Midnight in Austenland Contest Winners

Your submissions to the Midnight in Austenland contest were crazy collisions of the real and fictional world. We sent the top ten entries to Shannon Hale and she chose her favorites!



And without further ado, the grand prize goes to . . . 

Brick Walls and Posies
by Jessica Budke
Shannon says: Lovely writing, a story I could get lost in

Congrats, Jessica! You’ll receive copies of Austenland and Midnight in Austenland and a “Jane is my Homegirl” t-shirt!

In second place is . . .

Good Night
by Roberta H. Shapiro
Shannon says: Complicated, lots of juicy bits for expanding

Nice job, Roberta! You’re going to get copies of Austenland and Midnight in Austenland as well as an “I Love Jane” pin!

And in third place

Hello Seattle
by Katharine Elizabeth
Shannon says:
Love the snow globes, lovely descriptions

Katharine, check your mail for copies of Austenland and Midnight in Austenland!

Shannon had comments for some of our other excellent finalists as well:

Book Delvers by Krystal Maestas: Fun ideas, I love the names book delvers and dark editors
The Lost Beauty by Annabel G.: A place where the books are all true, so lovely
A Drifter’s Credence by Transient Tears: Drifters – what a wonderful idea
Lucy and the Prince by Brighton Lilianth: I like the twist at the end
Inside the Pages by Gabriella Gamez: I love the frustration of not fitting anywhere and the twist at the end
Elizabetta and the Magic Man by Ashleigh Davidson: Nice dialogue and setting
Moonlight on Shining Waters by Anna Hirsch: A fun twist on a classic, full of emotion

Congrats again to the winners, and enjoy your prizes!

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