Author Archives: Rose Fairbanks

The Earl’s Bluestocking Bride- Excerpt

The Earl’s Bluestocking Bride- Excerpt

I realize this is Austen Authors, but you see, The Earl’s Bluestocking Bride is very Austen-inspired. In fact, it’s a reworking of my Austen variation, A Sense of Obligation. In recent months, I’ve become inspired by the universality of Jane Austen. Why should I not share my stories with non-Jane Austen readers? I’ve launched a… Read the full blog post …

Austen writes Romance?

Austen writes Romance?

Welcome to February! I can’t believe how fast January flew by! My children are already bringing home heart-shaped crafts from school in celebration of the upcoming St. Valentine’s Day holiday. While I maintain that Jane Austen’s books are about so much more than romantic love you simply can’t get away from the marriage plots and… Read the full blog post …

Writing fever in November

Writing fever in November

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) in which one must write a short novel in a month. Despite my family going on a short vacation last weekend, all I can really think about is accomplishing NaNoWriMo this year. This will be my third year attempting NaNoWriMo. I almost made it in my first year.… Read the full blog post …

Love Overcomes Prejudice

Love Overcomes Prejudice

As Jane Austen fans, we pretty much have no excuse for not knowing that love overcomes prejudice. We are used to it being romantic love that does the overcoming, though. But there are other kinds of love. What about friendship? Over a fortnight ago (yes, I’ve waited most of my life to use that word… Read the full blog post …

Renewed Hope- Excerpt

Renewed Hope- Excerpt

Sufficient Encouragement‘s companion story, Renewed Hope, released the other day. It follows the romances of Darcy’s cousins: Viscount Arlington, Richard Fitzwilliam, and Anne de Bourgh, a surprising Caroline Bingley, and original characters Lady Belinda Crenshaw and Jacob Truman. Each of them face the issue of fighting for love. In my last post about Renewed Hope,… Read the full blog post …