Mincemeat: On Writing
"First you're an unknown, then you write a book and you move up to obscurity."
Martin Myers

  • Ideas for young writers

    The Publication Poop

  • Advice on becoming a writer
  • Agent advice
  • Asking an author for help
  • From the offer to the bookstore
  • Shannon's path to publication
  • What I wish I'd known
  • Why do you want to be a writer?
  • 10 unrequested suggestions made to an unpublished novelist

    The Writer's Life

  • Giving life to Your characters
  • On workshops
  • Researching my stories
  • Working with an editor
  • Advice for the newly published
  • Writing your voice
  • Writers on writing
  • Writers and riches
  • Writing and mothering
  • Writing is rewriting
  • Why I love fairy tales

    See also, Shannon's blog posts on writing.