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Shannon Winslow

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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 to accomplish. I’ve been a little busy with family obligations and with travel. Here are just a few of my vacation photos:


 


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“Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery. I quit such odious subjects as soon as I can, impatient to restore everybody not greatly in fault themselves to tolerable comfort, and to have done with all the rest.”
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Shannon Winslow Trish wrote: "whats coming up next?"
I've got some ideas cooking, Trish, but nothing actually underway yet. I promised myself I wouldn't start writing another book until I finished sorting through my parents' house - a massive undertaking, but I'm just about done! How would you feel about a bit of a time travel story? - a JA fan who gets the chance to travel back to live her life in Regency times. She pictures herself another Lizzy Bennet, but of course things don't go exactly as she imagines. I hope it will be a bridge book to one I wrote some time ago called First of Second Chances. You can read about that one at my website/blog www.shannonwinslow.com. The plan would be to publish the two together. I would also like to put together an anthology about Mr. Collins. Then I have in mind a book about the Gardiners. That will keep me busy for a while!


Patricia whats coming up next?


Shannon Winslow My pleasure, Sophia! I'd be delighted to have you read them and I hope you enjoy them. They are my "darling children" - all different, but loved equally!


Sophia Thanks for accepting my friend request, Shannon!

I'm looking forward to reading your books. Love your posts at AuAu.


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