I’m frequently asked about my playlist. Many authors curate a list of songs to play while writing their novels. These songs can help set the tone for an exciting scene, for instance, such as a dramatic piece from a movie soundtrack. Or a love song can help the...
How do you choose?!? The library is burning and you can only rescue one book. In this video I talk about the one book I would save, plus which books two of my characters in my new book, Spindle, would save. I got a little carried away with this video on two fronts: 1....
Tour giveaway: Signed first-edition copies of Cinderella’s Dress and Cinderella’s Shoes (Oct 3 – Oct 14) In a world where fairies lurk and curses linger, love can bleed like the prick of a finger… Briar Rose knows her life will never be a fairy tale. She’s raising...
Get ready to meet Beauty, Beast, and three meddlesome-yet-kind-hearted fairies in this playful re-imagining of Beauty and the Beast.
This short story explores the idea of a new beginning between Beauty and the Beast from the classic fairy tale.
Readers are often curious as to how authors get their ideas, so this is a sneak peek at the direction I’m going with the full historical fairy tale.
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SHONNA SLAYTON writes historical fairy tales and is the co-creator of the Fairy-tale Forum group on Facebook.
She finds inspiration in reading vintage diaries written by teens, who despite using different slang, sound a lot like teenagers today.
When not writing, Shonna enjoys amaretto lattes and spending time with her husband and children in Arizona.