Category Archives: Writing & Publishing

Do You Like Audiobooks?

Do You Like Audiobooks?

Caption reads: “The phonograph at home reading out a novel.” From Daily Graphic (New York), 2 April 1878. Less than a year after the invention of the phonograph, this drawing offered a future vision. Novels however would remain impractical for phonographs until the 1930s. As an author, I subscribe to several author resource sites, and I’ve found… Read the full blog post …

Announcing the Prizes for the Austen Authors’ Autumn Quarter Giveaway

Announcing the Prizes for the Austen Authors’ Autumn Quarter Giveaway

Welcome to the Austen Authors’ Autumn Quarter Giveaway!!!! Check out the wonderful prizes!!! Again, our authors are being quite generous. Although we welcome your comments below, to enter the giveaway, you MUST use the Rafflecopter form! The link can be found on the blog’s HOME page or by clicking HERE. Giveaway will end at midnight, EDST on November 14,… Read the full blog post …

Announcing the Winners of Corrie Garrett’s “From London with Loyalty” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Corrie Garrett’s “From London with Loyalty” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Corrie Garrett‘s “From London with Loyalty” Giveaway. Linny B, Mary A Coble, and Rebecca L McBrayer will each receive an eBook copy of Ms. Garrett‘s From London with Loyalty. Congratulations, Ladies. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated… Read the full blog post …

Excerpt: Compromise & Consequence

Excerpt: Compromise & Consequence

I cannot believe four weeks have passed since my last post here on Austen Authors. I must confess, I have been writing up a storm and have about two more chapters left on Compromise and Consequence. Originally, this story was to end at around seventy thousand words, but today… I reached ninety-five thousand. I have… Read the full blog post …

Celebrating the Release of “Lord Radcliffe’s Best Friend + a Giveaway

Celebrating the Release of “Lord Radcliffe’s Best Friend + a Giveaway

I will be releasing “Lord Radcliffe’s Best Friend” this Friday, September 10. I particularly liked this story because the idea behind it is not simply the “boy gets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets girl again,” which we see in many romances. There is something more elemental between Hendrake Barrymore, Earl of Radcliffe, and Miss… 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 …

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 …