Suprise Novelist

Another one of my “virtual” friends (someone I got to know through Twitter) had me over for a visit today. Actually, she invited me to guest blog about how I got started writing:

Thank you, Nancy, for inviting me to guest blog for your readers. I love making connections with other fans of Jane Austen, and talking about how I happened to write my first novel, The Darcys of Pemberley.

I was as surprised as anyone that I should turn out to be a novelist. You see, although I’d dabbled in other creative mediums (music, art), I’d never given any serious thought to writing. Besides, I had a practical career, a house and husband to look after, and two sons to raise. I barely had time to read a book, let alone write one.  Then about eight years ago…  (continue by following link to Nancy’s blog)

“Such kind friends, you know, Miss Woodhouse, one must always find agreeable … I shall always think it a very pleasant party, and feel extremely obliged to the kind friends who included me in it.”  (Emma, chapter 44)

About Shannon Winslow

author of historical fiction in the tradition of Jane Austen
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2 Responses to Suprise Novelist

  1. Nancy Kelley says:

    Thanks again for guest blogging today, Shannon. I enjoyed the story of how you stumbled into writing.

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