The top ten stories selected by popular vote in the Jane Austen Made Me Do It Short Story Contest have just been posted by editor Laurel Ann Nattress--AND MINE IS ONE OF THEM!!!
THANK YOU TO ALL MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY WHOM I TORMENTED MERCILESSLY OVER THE PAST TWO WEEKS TO VOTE FOR ME. AND EVERYONE ELSE WHO MAY HAVE LIKED IT WHO IS NOT RELATED TO ME. Thank you, thank you, from the bottom of my heart.
CONGRATULATIONS, Everyone!!! Be sure to go to pemberley.com to read these stories--one will be selected for the Jane Austen anthology coming out this fall by Ballantine books! And don't forget the other 78 unique and creative stories still posted as well. All so well done!
The Top Ten stories listed alphabetically by author are:
54 - Sophy and the Armada, by K. Ann Adams
56 - The Love Letter, by Brenna Aubrey
25 - The Marrying of Margaret, by Tracie Banister
78 - Assuming: A Tale of Persuasion, by Hannah Cowan
23 - Carpe Diem, by Jane Greensmith
85 - Mary Bennett Falls Head Over Heels, by Jenni James
70 - The Lost Portrait of Jane Austen, by Miranda Liasson (THAT'S ME!!!)
31 - Attempting Elizabeth, by Jessica Melendez
04 - Spinning White Hair Gold, by Megan Snider
16 - Mr. Collins Last Supper, by Shannon Winslow