Shannon Stacey

Conversation with the heroine…

of The Widowmaker

Lydia: He can’t talk to me like that.

Me: Oh, don’t go trying that maidenly miss thing with me. I know your deep, dark secret, remember? So don’t expect me to believe that you’d be all up on your high horse because he said :censor:.

Lydia: No, he can’t talk to me like that because they don’t use that word here in 1879.

Jack: So what am I supposed to say? Come and touch the proof I ain’t gelded?

Me: You hush.

Jack: Come and kiss the jackrabbit between the ears?

Me: You are not helping.

Lydia: You know, if we had batteries in 1879, I’d just walk away.

7 comments to “Conversation with the heroine…”

  1. Gabriele
      · September 30th, 2005 at 1:16 pm · Link

    Lydia’s last remark so had me on the floor. :lmao:

    And now I wonder what Jack did say.

  2. Mel
      · September 30th, 2005 at 2:25 pm · Link

    :nod: You Go Girl. I love your characters. :)

    Can’t wait to read TUART.

  3. Karen Templeton
      · September 30th, 2005 at 3:32 pm · Link

    Shannon —


    I’m tellin’ ya, write a whole book like that and I could think of any number of NYT bestselling types who would have to seriously watch their backs. :cheesy:

  4. Anna Lucia
      · September 30th, 2005 at 5:25 pm · Link

    Shan, you badly need a falling-to-knees-worshipping emoticon….

  5. Shannon
      · September 30th, 2005 at 6:48 pm · Link

    Then I’d have to get a toilet emoticon to go with it.


    I can just imagine the spam I’m going to get after hunting sites about the historical usages of sexual words.

    I can also just imagine that if I took all these conversations with my characters and compiled them, the men in the white coats would come and take me away.

    As I heard Suzanne Brockmann say in a workshop, writing is the one profession where we make our mental illnesses work for us. :crazy:

  6. Jaci Burton
      · September 30th, 2005 at 10:20 pm · Link

    :rofl: Yes! Get her a vibrator! Cmon, Shan, research it….Surely SOMETHING vibrated back then! ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhahahahahaha! :lmao:

  7. Shannon
      · October 1st, 2005 at 1:03 am · Link

    Stop encouraging her. Next thing you know she’ll be trying to wiggle around on the player piano.


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