Category Archives: Austen Characters

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Darcy Versus Collection” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Darcy Versus Collection” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Gianna Thomas‘s “Darcy Versus Collection” Giveaway. Joy Friday, Chelsea K., and Robin G. will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Thomas‘s Darcy vs Lady Catherine. Congratulations, Ladies. NOTE! Giveaway is international. Amazon American market winners will receive an eBook, and other winners will receive a… more goodness …

Tuesday Trifles from Sharon Lathan

Tuesday Trifles from Sharon Lathan

Spring has sprung here in Kentucky, even with the rain intermittently falling, so between the inevitable yard work and need to be active in the fresh, warming air, I have been busy and therefore find myself in a frivolous mood. Hence today’s blog being a series of trifles with nothing heavy or earth-shattering. And sorry… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Diverting Distractions” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Diverting Distractions” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of P. O. Dixon‘s “Diverting Distractions” Giveaway.  Cindie Snyder will receive a paperback copy of her choice of Ms. Dixon‘s books. Choose from Only a Heartbeat Away, By Reason, by Reflection, by Everything, and To Refuse Such a Man. Congratulations, Cindie. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator,… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “A New Release” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Zoe Burton’s “A New Release” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Zoe Burton‘s “A New Release” Giveaway. Lenora and Jane Burke will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Burton‘s Darcy’s Unwanted Bride. 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 must… more goodness …

Neurodiversity and Mr. Darcy

Neurodiversity and Mr. Darcy

It’s April, and that means many things. It is, according to TS Eliot, “…the cruellest month, breeding / Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing / Memory and desire, stirring / Dull roots with spring rain.” Perhaps not coincidentally, it is also the month when many in North America settle in to do their taxes for the previous year.… more goodness …

Easter as a Pride and Prejudice Plot Device

Easter as a Pride and Prejudice Plot Device

Happy Easter Monday! I think today is a perfect day to talk about Easter in Jane Austen’s novel, Pride and Prejudice. Since Jane was the daughter of a rector, we can infer certain things from her use of Easter in the plot, a context that was obvious to her contemporary English readers, since she lived… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Cozying Up to an Austen Mystery” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “Cozying Up to an Austen Mystery” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘s “Cozying Up to an Austen Mystery” Giveaway. Amy Zelenka, SamH, Eva Edmonds, and DarcyBennett will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Jeffers‘s The Phantom of Pemberley. Congratulations. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules… more goodness …

Cozing Up to an Austen-Inspired Mystery with the ReRelease “The Phantom of Pemberley” + a Giveaway

Cozing Up to an Austen-Inspired Mystery with the ReRelease “The Phantom of Pemberley” + a Giveaway

The Phantom of Pemberley: A Pride and Prejudice Mystery was my sixth Jane Austen book. It was originally released in 2010 by Ulysses Press. As Ulysses no longer publishes fiction stories, I had my rights to the book returned to me. I am re-releasing it to a new audience of Austen fans with a new… 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 …