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#SATurday: Reviewing Novels as an Author

#SATurday: Reviewing Novels as an Author Back in the day—way back when—Goodreads didn’t exist, and I’m pretty sure (maybe not) Amazon didn’t even have a rating system for books. It was just Barnes & Noble and Borders, but mainly Barnes & Noble for me (R.I.P. Borders). I’m talking about the mid-90s. I used to buy… Continue reading #SATurday: Reviewing Novels as an Author

Author Announcements · Miscellaneous

#WW Death Before Daylight Cover Reveal and News

#WW Death Before Daylight Cover Reveal and News I’m sure you’ve already seen it by now, but the cover of Death Before Daylight released by Clean Teen Publishing today! (Insert fangirl scream.) First, I want to thank all of the websites that helped me: Crazy Beautiful, Ennlee's Reading Corner, Red Sands Reviews and Ramblings, The Modest… Continue reading #WW Death Before Daylight Cover Reveal and News

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#MondayBlogs: When Writing is Not All You Do

Intro: Back in February of 2013, I wrote a little blog post called Writing Tips: How to Handle Rejection. A huge part of this post was dedicated to John Tompkins. At the time, he wrote a blog called Rejection Love Letters (Or How to Lose Agents and Alienate Publishers). That blog no longer exists, but… Continue reading #MondayBlogs: When Writing is Not All You Do

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June’s Ketchup

Here we are again – the end of the month, the beginning of a new one soon to come. Ketchup posts are among my favorite type of posts (but really, who can choose?) because I enjoy sharing what was the most popular and least popular here on ShannonAThompson.com. If you’re new, these “Ketchup” posts are… Continue reading June’s Ketchup

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Website Wonders

It’s that time again! Today is Website Wonders, and my next post will be June’s Ketchup. But I’m switching it up a little bit. Today, I’ll be sharing all of the websites I’ve come across this month that I think you’ll enjoy – but I’m also sharing a small excerpt of Take Me Tomorrow. Don’t… Continue reading Website Wonders

Author Announcements

Author Announcements

Today is a busy day for me! I normally only blog every other day, but I had to share a few fantastic announcements with everyone. If only I had an awesome podium to stand behind and a little microphone attached to my head. (Sorry - I’ve been watching a lot of TED talks recently…Wait. I’m… Continue reading Author Announcements

Miscellaneous · Writing Tips

Ebook Release & Extras!

On June 12th, the ebook of Seconds Before Sunrise releases everywhere. But you can buy it on Smashwords today for only $3.89 by clicking here. You can win a Kindle from 7 - 9 p.m. this Thursday on Facebook by playing games and interviewing authors LIVE. AEC Stellar Publishing, Inc. is releasing the ebooks of… Continue reading Ebook Release & Extras!

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Hachette and Amazon. Let’s Talk About It.

Important Update (10:22 p.m.): Amazon seems to be loosening their grips, perhaps because of how readers have gone to other retailers to buy Hachette titles, but an agreement has not been made yet. Here’s the article: Amazon Is Now Re-Stocking Some Hachette Titles ... If you haven’t heard, Cold War II is happening between publishers… Continue reading Hachette and Amazon. Let’s Talk About It.

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Website Wonders

Hi, everyone! For once, I’m not announcing anyone. I am back, and I am blogging! ::does a little dance even though you’re watching:: I am really happy to be back (obviously) and I am even happier that you all enjoyed the guest bloggers of May. Today is reserved for Website Wonders – all of the… Continue reading Website Wonders

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Behind the Scenes of The Timely Death Trilogy

In a few days, it will be the anniversary of the release of Minutes Before Sunset. Because of that, I’ve been thinking about how to celebrate it. That’s when I realized that I never shared the 30-Day Countdown event on here. This countdown was on my Facebook page, and it revolved around the release of… Continue reading Behind the Scenes of The Timely Death Trilogy