The Dragon’s Treasure & Murder In Loft 36:

I’ve tried to write several short stories this year for various anthologies. Unfortunately, both of my attempts have jumped to over 10K words in a matter of minutes! The first story I failed at making short ended up as a new story in my Flavors of Fa...

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Mar 18, 2023
Rogue Goddess Productions: The Many Branches of Shannon

Hello everyone! I’m excited to announce the launch of my brand-new website featuring my art portfolio, author services, stationery, stickers, and unique gifts. As an artist and writer, I’m passionate about creativity and self-expression, and I’m thri...

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Feb 25, 2023
{{contact.first_name}}: News, a gift, and a new book!

News & Updates from USA Today Bestselling Author & Creative Deconstructionist Shannon McRobertsThe Women Weapons Magic DigestWow. I blinked, and somehow it’s almost Christmas! I had a pretty good year of creating in both art and wri...

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Dec 11, 2022
There’s Still No Make Art Button:  The Myth of AI Art

By now I know most of you have seen the crazy AI art swamping the internet. I remember the brouhaha when artbreeder came out a few years ago. Of course, being the digital art person I am, I tried out the program. I even paid for the plan where all my...

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Aug 28, 2022
{{contact.first_name}}: Books. Books. Books. Magnum opus?

News & Updates from USA Today Bestselling Author & Creative Deconstructionist Shannon McRobertsThe Women Weapons Magic DigestGreetings and salutations friends!  I hope you are doing well since my last newsletter.  I’d like to say I’...

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Jul 23, 2022
Techy Talk 2022:  Upgrading to iPad Air 5th Gen

Back in April of 2019 I wrote a blog post in my tech series about productivity helpers. In the article, I lamented briefly about not being able to get the 2018 iPad Pro. At the time, I was looking for something to take with me to make writing at work...

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Jun 12, 2022
Canva:  Why You Need It

I will admit, I used to not love Canva. I just didn’t see the need to pay for something per month when I already had a whole host of graphic resources. In fact, I tried Canva and found the program rather buggy. However, somewhere around 2020 I gave C...

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Jun 06, 2022
Square: Actual Tools You Can Use Anywhere

When I was growing up cash was king…and I guess in some instances cash still is…but most people you encounter these days live and die by plastic cards. Unlike cash or checks, you need a middle-man to crack open the shell and scoop out the gooey-goodn...

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May 10, 2022
Creatives:  Look Like A Million Bucks For Less Than $200

Professionalism. Legitimacy. Looking Good On Paper. That’s how you convince people you aren’t some weirdo in a shed scamming email addresses. The truth of the matter is people judge books by covers all the time. And if you are an author or other smol...

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Mar 12, 2022
From Concept to Finished Work

I’ve been playing around with showing some of my processes from “concept” to “creation”. Here are some pictures from my last work. From poorly sketched paper and pencil idea to finished work. Also, I started making a few TikTok videos. I made one for...

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Feb 24, 2022
Perks of Draft2Digital:  #1-Formatting Is Free!

Back when I first started publishing books almost twenty years ago there was a real lack of resources available to me. Unlike now, you couldn’t throw a proverbial rock and hit a service provider. There wasn’t anyone mass mailing you trying to sell yo...

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Feb 22, 2022
Breaking News: Select Books Now Available In Audio

I’ve been asked many times why I don’t have my books in some kind of audio format. I’ve read many articles about how “audio” books make the most money. Personally, I can’t stand audio books. I just can’t get into the story and most of the time I fall...

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Feb 21, 2022
{{contact.first_name}}: Happy 4th of July & Good News!

News & Updates from USA Today Bestselling Author & Creative Deconstructionist Shannon McRobertsThe Women Weapons Magic DigestNews & Stuff What’s this ANOTHER newsletter?  Yup, that’s right!  I have some exciting things to share...

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Jul 02, 2021