Author Archives: Shannon Winslow

About Shannon Winslow

author of historical fiction in the tradition of Jane Austen

What’s for the Encore?

The launch party for “Colonel Brandon in His Own Words” is wrapping up, so what should I write next? Three ideas. One sneak peek at a proposed P&P prequel. Continue reading

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“Colonel Brandon in His Own Words” is here!

I’m excited to introduce you to my brand new book: Colonel Brandon in His Own Words! – a supplement to Sense and Sensibility. Discover the inside story – everything Jane Austen didn’t tell us – all in Colonel Brandon’s own words. Continue reading

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Cover Strip Tease

NEW POST: Cover reveal teaser, publication date, and official blurb for “Colonel Brandon in His Own Words”! Continue reading

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Spring Surprises

Taking the opportunity to share some updates, some pretty spring pictures, and a surprising bit of personal news. Continue reading

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Cover Design Prototypes – Taking a Poll

I’m thinking ahead to the cover design for “Colonel Brandon in His Own Words,” and I want your vote on these 4 prototypes! Continue reading

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Creating Your Own Amusement

New excerpt from completed draft of “Colonel Brandon in His Own Words”! – courting Marianne. Also, comment on the writer/reader partnership that creates enjoyment of a novel. Continue reading

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The Best Movies I Never Watch

My movie collection: what gets re-watched, what doesn’t, and why. Also an update on my work-in-progress: Colonel Brandon in His Own Words. Continue reading

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Beneficial Exercise

Jane Austen and I both believe in the benefits of a long walk – for ourselves as well as our characters! Read an excerpt of one such important and romantic walk. Continue reading

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November Nostalgia

Update on my work-in-progress, and remembering my mother. Continue reading

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Sense and Sensibility: the Themes Just Keep on Coming

Ever thought about the themes expressed in “Sense and Sensibility”? I hadn’t, not until I started writing a variation from Colonel Brandon’s point of view. Now I see them everywhere! Take a look, and also read an excerpt of when Brandon first meets Marianne. Continue reading

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