Announcing the WINNERS of the Regency Prints Refined GIVEAWAY!

Announcing the WINNERS of the Regency Prints Refined GIVEAWAY!

I am happy to announce the winners chosen by Rafflecopter and random.org for my BIG Giveaway event in celebration of my recent book release, Regency Prints Refined: A Lady’s Diversions. Yeah! Winners will need to contact me directly at sharon.lathan@gmail.com with the necessary information for each prize. To select a print from the 36 inside the book, visit… Continue Reading

**SHARON LATHAN’S NEW BOOK!  GIVEAWAY TOO!!

**SHARON LATHAN’S NEW BOOK! GIVEAWAY TOO!!

Yes, you read the title correctly! I have something new on the market. Whoot! This time around (as I continue to work on my novel) I created a non-fiction picture and history book. A “coffee table” book of sorts, simply not as ginormous as the usual tabletop display photo book. Better yet, my book is beautiful… Continue Reading

Fishing as a Georgian Era Sport

Fishing as a Georgian Era Sport

Until very recently my experiences with fishing have been practically non-existent. I have vague memories of fishing, or attempting to fish, in the small pond in my home town. Most often I caught pollywogs and frogs by hand, which in my opinion was way easier than trying to hook a fish! Then there was the… Continue Reading

Vocabulary Rocks! D is for…

Vocabulary Rocks! D is for…

      Doughnut The term doughnut is first attested to 1809 in Washington Irving’s Knickerbocker’s History of New York. But Irving does not refer to the toroidal confection that we know today. Instead, what he describes are small balls of fried dough, what we would today call doughnut holes: An enormous dish of balls of sweetened… Continue Reading