Shannon is an award-winning teacher and author who has been featured on the Today Show, Good Morning America, and in USA today. She is a frequent keynoter and loves to do author visits to inspire young readers and writers. Shannon has written over a dozen books and has spoken at over 100 events. Many seek her out as a coach for teaching and as a mentor for getting books published. She lives in Indiana with her husband, Matt, and their two daughters, Emily and Madison.