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
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#SATurdate: Independence Day Resurgence, The Last Star, & PokemonGO
What I’m Writing: Unfortunately, I’m still in a writing slump. Right when I think I’m getting my footing somewhere, I feel like it slips out from under me. That being said, I’ve reached a point in the Bad Bloods Prequel (which is free on Wattpad, hint hint) that I’ve had to start writing more information… Continue reading #SATurdate: Independence Day Resurgence, The Last Star, & PokemonGO
#SATurdate: Today’s Book Signing, The Infinite Sea, Shameless, & Puppy Chow
I have my book signing at Barnes & Noble at Bradley Fair in Wichita, Kansas today! Stop by the Barnes & Noble Valentine’s Day Romance Author Event from 1 to 3 PM to get your books signed by Tamara Grantham, Candice Gilmer, Jan Schliesman, Angi Morgan, and me! What I’m Writing: I’m 26,000 words into Take Me Yesterday, which is… Continue reading #SATurdate: Today’s Book Signing, The Infinite Sea, Shameless, & Puppy Chow
#SATurdate: The 5th Wave, The Siren, Radio Interview, & Peanut Butter Cookies.
Today's Saturdate post covers two weeks, so it's going to be longer than usual. That being said, it was an exciting two weeks! I had my first in-studio radio interview at Johnson County Community College, and the host was super sweet! I can’t wait for you all to hear the interview, so be sure to… Continue reading #SATurdate: The 5th Wave, The Siren, Radio Interview, & Peanut Butter Cookies.
#WW 2016 YA Reading Predictions
As the year comes to an end, readers are looking forward to new releases in 2016…and authors are nervous about all the predictions coming out. (Come on, I know I’m not the only one.) I’ve already read a few myself—and they ALWAYS freak me out. So what better way to combat them than by joining… Continue reading #WW 2016 YA Reading Predictions
Website Wonders (And Announcement)
Before I begin our monthly Website Wonders post, I have to clarify a few changes that are coming to http://www.ShannonAThompson.com. As many of you know, my trilogy is releasing back-to-back during this month, August, and September. This is going to shift some of my regular posts around. That being said, you can expect my next… Continue reading Website Wonders (And Announcement)
#WW I Avoided Certain Books. Here’s Why.
#WW I Avoided Certain Books. Here’s Why. Right now, I’m basically reading all the novels I’ve avoided over the past year or so. Why did I avoid these reads? I can honestly just guess—since it’s difficult to remember—but I thought it’d make for an interesting topic. The first novel I picked up was The 5th… Continue reading #WW I Avoided Certain Books. Here’s Why.