Shannon Klare

United States



Shannon Klare is a southern housewife, born and raised in Texas. As a teenager, she found herself in a small town near Lubbock. There, she earned an appreciation for small town living and sports – both prominent elements in her writing today. When she isn’t writing or daydreaming new plots, Shannon is a reality TV fanatic and movie connoisseur. Surviving Adam Meade is her debut novel.

Favorite Books

I love everything by Nicholas Sparks! My favorites are The Guardian and Dear John. I'm also a fan of Mary Higgins Clark.

Favorite Quotes

"Writers aren't exactly people. They're a whole bunch of people trying to be one person." - F. Scott Fitzgerald

Favorite Genres

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Most Recent Blog Posts

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Announcing LAST CHANCE SUMMER by Shannon Klare!

Hi everyone! Surviving Adam Meade hit stores a little over a year ago and since then I’ve gotten several questions on what’s next? Will you write another book? What will it be about? When will I get to read it? Today, I finally get to answer those questions!!!!After many months of hard work, too many tears, one broken computer, and … Read More


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Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Swoon Author Shannon Klare: You Mean It Happened?

Surviving Adam Meade was literally the fastest story I’ve ever drafted. Written from beginning to end, in less than three months, it currently holds my record for most life consuming piece of work ever. Why? What about this story wrapped its hand around my brain and refused to let go? Hint: Some of this story was based on real things. … Read More


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Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Swoon Author Shannon Klare's Editing Update: Surviving Revising ADAM MEADE

Editing used to scare me. I love drafting, but when I go back to edit the draft it usually becomes my enemy.This is my normal editing process:1.) Open up the draft and begin. Powered by Giphy 2.) Realize how many issues there are. Powered by Giphy 3.) Beat my head against the desk repeating, “WHAT DID I DO?!” Powered by … Read More


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Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

And the winning cover for SURVIVING ADAM MEADE is...

Cover directions. Put together, those words hold the power to make any author giddy. Powered by Giphy When I first got the email with cover directions for Surviving Adam Meade, I was sitting in my husband’s recliner with The Real Housewives of Orange County playing on the DVR. One beep and bam! My attention was immediately on the four beautiful … Read More


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