So, wow. Yesterday was my three-year anniversary of blogging right here on http://www.ShannonAThompson.com. Three years. My first blog post was on September 25, 2012. I never realized how much my life would change once I started this blog. For instance, back then, I had just started my last year of college at the University of… Continue reading #SATurday Three-Year Blogging Anniversary
Various Stages of Writer’s Block
Announcements: The latest review of Take Me Tomorrow is in! Trials of a wanna-be-publisher writer states, "Take Me Tomorrow asks a lot of questions around thorny issues in today’s society without becoming preachy in its message...As I have come to expect from Shannon, this book is well-crafted, engaging and very well-written (pretty much a given for… Continue reading Various Stages of Writer’s Block
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
History Is Something That Happens To Other People
Two quick announcements from Shannon before today’s guest blogger takes over: I have joined Tumblr, so please join me by clicking here. Also, my headshot pictures have changed. I recently did a photo shoot with Colt Coan Photography. Check out his website by clicking here! Today’s guest blogger is Misha Burnett, author of the Catskinner’s Book and Cannibal… Continue reading History Is Something That Happens To Other People
Creative Licence or Obsolete Language?
Win a signed copy of Minutes Before Sunset today First, some exciting news: Seconds Before Sunrise received an ISBN. I love these moments. It's these moments that remind me it's real. Seconds Before Sunrise (book 2 of The Timely Death Trilogy) is coming, and you can win an advanced ebook! Enter the contest for free by… Continue reading Creative Licence or Obsolete Language?
Back to School
I’ve officially returned for my spring semester at the University of Kansas! As many of you already know, I’m studying to get my bachelor’s degree in English and Creative Writing. Because of that, I’m in two writing courses this semester—Poetry and Nonfiction. I’m really excited for what this semester will bring. I’m sure I will… Continue reading Back to School