Write like Jane

The Jane Austen typeface (top) and a copy of one of her letters to her sister.
The opening lines of “Northanger Abbey” typed using the Jane Austen font designed by Pia Frauss (top) and one of Jane’s letters to Cassandra.

So you want to write like Jane? While we can’t help you with the sharpening of your wit, we can recommend a typeface that’ll at least get you writing like your favorite author, at least on the surface.

The Jane Austen typeface, designed by Pia Frauss, is available for free (for personal use) at https://www.dafont.com/jane-austen.font or on Frauss’ website.

About Zeina Makky

Zeina Makky is a newspaper designer turned web developer, living and working in the D.C. area. Besides Jane Austen, Zeina’s passions include calligraphy, pop culture and chocolate.

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