Author Archives: Shannon

About Shannon

Always looking for another adventure and new ways to have fun.

Beware the Past by Joy Ellis ~ #Mystery #BookReview

This was a juicy piece of mystery! I have to say that I was worried when I first started reading this – every noun had at least one adjective, which slowed the pacing and made the sentences feel bogged down … Continue reading

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True Grit ~ Tuesday’s Words of Writing Inspiration

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Meme Monday ~ Laughs for #Readers and #Writers

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Thursday’s Thoughts on #Writing ~ How’s the View?

I just read a piece on why your story should have two narrators. Nowhere in the piece did it discuss anything about point-of-view, which seemed kind of strange to me, but I didn’t write it, so who am I to … Continue reading

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100 Best-Loved Poems ~ #Review

I wasn’t a huge fan of this compilation. Many of the poems featured war or battle as their themes. The poems that I enjoyed are the same poems that are found in every poetry collection. I do feel, however, that … Continue reading

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True Grit ~ Tuesday’s Words of Writing Inspiration

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Meme Monday ~ Laughs for #Readers and #Writers

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Thursday’s Thoughts on Writing ~ The Long and the Short of It

I consider myself a novelist. My goal is to write (and publish) full length books. Yet, at the same time, I enjoy writing short stories from time to time. I think they’re great practice. Shorter pieces force you to create … Continue reading

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Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner ~ #Mystery #BookReview

The premise of this story, while not new or fresh, was interesting. (It’s in the title, so I won’t consider it a spoiler to say that a young woman goes missing. Surprise!) The writing, pacing, and characters were all good. … Continue reading

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True Grit ~ Tuesday’s Words of Writing Inspiration

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