Author Archives: Sharon Lathan

Silhouettes: A Portrait Alternative with a Dark History (pun intended)

Silhouettes: A Portrait Alternative with a Dark History (pun intended)

For hundreds of years, until the invention of the camera, the only quick and cheap method of immortalizing a loved one was through a shade, also referred to as a shadow portrait. As opposed to more decorative and expensive forms of portraiture like painting or sculpture, a shade was a simple and inexpensive alternative readily available for… Read the full blog post …

“You Are Quite Sure That Is the Way of Taking an Oath in China?” by Guest Author Lona Manning

“You Are Quite Sure That Is the Way of Taking an Oath in China?” by Guest Author Lona Manning

Please join us in welcoming wonderful Austenesque author Lona Manning to the blog. Lona discovered a fascinating bit of Old Bailey courtroom drama and requested sharing the case with our fabulous Austen Authors readers. Thanks so much, Lona! This is Lona’s fourth time as a guest, the links to her previous three blogs listed below.… Read the full blog post …

Derbyshire Flowers

Derbyshire Flowers

It is Spring and of the many aspects to the season I love, getting outside to work in my garden is my absolute favorite. This year marks the 8th Spring at our home in Kentucky, and is the third year where I anticipated scant to do for my carefully designed perennial garden other than the… Read the full blog post …

Tuesday Trifles

Tuesday Trifles

Spring has sprung here in Kentucky, even with the rain intermittently falling, so between the inevitable yard work and need to be active in the fresh, warming air, I have been busy and therefore find myself in a frivolous mood. Hence today’s blog being a series of trifles with nothing heavy or earth-shattering. And sorry… Read the full blog post …

Announcing Winners of the Austen Authors Winter Quarter Giveaway

Announcing Winners of the Austen Authors Winter Quarter Giveaway

The Austen Authors are pleased to announce the winners for the Winter Quarterly Giveaway. Congratulations!!!! If your name appears below: (1) contact Regina Jeffers (Giveaway Coordinator) at reginalm@rjeffers.com to claim your prize. READ THROUGH ALL THE NAMES FOR THERE ARE MANY WINNERS!!! Winners names are in RED.  (2) If your prize is an eBook, make certain the email address for the prize… Read the full blog post …