Shannon Taylor Hodnett

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in Norman, OK, The United States
February 01




JK Rowling; Amanda Hocking; my grandmother

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June 2011


BIO: I'm an Oklahoma girl gone south...halfway between Houston and the beautiful beaches of Galveston, Texas with my husband, son, three dogs, and one hell-spawned cat. After my freshman year at the University of Oklahoma, I abandoned college life for a lucrative waitressing career. One day—inspired by advice from family and an armed forces episode of Family Feud—I joined the Navy where, after two weeks of boot camp, I was diagnosed with a rare, incurable kidney disorder and honorably kicked out. Over the next two decades, I met and married a wonderful guy named Jeff…gave birth to our amazing son, Jack…and received a shiny new kidney from my best friend and now kid-sister, Robin. With a second chance at life, and an appreciation for everyth ...more

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“Lost in a book is a great place to be found.”
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“Art builds upon art, builds upon art...nothing is purely original. We're all inspired by something...or someone. It's a never-ending chain of ideas...and it's magical.”
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“Creativity abides no absolutes.”
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“Art builds upon art, builds upon art...nothing is purely original. We're all inspired by something...or someone. It's a never-ending chain of ideas...and it's magical.”
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“Be ruthless about protecting writing days, i.e., do not cave in to endless requests to have "essential" and "long overdue" meetings on those days. The funny thing is that, although writing has been my actual job for several years now, I still seem to have to fight for time in which to do it. Some people do not seem to grasp that I still have to sit down in peace and write the books, apparently believing that they pop up like mushrooms without my connivance. I must therefore guard the time allotted to writing as a Hungarian Horntail guards its firstborn egg.”
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message 2: by Cindi

Cindi Hi, Shannon. Thanks for the friend-vite. :)

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Tom Blubaugh Hi Shannon,

Thanks for joining my circle of friends.



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