About Shannon

Shannon has written 12 articles so far, you can find them below.


Magic in Realistic Romance

For the record, I’m a fan of paranormal and fantastical romance.  Dangle the magical, epic love stories within “Evermore,” “The Dark Divine,” “The Forest of Hands and Teeth” or the “Twilight” series before me…and I bite only to get hooked…big time.  This love of epic fantasy has been developing within me since childhood.  Begin with […]

What Is YARN?

It's a brilliant thing to have a place where you can read fresh original short stories by both seasoned YA authors and aspiring teens. YARN is a great tool box for growing up writing. - Cecil Castellucci

Imagine. Envision. Write. Revise. Submit. Read.

YARN is an award-winning literary journal that publishes outstanding original short fiction, poetry, and essays for Young Adult readers, written by the writers you know and love, as well as fresh new voices...including teens.

We also believe in feedback, which is why we encourage readers to post comments on pieces that inspire thought, emotion, laughter...or whatever.

So. What's your YARN?

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