Every month, I share all of the websites I come across that I find helpful, humorous, or just awesome. Below, you’ll find all of May’s Website Wonders categorized into Writing, Reading, and Exploring. If you enjoy these websites, be sure to follow me on Twitter because I share even more websites and photos like this there.… Continue reading #WW Website Wonders
Tag: Barnes & Noble
#SATurdate: The Jungle Book, Thunderclap, and Through the Looking Glass
What I’m Writing: This week I finished my initial edit of D, and now that I’ve cranked that entire manuscript out in a ridiculous amount of time, Shannon is taking a much-needed break. But hey! I have three novels complete and ready to pursue publication. I'm sure I'll recover from writers' burnout soon. What I’m… Continue reading #SATurdate: The Jungle Book, Thunderclap, and Through the Looking Glass
#WW The 90-10 Rule for Marketing and Writing, and How To Love It.
I recently attended the 101st Annual Missouri Writers’ Guild Conference, and a lot of aspiring authors asked about how much marketing they would be expected to do. One instance in particular seemed to shock many. Janell Walden Agyerman from Marie Brown Literary Agency stated most of her authors followed the 90-10 rule. What’s the 90-10… Continue reading #WW The 90-10 Rule for Marketing and Writing, and How To Love It.
#WritingTips Music Muse and Tricks
If you would like a signed copy of any book in The Timely Death Trilogy, e-mail me at shannonathompson.com. Barnes & Noble in Wichita has a few copies left from the Valentine's Day Romance Author Event this past Saturday. It was AWESOME. I met some wonderful readers and authors. Thank you for coming out! ~SAT ...… Continue reading #WritingTips Music Muse and Tricks
#AmReading Why Do You Read?
Tune in to ECAV Radio interview at 2:00 p.m. (CDT) today for my latest interview! We talked about dinosaurs, book covers, and nightmares. I even read a never-before-read poem! You might get an exclusive sneak peek of upcoming novels too. ... Every Monday, I take an old post and I recover it with new thoughts and ideas. Today,… Continue reading #AmReading Why Do You Read?
#WritingTips Choosing a Setting
Every Monday, I recover previous posts that were popular, but I tackle them in a whole new way. Today, I’m covering how to choose a setting for your novel or poem or short story or whatever you’re writing. The original post, Setting: Picking a Location, can be read by clicking the link, and it covers… Continue reading #WritingTips Choosing a Setting
Feminism in YA: Knives and Candy
First, I would like to thank Dahlia Adler for inspiring me to write this post via her article What We Aren’t Talking About When We Talk About Feminism in YA. Feminism is an important, vital part of my identity, but it’s also one of the scariest words in my life. Why? Well, I have a… Continue reading Feminism in YA: Knives and Candy
#WW How Podcasts Can Help Your Writing
Audio books are getting more and more popular every year. Why? Well, it’s nice to be able to listen to a book while driving to work instead of the latest (and probably repetitive) pop song. On top of that, many people have less free time than ever before, so audio books help add to the… Continue reading #WW How Podcasts Can Help Your Writing
#WritingTips Writing The Back Blurb
Every Monday I take a popular post from the past, and I rewrite it with new information and approaches. Today, we’re talking about the dreaded back blurb. Why do we dread the back blurb? Well, because it can be the making or breaking point for the reader. That little blurb on the back can be… Continue reading #WritingTips Writing The Back Blurb
What Going To The Bookstore is Like
It's December...which means cold weather...which means an extra excuse to go into the bookstore when your friends are shopping to...get warm...and get coffee and cookies ::cough cough:: I'll only be five minutes. I promise. I love books, obviously, but I also love going into bookstores just as much. There's just *something* about the entire experience.… Continue reading What Going To The Bookstore is Like