Shawna Canon



After growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I moved to L.A. in my twenties to pursue screenwriting. Having never been a fan of sunlight or going out, I spent my time there working nights, sleeping during the day, and mostly ignoring everything big cities have to offer. When I realized that if I wrote novels I could live in a place that had seasons, I moved back to Oregon. I like it here, but the increasingly long summers are starting to make me think of heading further north.

I think I might actually be a vampire.

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How we use words: “pass away”

Jul 19, 2017 | No Comments

We had a death in the family yesterday (not someone I was close to), and it made me think about the way we talk about death, especially right after it happens. The euphemism that one most often hears at these times (at least in America; I don’t know if it’s different in other countries) is […]


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