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 …

Misers – A Timeless Fascination

Misers – A Timeless Fascination

I frequently reflect on how different our lives are from the lives of those that lived during the Georgian Period, but occasionally, I am reminded in surprising ways that human nature is rather constant. As a case in point, let’s consider reality television. Back in 2012, there was a reality show called Extreme Cheapskates. It… 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 …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Someone Else’s Gentleman” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Someone Else’s Gentleman” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of P. O. Dixon‘s “Someone’s Else’s Gentleman” Giveaway. Leslie Waters will receive a $5 Amazon gift card for being part of the giveaway. Congratulations, Leslie. Please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. [According to stated giveaway rules on Austen Authors, all prizes… Read the full blog post …

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 …