Author Archives: Shannon Winslow

About Shannon Winslow

author of historical fiction in the tradition of Jane Austen

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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Making a Start

Sometimes starting a new novel is the hardest part, but I’ve finally got something to show you! Take a sneak peek at the prologue of “Colonel Brandon in His Own Words.” Continue reading

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August Ups and Downs

My month of August in review – great travels and one great loss. Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to “The Darcys of Pemberley” – Celebration and Giveaway!

What a difference a decade makes! Help me celebrate the 10th birthday of “The Darcys of Pemberley” with games and a giveaway. Continue reading

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A Movie Review: Emma 2020

My thoughts on the deliberately different EMMA. Does Emma 2020 bring anything to the table that’s worthwhile? Plus I have a NEW AUDIO BOOK out! Continue reading

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What’s Next?

What’s Next? I have in mind writing a “Sense and Sensibility” book. Help me decide which one! Continue reading

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