Author Archives: shannonihicks

About shannonihicks

I am a mid-twenties woman attempting to fulfill my creative need through writing. Check back here often to see what I'm working on!

The Writing Café


I have very recently come into the fascinating world that is Tumblr and all of the magical bits it has to offer.  A good friend of mine (who is much more savvy in the Tumblrverse) sent me a link to … Continue reading

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Writing Challenge: Wait, Where Are We…?


I am an enormous fan of forcing fictional characters into the most awkward and confusing situations as possible.  If one of them dislikes large groups of people, he shall be forced to attend every ball I can fit in.  If … Continue reading

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The Mute Speaks! – Staking Out


Finally got around to responding to a challenge now that Camp is over!  The following is a result of Kurt’s challenge from a few days ago, and hopefully follows at least some of what he requested in it rather than … Continue reading

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Writing Challenge: Charlie


(Last one, I believe!  This one’s from Penny’s image challenge, and is very short and ridiculous.  A lot of the basis of this comes from the cartoon Phineas and Ferb, so that should give you an idea of where this … Continue reading

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Writing Challenge: The Bug


(Not sure if I posted this here at all initially, but what the heck, I’ll put it here anyway.  This response is to Penny’s stink bug challenge and is actually a continuation of a bit of fanfiction I toy around with … Continue reading

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Writing Challenge: The Ride


(Just another reposting here.  Somehow some of my stuff has magically vanished from the blog, so here it is again.  This is a response to The Road Trip Challenge and involves the story that I’ve been working on for Camp this … Continue reading

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Redo Writing Challenge: The Last Straw


(Kurt noticed earlier today that, while his response to my writing prompt was still on the blog, the prompt itself had vanished.  Unfortunately, I did not seem to save it anywhere – bad author, not saving her work, I know, … Continue reading

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Interview with an Antagonist


One of (possibly many, in my case) my responses to Writing Challenge: Antagonist Job Interview.  This lovely gentleman has abruptly become the central villain in a steampunk fantasy novel I’ve been working on.  I was creating him as I went … Continue reading

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