Killer Nashville!

I'm shivering with anticipation. In a few days, I'll be attending the Killer Nashville International Writers Conference, where I'll be pitching my new cozy mystery, Gimme Shelter: Heather Daniels, a local news anchor who was born missing a foot, leaves television behind to rescue animals. She’s landed her dream job as the new Executive Director … Continue reading Killer Nashville!

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Fuzzy Vengeance

My drawing is a part of the All Monsters Attack! exhibit at The Box Gallery from October 17 - November 15. I felt honored to have my work included in this art exhibition. Fuzzy Vengeance, pencil & charcoal

Blog Tour 2014: The Writing Process

Suzanne Hodsden (http://zannahsue.wordpress.com/) tagged me for the Writer's Blog Tour. This tickles me beyond any rational reaction, because Suz has an MFA in literature and her short story was a finalist for the Jack Dyer Fiction Award. That she considers me a writer makes my brain run around in its little hamster ball like Rhino from Bolt. … Continue reading Blog Tour 2014: The Writing Process

Advance praise for short stories by Shannon Waller

I’m very excited about the upcoming publication of two speculative fiction shorts I’ve sold. These stories could not have been written without the support and input of the talented artists in the Akron Writer's Group. “Devil At The Crossroads” by Shannon Waller Colton is a dim-witted, small-time criminal who steals a compass that will lead … Continue reading Advance praise for short stories by Shannon Waller

My urban fantasy novel made it to the quarter-finals of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award

The Awakening, my most recent novel, made the first two cuts of the 2013 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award. The three reviews made me optimistic about the book's future in the publishing business. Here is my pitch, which put The Awakening in the top 2,000 of the 10,000 entries. Book Description Publication Date: March 12, 2013 Amazon … Continue reading My urban fantasy novel made it to the quarter-finals of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award