Author Publishes Debut Novel

Announcing debut novel, A Matter of Time, by Shannon Dill Strachan.

Atlanta, GA, October 28, 2008 --( Shannon Dill Strachan, of Smyrna, Georgia has achieved her dream of publishing her debut novel, A Matter of Time, through Shannon is from Gaffney, South Carolina and is a graduate of Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Various career paths led Shannon to Atlanta, Georgia, where she has lived for ten years. Shannon is a Contract Administrator for one of Atlanta’s oldest companies.

Owing her love of writing to her mother, Sandra Dill Little, Shannon recalls, “When I think of my childhood I visualize Mother with spiral notebooks: journaling, writing poetry and short stories. I started journaling early in life, which has proven to be an enormous source of personal strength.” Shannon holds that she did not create, but rather witnessed the tale of love, hope, betrayal and absolution, found in A Matter of Time, set in Asheville, North Carolina in 1887.

A Matter of Time leads the reader amid the struggles of everyday life in nineteenth century America, as one young woman learns to honor her dreams, despite the bitter circumstances of her life. Though the heroine’s path is a broken one, littered with mystery and secrets, it leads to peace and a renewal of hope.

Shannon is thrilled to finally share her work with readers, and attributes breaking through the traditional entry barriers to publishing to is the premier marketplace for digital content on the Internet, with over 300,000 recently published titles, and more than 4,000 new titles added each week, created by people in 80 different countries. Lulu is changing the world of publishing by enabling the creators of books, video, periodicals, multimedia and other content to publish their work themselves with complete editorial and copyright control. With Lulu offices in the US, Canada the UK and Europe, Lulu customers can reach the globe.

A Matter of Time is available at the following website:, which includes information regarding author appearances and book signing events.

Shannon Dill Strachan