Check out this deleted scene with commentary from the author, Shannon Messenger! Originally this sequence happened right after Audra triggers Vane’s Northerly and Southerly breakthroughs—and nearly loses him in the process—and drags him home all weak and pathetic. I thought Audra would be so worried about Vane that she wouldn’t be willing to leave him […]
Here are five things you may not know about the Sky Fall series. 1. The setting of the books (the Coachella Valley, CA) is where I grew up. So all those details about the date roaches and the dust storms and the unrelenting heat are things I’ve personally experienced. Vane’s house is also modeled off of […]
Sure, there are authors that write in an office, at a desk, on a computer, during the day from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. There are other authors though that have more peculiar idiosyncrasies when it comes to their writing: John Steinbeck liked to write his drafts in pencil and needed to keep exactly twelve […]
Meet Shannon Messenger, author of the Let the Sky Fall Trilogy, which includes Let the Sky Fall, Let the Storm Break, and Let the Wind Rise, as she shares 5 fun facts about herself: Want to know more about the series? Check out Shannon’s post with 5 things you didn’t know about the Sky Fall series!
Not long ago, author Shannon Messenger talked to us about what it was like bringing her Sky Fall trilogy to a close with the publication of Let the Wind Rise and today, we’ve got an exclusive deleted scene! Check it out below, and then be sure to read the extended excerpt of Let the Wind […]
I knew completing a trilogy would be a super-exciting process. But I never expected it to feel so bittersweet. I always assumed my reaction would mostly be, “WOOOOOO—I FINISHED A WHOLE SERIES!!!” And it is awesome knowing that my readers can finally see how Vane and Audra’s story ends. But in a way, it also […]
Editing is one of the most important (and least glamourous) aspects of bringing a book to life. Shannon Messenger, author of Let the Sky Fall & Let the Storm Break. * * * * * This dream/flashback used to come before Vane’s other memory of Audra and the snow, but I cut it because I […]