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#WritingTips Various Stages of Writer’s Block

Intro: So, as promised, 2016 has brought new changes to http://www.ShannonAThompson.com. I'll still have guest posts sometimes on Mondays, but it's mainly going to be reserved for popular past posts. They will either be rewritten or posted as is (depending on if the information has changed or not since then). Example? Today's text is more… Continue reading #WritingTips Various Stages of Writer’s Block

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#MondayBlogs: Different Writing Techniques of Famous Writers

Intro: I love info graphics. In fact, I'm a little obsessed with them. So, when Cindy Bates - a freelance editor and writer for Best Essay Tips - contacted me with her very own info graphic to share, I just knew I had to share it. Below, you'll find a photo that outlines the Different… Continue reading #MondayBlogs: Different Writing Techniques of Famous Writers


#WW: The Lonely Writer

#WW: The Lonely Writer Writing can be lonely. The career often demands hours of solitude – aside from our characters – and while our characters can be very real to us, there are still those days where a living, breathing human being might be nice to talk to. Most of the time, this urge only… Continue reading #WW: The Lonely Writer

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The Unconventional Working Habits of Brilliant Writers

Today is another fantastic post written by Ninja Essays. Shannon is taking a slight break, but I have a lot of announcements today that I hope you check out, including news about a radio interview, a reality T.V. show, and book bloggers. On October 15, Whispers in the Dark radio will be hosting a LIVE… Continue reading The Unconventional Working Habits of Brilliant Writers


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


December’s Website Wonders

A few days ago, I found out that Minutes Before Sunset hit #953 in Fantasy and #935 in Romance-Paranormal on Amazon. It’s very exciting to be in the top 1,000. Thank you for your support! I hope you’re enjoying the read this holiday season.  Today is my half-birthday. I’m simply mentioning it because I LOVE half-birthdays,… Continue reading December’s Website Wonders