Author Archives: Shannon

About Shannon

I'm a wannabe writer, currently working on a paranormal romance. Yes, it has vampires, but they are ugly and evil. I am married and the mother of five children ages 9 to 20. When I'm not writing I sew.

I’m Writing!

This post will be quick- I’m writing!  No, I’m not working on either of my two WIPs.  I’m working on a “practice” project.  It’s just a simple random scene from another story idea.  The object is to just practice writing … Continue reading

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Omigosh! I forgot I had a Blog!

Wow.  It’s been two months since my last post.  That’s pitiful.  What’s worse is that it’s been almost as long since I’ve worked on either of my WIPs.  I let myself get out of the writing routine over Christmas break. … Continue reading

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After NaNo Action Report

So NaNoWriMo ended over a week ago.  I failed miserably at the goal of writing 50,000 words in 30 days.  But you know what?  I still think that NaNo was a success for me. And how is that, you may … Continue reading

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NaNo Check-in

NaNo is half way done…  and I am not.  By this point I should have 25,000 words written, and I am at less than a third of that.  I was feeling a little discouraged about this, but I’ve decided to … Continue reading

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Behind Already

It’s day three of NaNoWriMo and I am already behind.  I managed to write a tiny bit on Monday, Day One.  I thought it was important to start on time, even if I didn’t get much done.  Today I picked … Continue reading

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Excitement Begins to Build

I’m starting to get excited about NaNoWriMo.  Yes, I still feel a little bit guilty about setting my current WIP aside, but it hurts less every day.  I started a synopsis of the new project today.  I hope to have … Continue reading

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I Did a Bad Bad Thing

I went and signed up for NaNoWriMo.  I am seriously considering setting my (stalled) WIP aside for a month and attempting to write 50,000 words on a brand new project.  I do feel some guilt over setting the WIP aside.  … Continue reading

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