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Winners of Sharon Lathan’s Regency Servants Giveaway

Winners of Sharon Lathan’s Regency Servants Giveaway

Austen Authors and Sharon Lathan are happy to announce the winners from Sharon’s blog on Regency Servants. As the finale to the 6-part series on servants who worked inside the grand manor houses and London townhouses during the Georgian and Regency Eras, Sharon offered five books on the subject highlighted throughout the series. The winners… more goodness …

Regency Servants: Men in the Household

Regency Servants: Men in the Household

I’m back again with the third installment in my series on country estate servants during the Regency/Georgian eras. So far I’ve written an introductory post and covered the Land Steward, Valet, and Lady’s Maid. Links to those two posts are below, and if you missed them, I would strongly encourage catching up before reading today’s… more goodness …

Regency Servants: Valet and Lady’s Maid

Regency Servants: Valet and Lady’s Maid

Continuing my series on servants during the Regency/Georgian eras, here is essay #2. On November 2 I began with a general introduction on estate staff, both inside and outside, and covered the Estate or Land Steward. That post can be read here: Regency Servants: Introduction & Steward  I would suggest reading (or re-reading) that post for… more goodness …

LABOR DAY! Relax, picnic, watch a movie, read a book… and give thanks to hard working men & women everywhere!

LABOR DAY! Relax, picnic, watch a movie, read a book… and give thanks to hard working men & women everywhere!

Labor Day, the American holiday observed on the first Monday in September, has evolved into a day marking the end of summer, typically celebrated with parties, parades, and various athletic events. Nothing wrong with a three-day weekend, or getting together with family and friends for some wholesome fun! Still, like many holidays here in the US… more goodness …

Winners from Sharon Lathan’s “Regency Prints Refined” release giveaway. YOU may be on the list!

Winners from Sharon Lathan’s “Regency Prints Refined” release giveaway. YOU may be on the list!

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners chosen by Rafflecopter and random.org for Sharon Lathan‘s BIG Giveaway event in celebration of her new book, Regency Prints Refined: A Lady’s Diversions. Yeah! Winners will need to contact Sharon directly at sharon.lathan@gmail.com with the necessary information for each prize. To select a print from the 36… more goodness …

Clueless is 20 Years Old.  I’m Totally Buggin’ !!

Clueless is 20 Years Old. I’m Totally Buggin’ !!

Twenty years ago writer-director Amy Heckerling began developing a story that would focus on the popular kids at a California high school. Above all, Heckerling’s desire was to have a central female character who was relentlessly optimistic. I remember reading Emma, and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Those characters: what I gravitated to was how positive they… more goodness …