Award winning, Shannon Taylor Vannatter writes contemporary romance and has 17 traditionally published titles under her belt. After nine and a half years of striving for publication, her debut novel won the Inspirational Reader’s Choice Award. She gleans fodder for her fiction in rural Arkansas where she spent her teenage summers working the concession stand with her rodeo announcing dad and married a Texan who morphed into a pastor.
Recently, Shannon joined Scrivenings Press as co-owner/acquisitions/content editor.
Vannatter has taught adult continuing education course on novel writing at Arkansas State University, along with sessions at writer’s conferences including: American Christian Fiction Writers National in St. Louis, MO and Dallas, TX, Life Press Christian Writers’ Conference in Memphis, TN, the Ozark Romance Writers Conference in Springfield, MO, the Ken Ten Christian Writers Conference in Burns, TN, the Ozark Creative Writers’ Conference in Eureka Springs, AR, Arkansas Writers Conference in Little Rock, AR, the White County Creative Writers Conference in Searcy, AR and the Mid-South Writers Conference in Collierville TN. She’s taught fiction workshops for several writers’ groups including: American Christian Fiction Writers Arkansas, Cleburne County Writers’ Guild, Fiction Writers of Central Arkansas, and White County Creative Writers.
Vannatter loves teaching at writer’s meetings and con-ferences. In her spare time, she loves hanging out with her husband and son, flea marketing, and doing craft projects. Learn more at her website: http://shannontaylorvannatter.com