Category Archives: Jane Austen

Villains I Like to Know More About

Villains I Like to Know More About

Hello everyone, A few days ago, I watched the new Cruella movie with my younger daughter and we both greatly enjoyed it as it is filled with beautiful costumes and scenes. But what I most enjoyed was how the story revolves around the character of Estella/Cruella and shows the events that made her the person… Read the full blog post …

Announcing the Winners of the Austen Authors’ Summer Quarter Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of the Austen Authors’ Summer Quarter Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of the Summer Quarterly Giveaway. If your name appears below… , 1. 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 address for the prize delivery is correct.… Read the full blog post …

Recent Travels and a Cover Reveal

Recent Travels and a Cover Reveal

After two of the most difficult years I’ve experienced, my husband and I managed to get away for an actual real genuine vacation. It even involved an aeroplane! With international travel a bit uncertain, we decided to explore some of our own country, and we spent two weeks in Newfoundland, Canada. We planned to do… Read the full blog post …

Finally! Cover Reveal

Finally! Cover Reveal

Whew! What a summer! As you know from my last couple blogs, creating the cover for my upcoming novel has been a bit challenging. I believe I wrote about covers in the past, but normally while I am writing a new story, a scene jumps out at me and I know that is the cover.… Read the full blog post …

The Highwayman-an excerpt

The Highwayman-an excerpt

This month I am sharing the first chapter of my current WIP. The story begins when highwaymen accost Elizabeth, Jane, and Mrs. Gardiner near Pemberley. Suspicion falls on Mr. Darcy, who is rumored to be suffering a bit of financial strain. Of course, Darcy being Darcy, he pays no attention to the gossip, which leads… Read the full blog post …

Reduced to a Tweet. The Lost Art of the Social Call

Reduced to a Tweet. The Lost Art of the Social Call

Social connection. It’s the pulse of civilization, the foundation of community, and a deeply held human need.  You might have guessed that I’m not necessarily talking about networking with influential people here. I’m talking about friendship, camaraderie, recognition, love, and belonging.  Jane Austen was particularly adept at infusing the relationships in her novels with an… Read the full blog post …

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

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

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Zoe Burton‘s “A New Book” Giveaway. Alison Almquist and Randi Chance will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Burton’s Darcy’s Favorite. 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… Read the full blog post …

10 Confessions of an Austenite

10 Confessions of an Austenite

Most people who know me well know that I’m a die-hard Austenite. Or Janeite. Or Janiac. Whatever title you prefer. 🙂 But here are some facts that most people don’t know about me, in regards to my Austen-mania. 1) I didn’t become an Austenite until I was 18.  Frankly, I’m surprised I didn’t discover it… Read the full blog post …

Somebody Else’s Gentleman First Look

Somebody Else’s Gentleman First Look

How about a first look inside my upcoming release? It’s Somebody Else’s Gentleman and it will be available soon. I chose the following Jane Austen quote as the epigraph for the story: “Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised or… Read the full blog post …