When a Shortage a is Blessing

Supply and demand: that’s what it comes down to. I owe my writing career to the vacuum created by the difference between the high demand for Jane Austen stories and the limited supply. That’s the subject of a guest blog I wrote for my friends at Indie Jane:  

Wouldn’t it be fabulous if somebody discovered a stash of unpublished Jane Austen novels?…It would be like discovering the holy grail of the literary world – a precious find not only because of the author’s genius and her tremendous popularity, but also due to the scarcity of the current supply. The rarer something is… (read the rest here)

“My dear madam, they can only raise the price of consumable articles, by such an extraordinary demand for them and such a diffusion of money among us, as must do us more good than harm.” (chapter 6, from the unfinished fragment known as Sanditon)

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About Shannon Winslow

author of historical fiction in the tradition of Jane Austen
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