Category Archives: Shannon Winslow

Austen’s Autumn

Yesterday, when I went out for my morning constitutional, I had multicolored maple leaves crunching underfoot and the occasional spider web hitting me in the face.  I also took a plastic bag along with me, into which I hoped to … Continue reading

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Credit Where Credit is Due

This month marks the 5-year anniversary of the publications of The Darcys of Pemberley! My baby (my very first novel) is five years old now, and I’m so proud of how well it has done out there in the big, wide … Continue reading

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Lady Susan: the Most Unlikely Heroine

I promised you something about the newest Jane Austen adaptation: Love and Friendship, based on one of her lesser works known as Lady Susan. But first I have to brag a little about the progress I’ve been making on my … Continue reading

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Bad Acting

No, this is not another movie review (although I will be writing something about Love and Friendship next time). Think more Mansfield Park. This past Saturday, June 25th, I presented a program on Jane Austen at my local library: “Twenty-first … Continue reading

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Them are Stumbling Words

English is not a static language. It’s constantly changing, whether we like it or not. Twenty years ago, “mouse” meant a rodent we hoped never to find in our houses. Now, it’s a friendly little gizmo we’ve grown quite attached … Continue reading

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The Play’s the Thing

I hope you have all enjoyed your Christmas celebrations, in whatever form they take for you. What a busy time of year! But now that things have eased a bit, I thought I’d relate a special highlight for me from … Continue reading

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The Book Talks

Yea! I’m thrilled to say that my latest novel – Miss Georgiana Darcy of Pemberley – is now available in audio format! It seems like it’s been a long time coming. First I had to wait for my favorite narrator, … Continue reading

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Launching without getting Wet

Woohoo! Today’s the day my latest novel officially debuts! Miss Georgiana Darcy of Pemberley is now available in paperback, Kindle, and Nook. Audio will be coming soon too. Once again, I have the honor of “launching” the book at Austenprose, … Continue reading

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My Movie Picks

A week or two ago I put up a post on Facebook asking my 455 friends to recommend movies they thought I might like: I really want to add to my movie collection, but it seems like there aren’t that … Continue reading

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The Enigmatic Miss Darcy

Who is Georgiana Darcy, anyway? I’m halfway through a book I’m writing about her, and I’m still not sure I’ve got all the answers. I think most of us have this vague idea about Miss Darcy from Pride and Prejudice … Continue reading

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