Tag Archives: Sharon Lathan

The Salon: A Gathering of Elite Intellectuals, a Guest Post from Sharon Lathan

The word salon has been around since at least 1664, derived from the Italian salone or French sala, meaning “a reception room or great hall.” The indication was for a particular part of a house, a room or several rooms, where people gathered together. The English … Continue reading

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Surprising Pre-Regency Era Inventions, a Guest Post from Sharon Lathan

This post originally appeared on the Austen Authors’ blog on 14 April 2020. Enjoy!  As all historical novelists are aware, even though writing fiction with “creative license” as an important aspect of the story telling, we must be careful with … Continue reading

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Free E-Books from Sourcebooks

From Leah Hultenschmidt of Sourcebooks: December 16 is Jane Austen’s birthday and as the world’s leading Jane Austen publisher, Sourcebooks, is throwing a huge one-day-only birthday book bash. Sourcebooks will be offering special ebook pricing on 10 of the best … Continue reading

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Meet the Austen Authors!!!

Several times over the past few weeks, I have mentioned being a part of a unique group of writers: the Austen Authors. In early September 2010, this group took into its own hands a way of meeting new readers: We … Continue reading

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The Austen Authors Blog, a source for readers looking for sequels and adaptations

September 14th, 2010 11:30 am ET (by Kelly Yanke Deltenar at http://www.examiner.com) AustenAuthors.com There exists a utopia, a place where all things good happen for good reasons. A world where Pride and Prejudice doesn’t stop when you reach the last … Continue reading

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Excited and Frustrated with the New Website

I am extremely excited about the launch of our Austen Authors website tomorrow. It should be a grand experiment in creativity. However, I am still playing around with a slideshow of actors who have appeared in Jane Austen related films … Continue reading

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