Guest Blogger · Writing Tips

#MondayBlogs Finding Your Author’s Voice

Intro: Voice. A singular word that makes most writers cringe, especially if you’re just starting out. But it doesn’t have to! Finding your “voice” can be a fun adventure, and today, author Ryan Attard, is discussing the ever-dreaded topic most avoid. Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in guest articles are those of the author/s… Continue reading #MondayBlogs Finding Your Author’s Voice

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The Sequel Can Wait

Announcements: The third section of my interactive poetry series has begun, and you can read the first poem - Miscarriage - by clicking the title. Here are the opening lines: If I hadn’t stepped outside, I would not have seen the cloud buried deep in the approaching storm I vaguely remembering hearing about. (Vote, share,… Continue reading The Sequel Can Wait

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and Info

Announcements: Endless Reading shared quotes from Take Me Tomorrow in her latest book review, stating, "Once the action starts it doesn’t stop. There are twists and turns that will keep the reader engaged." Check out the full review by clicking here. ... ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: What Ya Readin’? nominated me for the Ice Bucket… Continue reading ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and Info

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May’s Ketchup

May's Ketchup is here! But it will be VERY different from my usual Ketchup. Since guest bloggers represented two weeks this month, I won't have a place for guest bloggers. Instead, I will organize it according to popularity and subject, linking to both the post and the guest bloggers' websites. I also didn't upload any… Continue reading May’s Ketchup

Guest Blogger · Miscellaneous

Why Genre Hopping is your best friend

Shannon, here, to announce our last guest blogger. That’s right. Our last. I will be back on May 29, but today is a wonderful day, because Ryan Attard - author of The Legacy Series - is sharing his thoughts on genre hopping, something we both feel very passionately about. Ryan has blogged on here before,… Continue reading Why Genre Hopping is your best friend

Author Announcements · Guest Blogger · Miscellaneous

My Wonderful, Amazing, and Talented Guest Bloggers

ShannonAThompson.com officially hit 16,000 followers!  These are purple periwinkles from http://www.democratdad.com. These little flowers will be symbolic in my upcoming novel, Take Me Tomorrow. This picture is also symbolic to how grateful I am to be continuing to grow with everyone. Thank you for supporting me. Thank you for growing with me. And thank you… Continue reading My Wonderful, Amazing, and Talented Guest Bloggers

Writing Tips

Writing with Barbie

Prepare for laughter during today’s post. But - before we get onto the giggles - I want to share two important bits of news. Paris Carter reviewed Seconds Before Sunrise, stating, "The novel also includes several internal struggles for Eric and Jess that sparks tension throughout the entire novel, and it’s the chaos of them struggling to… Continue reading Writing with Barbie

Author Announcements · Miscellaneous

My Poem is Published

In case you didn’t see the update during my last blog post, my first podcast interview was posted. Click on The Lurking Voice to listen to it. The author, Ryan Attard, described it as, "Now, I’m not gonna spoil anything, but Shannon is one of those pure artistic souls with a dark side (Darth Shannon)… Continue reading My Poem is Published

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My First Podcast Interview

Update: Here is the podcast ... The press release for Seconds Before Sunrise released, and Ky Grabowski was kind enough to share it on her blog. Check it out by clicking here. ... Originally, I was going to post another YouTube video introducing this, but Weebo (my laptop) was not cooperating with me, and I… Continue reading My First Podcast Interview

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January’s Entertainment Reviews

I first want to thank Paul O. Williams of Halo Companies, Inc. - awarded C.F.O. of the Year by the Dallas Business Journal - for quoting my first published novel: “Sometimes battles are unavoidable.” - November Snow. Thank you, Mr. Williams! Read more about that here. Last time, I shared my interview with The Modest Verge - now, you can read their… Continue reading January’s Entertainment Reviews