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New Interview with Regina Jeffers

(This interview was originally posted on Teatime Romance on March 16, 2013.) How long have you been writing, and how did you decide this was a career you wanted to pursue? I began my writing career in the later part … Continue reading

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Interview with Regina Jeffers from Random Bits of Fascination

This interview originally ran on Random Bits of Fascination, the blog of fellow Austen author, Maria Grace. Writing is such a challenging endeavor. What got you started on it, and what keeps you doing it? In November 2008, I was … Continue reading

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Pride 47, Prejudice 5

  Pride and Prejudice was originally entitled First Impressions, which is a much better title when one considers how Jane Austen bombards her readers with the theme of “impressions”: first, flawed, and founded. However, that is material for a future post. What … Continue reading

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Pledging Profits from November Book Sales to Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

In response to a challenge by my friends Abigail Reynolds and Sally Smith O’Rourke, I am donating half the profits from my November book sales from any of my Indie titles to Hurricane Sandy Relief. No matter the format (print … Continue reading

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“Darcy’s Passions” Excerpt – As Elizabeth’s Betrothed, Darcy Dines at Longbourn

At Austen Authors we have spent a year revisiting the events of Pride and Prejudice from the points of view of the other characters. In November at austenauthors.net, we will celebrate the anniversary of the Netherfield Ball. This excerpt revisits … Continue reading

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“Lady Catherine Has Confronted Elizabeth Bennet,” Darcy said.

At Austen Authors, we are celebrating the 200th anniversary of the events in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. This is a scene from Mr. Darcy’s point of view. It is when he discovers that Lady Catherine has confronted Elizabeth Bennet for … Continue reading

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Excerpt from “Darcy’s Passions” – Darcy Apologizes to Bingley

At Austen Authors, in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the novel’s events, we are retelling Pride and Prejudice from the points of view of the other characters. This excerpt comes from chapter 15 of my Austen-inspired novel, Darcy’s Passions.  When Bingley entered … Continue reading

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Excerpt from “Darcy’s Passions”~Darcy and Bingley Dine at Longbourn

Several of the Bennet sisters welcomed Bingley and Darcy upon their entrance to Longbourn. Elizabeth took their greatcoats and briefly greeted Darcy with a hint of a smile and an obligatory curtsy. When they repaired to the dining room, Darcy … Continue reading

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Excerpt from “Darcy’s Passions” – Darcy and Bingley Call at Longbourn

At Austen Authors (http://austenauthors.net), we are celebrating the 200th anniversary of the events found in Pride and Prejudice. This is another of my excerpts from “Darcy’s Passions.” In this one, Darcy returns to Longbourn in hopes of renewing his proposal … Continue reading

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Universal Themes and Jane Austen: First Impressions

Have you ever met someone with whom you have corresponded several times (Facebook, Twitter, phone, or the old-fashioned way by a letter) only to be surprised by his/her appearance? He/She looks nothing like what you anticipated. First impressions are hard … Continue reading

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