Category Archives: Jane Austen Quotes

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

Posted in art, Jane Austen, Jane Austen Quotes, my books, Shannon Winslow, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Popular Highlights “Return”

Confession. I just finished reading one of my own books: Return to Longbourn… again. I have talked to other authors who say that once their books are finished and published, they never look at them again. The reasons they give? … Continue reading

Posted in Jane Austen Quotes, Shannon Winslow's writing, Uncategorized, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Diverting to Derbyshire – a P&P Missing Scene

Since everybody seemed to appreciate The Specter of Mr. Collins, which I posted here a couple of months ago, I thought today I’d share another of my P&P ‘missing scenes.’ Most of the ones I’ve written are included in a group publication … Continue reading

Posted in Austen Authors, Jane Austen, Jane Austen Quotes, P&P200, Shannon Winslow's writing, Uncategorized, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

A Christmas Ramble

Christmas is coming! Notice that I didn’t say Christmas is here, because technically this is Advent – a time of waiting and preparation in anticipation of the day of Jesus’ birth. I know that on the retail calendar, the Christmas … Continue reading

Posted in English Regency culture, History, Jane Austen, Jane Austen Quotes, my books, Shannon Winslow, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments

World Travels

I wish I could tell you I have made great progress on all four of my current writing projects (see three previous posts) in the last month. I did get the play written, but that’s about all I’ve had time … Continue reading

Posted in Jane Austen, Jane Austen Quotes, travel, Uncategorized, writing | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Coming Attractions

Time for a brief update, and then I have something fun for you to read – the opening of a work in progress. First, though, for those of you who have been asking, I wanted to let you know that … Continue reading

Posted in Jane Austen, Jane Austen Quotes, Shannon Winslow's writing, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Posting Preview Chapters – Good Idea or Bad?

A few months back, I posed a question on Facebook about posting preview chapters of upcoming novels online. Did people like the practice or not? Did reading the opening chapters ahead of time make them more or less likely to … Continue reading

Posted in English Regency culture, Jane Austen, Jane Austen Quotes, my books, Shannon Winslow, Shannon Winslow's writing, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments