Category Archives: Shannon Winslow

Hats, ARCs, and a Cover Peek-a-boo

“Fitzwilliam Darcy in His Own Words” is coming soon. Today’s subjects: the many hats worn by an author, a peek-a-boo at the new cover, and an offer for an advance reader copy of the new book. Continue reading

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From Sensibility to Sense

Yes, I am working on a Pride and Prejudice novel at the moment (see two previous posts and my progress report at the end of this one), but I like to periodically turn ideas over in my mind for future … Continue reading

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Fitzwilliam Darcy, In His Own Words

Getting this next novel started has been a bit of a struggle. I wanted to do a P&P book from Darcy’s point of view, but what could I bring to the story that would be something new? The “what if”s … Continue reading

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Can Jane and I Help?

Yesterday was such a beautiful Spring day in the Pacific Northwest. The sky was blue, the birds were singing, the thermometer topped 70 degrees for the first time in a long while, and my magnolia tree burst into glorious bloom. … 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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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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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

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The Ladies of Rosings Park – Debut and Blog Tour

Ta-da! Here it is, my eighth novel! The Ladies of Rosings Park is ready for her ‘coming out party,’ prepared to meet the reading public, excited to be launched onto literary seas and to make her debut upon the larger world! … Continue reading

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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

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A Better Fate for Jane

Some of you may have seen this last month at Austen Variations, but I wanted to reproduce my post here, so I would have it as a permanent part of my own blog. Yes, it’s that important to me! Have … Continue reading

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