Why I Write, And Some Stuff About Sales And Money And Shit Like That

Posted by Shannon Haddock on December 31, 2016 in Uncategorized |

I recently tabulated how many copies of my books have sold and been given away freely across all sales channels in the entire time they’ve been out . . . and how much money I’ve made. There seems to be an unwritten code amongst poorly selling self-published authors that we don’t talk about the money.  […]


Pretend It Says Something Clever Here

Posted by Shannon Haddock on December 23, 2016 in Uncategorized |

Just because you don’t want your hero to have a peaceful walk through the woods every time doesn’t mean every single time he enters them he should end up up a tree, that’s on fire, with wolves surrounding the base of it. For the less metaphorically minded, I’m saying give your characters a break every […]


Help Me Make A Decision

Posted by Shannon Haddock on December 14, 2016 in Uncategorized |

I have a secret project up my sleeve.  For this secret project, I need to have one of my longer stories fully revised and edited and all that fun stuff in the next month or so. These are the ones that are completed but not yet published.  Please either comment to tell me which one you […]


Ways To Get Me To Not Buy Your Book

Posted by Shannon Haddock on December 10, 2016 in Rants, World building stuff |

All of these are prompted by things I have really seen or behavior I have really seen authors engage in. Have very basic grammar and spelling errors in your blurb.  I hate that this even has to be said.  If you can’t write a blurb without fucking up stuff I learned in fourth grade, then […]


I Have Nothing Clever To Call This One

Posted by Shannon Haddock on December 8, 2016 in Rants |

If you’re following me anywhere just because I’m another self-published author, unfollow me, please.  I don’t give a flying fuck how many followers I have . . . because I’m intelligent enough to realize that followers do not necessarily translate into sales.  If you started following me for that reason and have since fallen in […]

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