About Shannon Muir
SHANNON MUIR’s prose encourages readers to “uncover the mystery of character,” with an emphasis on mystery, New Pulp and noir, and related genre fiction. She’s also known for writing animation scripts and for textbooks written based on her experience in the animation industry.
Her latest suspenseful mystery releases are “Tropical Terror” in CRIME DOWN ISLAND and “Hidden History” in EXPLORER PULP. She’s also written “Tragic Like a Torch Song” in THE DAME DID IT from Pro Se Press, the short story “Meeting the Monster” in the Emby Press anthology SUPERHERO MONSTER HUNTER: THE GOOD FIGHT, the Single Shot New Pulp tale “Ghost of the Airwaves,” preceded by her debut genre fiction story “Pretty as a Picture” in the anthology NEWSHOUNDS. From her personal self-published projects, best known titles in this area include the rural-noir inspired THE WILLOWBROOK SAGA.
She is also known as administrator of the blogs THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF at mysteryshelf.com and the feature SHANNON MUIR'S INFINITE HOUSE OF BOOKS at her official blog, under which she also manages branded books as part of her self-publishing efforts.
Shannon holds a BA in Radio-TV and English from Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington, which she considers to be her hometown. She also holds an MA in Communications from California State University, Fullerton, along with additional education in screenwriting, project management, library technician studies, and most recently a certificate earned with distinction in General Business with Emphasis in Marketing from UCLA Extension.
She is married to FLYING GLORY AND THE HOUNDS OF GLORY collaborator and fellow author Kevin Paul Shaw Broden. They live in California in the United States. She is a member of the Los Angeles and national chapters of Sisters in Crime, where in 2018 she began a two-year term as Speakers Bureau Director for Sisters in Crime/Los Angeles. Shannon also is an Affiliate Member of the Mystery Writers of America and a part of its Southern California Chapter. Additionally, she belongs to the Animation Writers Caucus of the Writers Guild of America, west; the Los Angeles chapter of Women in Animation; and ASIFA-Hollywood.