Wednesday, 20 October 2010

AUSTENESQUE NEWS

A rapid blog tour to highlight interesting Austenesque posts!

1. Austenesque Reviews features an interesting interview with Jane Mullany. Meredith and Jane talk about "Jane and the Damned" .
Janet Mullany has worked as an archaeologist, waitress, draftsperson, radio announcer, performing arts administrator, proofreader, and bookseller. She was reared in England on a diet of Jane Austen and Georgette Heyer, and now lives near Washington, D.C. 




2. Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Movie Discussion of Pride and Prejudice 1995

 

Regina Jeffers writes about Pride and Prejudice 1995 on www.austenauthors.com

"In reading Jane Austen, one can easily imagine the Austen children acting out a play created by the boisterous Jane. Her novels have all the elements of drama: a small cast, limited settings, and no special effects. In this manner, Austen writes cinematic novels..."  (go on reading )

3.WATCH AND WIN ON LAURIE VIERA RIGLER'S SITE
 
  • You have a chance to win signed copies of both "Rude Awakenings of a Jane Austen Addict" & "Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict."
  • Take a two-minute break to watch Episode 19 of Sex and The Austen Girl, "Clothes Make the Man," and enter the giveaway!!! 
  • More details on how to enter at http://www.janeaustenaddict.com






4.  DANCING WITH MR DARCY


 In celebration of the bicentenary of Jane Austen’s arrival at Chawton in Hampshire, the Jane Austen Short Story Award 2009 Competition was sponsored by the Jane Austen House Museum and Chawton House Library. Dancing with Mr. Darcy is a collection of winning entries from the competition. Comprising twenty stories inspired by Jane Austen and or Chawton Cottage, they include the grand prize winner Jane Austen over the Styx, by Victoria Owens, two runners up Jayne, by Kristy Mitchell and Second Thoughts, by Elsa A. Solender, and seventeen short listed stories chosen by a panel of judges and edited by author and Chair of Judges Sarah Waters. 


5. GIVEAWAY WINNER FOR MONICA FAIRVIEW 'S THE DARCY COUSINS


My latest interview in the " Talk Jane Austen with ..." series is was with Monica Fairview and commenters from the US and Canada had the chance to win her latest publication, THE DARCY COUSINS,  thanks to Sourcebooks,  her publisher.
The lucky winner is ....
LADY DOC

Congratulations !!! Enjoy your new Austenesque read.
Thanks to  Monica Fairview and Sourcebooks!
I'll wait for all of you tomorrow. My  new "Talking Jane Austen with ..." interview will be with Sharon Lathan

A new interesting chat and a new GIVEAWAY!!! 
Till tomorrow then. MG


1 comment:

LadyDoc said...

WOW- thank you so much!!! I am really excited to win this book and am looking forward to reading it!!! Love this blog!!! :)