant of landed gentry, nor were… more goodness …