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Elizabeth Winthrop

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ELIZABETH WINTHROP ALSOP (www.elizabethwinthrop.com), is the author of over sixty works of fiction for all ages, including ISLAND JUSTICE and IN MY MOTHER'S HOUSE, both available as e-books. Her short story, The Golden Darters, was selected by Best American Short Stories by Robert Stone and was recently read on SELECTED SHORTS by the renowned actress, Ann Dowd. Under the name Elizabeth Winthrop Alsop, she is the author of the memoir piece, Don't Knock Unless You're Bleeding; Growing Up in Cold War Washington. She has recently completed a personal history about her parents' love affair during World War II, entitled DAUGHTER OF SPIES: Wartime Secrets, Family Lies. The daughter of Stewart Alsop, the political journalist, she divides her time b
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The art of book covers: Recreating the jacket for IN MY MOTHER’S HOUSE

That old saying, “you can’t tell a book by its cover,” hits home especially with authors who have little or no control over the images that the marketing department in a publishing house chooses to sell your book.


When I decided to make In My Mother’s House available as an e-book, I had the opportunity to create a new jacket. The novel spans three generations of women, starting with Lydia, a girl w

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“...They eat everything alive. People, dogs, horses. Everything with flesh on it. So many of them crawling. Everywhere. Leaving the bones behind.”
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