Author Archives: Shannon Winslow

About Shannon Winslow

author of historical fiction in the tradition of Jane Austen

Who Knew Henry Tilney Was Such a Passionate Guy?

I especially enjoy writing the many letters included in my novels, trying to make each one a little work of art, as Jane Austen did.  (More on that topic here.) Who can forget Darcy’s 8-pager to Elizabeth after his failed … Continue reading

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Becoming a Fan of Becoming Jane

I love movies and I love Jane Austen, so what could be better than a movie about Jane Austen? I’ve been building my private library for years – movies to my taste, distinctly separate from my husband’s much larger collection … Continue reading

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Taking Pleasure in a Good Novel

Let me start by wishing you all a wonderful 2020! Since all the hubbub of the holidays has at last died down, I’ve found time to get a little writing done again. I’m 200 pages into my Northanger Abbey sequel … Continue reading

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Superhero in Disguise

Who is that behind that mild mannered dental hygienist exterior? Could it be a superhero?  About five years ago, I did an interview with author Maria Grace for her “Writing Superheroes” series on her excellent blog Random Bits of Fascination. … Continue reading

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Book Launch and Giveaway!

Woohoo! It’s book launch day for Prayer and Praise: A Jane Austen Devotional! It’s been well over a year since I had a new release, not because I haven’t been writing, but because, for a change, I’ve been working on … Continue reading

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Ta-Da! Cover Reveal… at last!

Did you think this day would ever come? With all the unexpected challenges and my major case of paralyzing indecision (see the 3 previous posts for the full saga), I was beginning to wonder myself! But the fog finally cleared … Continue reading

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And the Winner Is… (Cover Image Decision)

Progress! My Cover Image Quandry – parts one and two – is finally resolved! Usually I like to hold back the cover design of a new book until the day of the official cover reveal. But since you all have … Continue reading

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