Hey, everyone! I’m back, but the major change around here will be my posting day. Instead of Mondays, I will post every Saturday. It should be easier to remember. I mean, I’m SAT…and I’ll post on SATurdays. Aside from one exception… This year I’m a featured author in YASH, a.k.a. The Young Adult Scavenger Hunt.… Continue reading Back to Blogging!
Tag: November Snow
I Am Back! (With Changes & Celebration!)
I’m back! (As promised.) And below, you can read about new changes coming to http://www.ShannonAThompson.com. I will post articles only on Mondays. These articles will be brand-new writing tips and publishing advice across various spectrums. I am discontinuing my Website Wonders and Ketchup series, and I’m officially stepping away from Coffee & Cats, my YouTube… Continue reading I Am Back! (With Changes & Celebration!)
#SATurdate: Sequel Sneak Peeks, The Light Between Oceans, Rook, & Cupcakes.
What I’m Writing: I’m back on the Bad Bloods train with a brand-new outline and a continued plan after getting stuck in writing quicksand 38,000 words in. I actually have an article about WHAT was wrong with it coming out on Wednesday, so look out for that. It has something to do with my female… Continue reading #SATurdate: Sequel Sneak Peeks, The Light Between Oceans, Rook, & Cupcakes.
#MondayBlogs An Author Who Fears Public Speaking
Despite working with the English language every day—as a writer, as an editor, and as a reader—I have difficulty speaking. I stumble and stutter a lot. Perhaps this is one of the reasons I worked so hard to master the written language. I was making up for another aspect of the language I didn’t excel… Continue reading #MondayBlogs An Author Who Fears Public Speaking
#BookRelease Bad Bloods: November Snow!
Bad Bloods: November Snow released today! Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Kobo, Smashwords, Goodreads Bad Bloods: November Snow When Daniel and Serena unite, their accidental relationship becomes the catalyst for a twelve-year war to continue. Exposing the twisted past of a corrupt city, Daniel, Serena, and everyone they know will come together to fight. But Serena has another battle. After… Continue reading #BookRelease Bad Bloods: November Snow!
#BookRelease Bad Bloods: November Rain!
Bad Bloods: November Rain released TODAY! Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Kobo, Smashwords, Goodreads I cannot express how grateful I am to be here today. Bad Bloods was my first publication, but it is so much more than that. On March 16, 2003, my mother suddenly passed away from a drug overdose, and I was left with an overwhelming range… Continue reading #BookRelease Bad Bloods: November Rain!
#SATurdate: Good Morning Call, Bad Bloods 3, Top Ten, & Serial
What I’m Writing: My YA fantasy, Dreammare, moved onto the third round of Adventure's in YA Publishing's Red Light/Green Light competition! That means I’m in the top ten! Read the opening page here. This week, I also wrote in BB, which is my second attempt at a contemporary YA, but I only have the first chapter… Continue reading #SATurdate: Good Morning Call, Bad Bloods 3, Top Ten, & Serial
#MondayBlogs Content Disclosures for Novels
Recently, my content disclosure tree for Bad Bloods released by Clean Teen Publishing. What is a content disclosure tree? Well, I’ll leave that up to my publisher to define on their website. (Click here to read the definition. If you want to read my full content disclosure tree for Bad Bloods, click November Rain and November… Continue reading #MondayBlogs Content Disclosures for Novels
#MondayBlogs The Worst Thing A Reader Ever Said To Me
I can admit the worst thing a reader ever wrote to me. It was 2007, I was 16, my publisher at the time had released my first novel, and Honesty Box was the hottest app on Facebook. My high school self was naïve enough to have one of these, and one day, I found myself staring… Continue reading #MondayBlogs The Worst Thing A Reader Ever Said To Me
#SATurdate: Lore, New Office, Paint Swatches, & Snow White
I moved this week to a brand-new office! I’m super excited about it. I have a ridiculous amount of room to spread out, and I’m hoping I can get a bigger desk one of these days. My current one was great for my previous, much smaller office, but now I can spin! I need to… Continue reading #SATurdate: Lore, New Office, Paint Swatches, & Snow White