Merry Shannon

Merry Shannon is a writer, costumer, and full-time social worker living in sunny Denver. Her stories are filled with adventure, fantasy, and plenty of sweet 'n sexy girl-on-girl romance.

Next Up...

Merry's next project is underway! Click here for the details about Prayer of the Handmaiden, the much-anticipated second book in the Ithyria series.

Newest Release

An anthology of paranormal romance stories from some of Bold Strokes Books' most popular writers, including a ghostly mystery from yours truly called "Lucky Number Seven." Winner of the 2013 Golden Crown Literary Society Award!

  • merryshannon - @rebekahwsm @boldstrokebooks lol me too! Really had fun with this one so I can't wait to share it with everyone. :) 3 days ago

What’s The Attraction? Baby’s Got Skillz…

Welcome to the latest installment of the Elements of Romance blog post series. You’re currently here: The Elements of Romance -> Longing -> Attraction -> Skills. So this week we’ve talked about physical appearance and personality traits, and today we’re going to talk about another attraction factor: skills. It’s a pretty basic fact of human…

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Branded Ann at Rainbow Book Reviews

Rachel of Rainbow Book Reviews has posted a great review of Branded Ann – go check it out!   ‘Branded Ann’ is a hardcore pirate story, make no mistake. But the slow redemption of Ann and the accurate atmosphere of the Caribbean in that time make it an immersive read. It felt to me like I was…

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What’s the Attraction? You and Your Beautiful Soul

So if you’re following along, we’re here: The Elements of Romance -> Longing -> Attraction -> Personality Traits Yesterday I talked a little bit about the importance of your characters’ physical appearance, when it comes to creating attraction between them. Today I’m going to talk about another major attraction factor: personality. We all know that…

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What’s the Attraction? Mirror, Mirror…

So this blog series is getting a little more extensive than I had imagined. If you’ve been following the conversation thus far, we’re here: The Elements of Romance -> Longing -> Attraction -> Looks. Today I want to talk about physical looks, which play a big part in creating a compelling story of your characters’…

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