As promised, even though I’m not blogging writing tips right now (though I am trying to work it back into my schedule), I'm keeping everyone updated. Today, you’ll find out how you can read both of my series for FREE—and there’s an awesome giveaway somewhere below. Let’s start with some news! For the first time… Continue reading Kindle Unlimited, Audiobooks, & Giveaway!
#SATurdate: The White Rose, Man in the High Castle, Burt’s Bees, and Sweets.
As you all know, we didn’t have a SATurdate last week due to the monthly Website Wonders piece, so this one might be a bit longer than usual. (I think I say that every week for one reason or another…but oh well!) What I’m Writing: I realized I need to go over Take Me Tomorrow… Continue reading #SATurdate: The White Rose, Man in the High Castle, Burt’s Bees, and Sweets.
#SATurday Three-Year Blogging Anniversary
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
My Love Story: Poetry Edition
Announcements: Bonnie Brown’s Book Reviews posted her thoughts on Minutes Before Sunset, stating, "This was a book I slowly fell in love with. When I first picked it up, I wasn’t instantly hooked on it but as the pages ticked by I realized I was falling further and further in love with the story and… Continue reading My Love Story: Poetry Edition
From Wattpad to Publication
Recently, I shared more information about my upcoming novel – Take Me Tomorrow – and that included fan art I received from a very talented fan during the time in which Take Me Tomorrow was posted on Wattpad.com. That’s when I received a fantastic question from Taking on a World of Words. I love this… Continue reading From Wattpad to Publication
The Story of Bogart the Cat
Don’t forget! I am being interviewed tonight LIVE on Whispers in the Dark radio from 9 to 11 p.m. (EST) Click here to join, and call in to speak with me: (347) 884-9923. Until then, check out four of my horror poems the host read for his site by visiting my Other Poems page and clicking the… Continue reading The Story of Bogart the Cat
My Undergraduate Reading
9:00 a.m. update: I'm in the University Daily Kansan! Read this article about my experiences here. I REALLY wanted to record a video of me reading what I read at the Undergraduate Reading Series (that way, you could experience what the audience did) but, just as I said on the 9th, my camera isn't working. So what… Continue reading My Undergraduate Reading
SS: Reading Event
On February 6, I'm delighted to announce I'll be participating in KU's Undergraduate Reading Series. I'll be reading my nonfiction and poetry. "The Undergraduate Reading Series showcases exceptional student work from the University of Kansas in a variety of genres...The KU Undergraduate Reading Series kicks off the spring semester with an evening of dazzling student… Continue reading SS: Reading Event
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