Welcome to my blog, my name is Shannon.


Welcome to my blog, thanks for stopping by! I hope you find some posts that you like because I really appreciate you and your time.

I recently graduation from the University of the West of England (UWE) with a high 2:1 and now I am doing an MA in Publishing at Oxford Brookes.


I want to get into publishing, so, if you have any advice, tips or tricks please let me. I yearn for more experience within the world of publishing and I am always actively seeking work experience and internships.



I really appreciate every single person who looks at my blog, let’s be friends. Comment away and I would love to get to know you.

Follow me on Instagram – @Captivated_by_fantasy



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  1. I really identify with you! My name is Andrea, from Barcelona and I’m studying journalism, too. I’ve set up a blog about photography and current news from my sorroundings, and your blog is really inspiring! Go ahead 🙂

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  2. Dear Shannon,

    Thank you for liking my post!

    I searched you on Goodreads and found you there. Will it be ok if I add you as a friend on Goodreads? I love reading books and Goodreads is my constant companion. As we share this common interest I thought it would be helpful.

    You have done a good job with your blog and I like it. Keep it up!



  3. I Shannon, nice to meet you. I’m not a journalist, but did work something with a local newspaper writing articles and taking photos for one of their supplemental issues. It was fun, and looking back on it now, I wish I did go into journalism. The profession has such a broad range now.


  4. Shannon, thanks for visiting my blog today and leaving a like on my Blogging U “Pressing On.” I hope to see you more. Congratulations on your worthy goals. Forty six books so far in 2016. That’s some major reading time.

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  5. Thank you for liking my blog post. I am very happy you are an aspiring writer. With all the social media around, fewer people write seriously. And even fewer write well. I love that you live in England. I lived there 6 years and enjoyed it so much. I miss it. I live in America now. God bless your dreams.


  6. Nice to meet you. I can relate to your passion for reading. As a retired physician, I write about health topics from an alternative “thinking” perspective. My goal is to educate people to understand what it takes to live a REALISTIC healthy life by integrating the physical, mental and emotional components. I add humor, sarcasm and directness on occasion. I am compassionate and truly care for people’s well being.
    Thank you for visiting my site. I hope you find value in my writing as well.


  7. Thanks for the follow and the lovely comment! Unfortunately, I accidentally deleted it (don’t even know how I managed that!). But I appreciate the welcome 🙂
    And also, with the “bloggerverse” thing, I feel like blogging is a whole community or universe by itself and it needs a name! Bloggerverse just seemed so perfect in my head!
    Much love,

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  8. I really have enjoyed going through your blog. To say the least, your reading list is ambitious!!! Even though I have read some of them, I like the fact that I can work off of your list to make future choicest!! Great blog!!


  9. HI, Shannon. Thanks for stopping by my blog and liking my post on more reasons to eat fruit. I am enjoying my visit to your little corner of the blogosphere.


  10. Hey! So I reached 500 followers on my blog and I am putting together a shoutout post to celebrate! I want to feature your blog and I was hoping to get some info from you! If you’re on Instagram as a book account or on Goodreads can I get your username to feature those accounts too? And if you could possibly provide a book recommendation or two that would be awesome as well! Thanks so much!
    Nicole ❤


  11. Hi Shannon,
    My name is Chuck and I am so glad to meet you! I really liked your about statement and your openness and desire to connect with everyone. That is so refreshing! Thank you for coming to visit me! Please come again. I am looking forward to your new posts.

    Here a a couple of books that you may find interesting:

    For someone who thinks Love is a great thing and wants to know more:
    “The Psychology of Romantic Love” something everyone should read.

    For keeping control of your life and finances:
    “Your Money Or Your Life”

    For those wanting to learn how to write great poetry:
    “Poemcrazy” I can personally attest the the fantastic impact this has had on my work.

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  12. Hi Shannon,
    I found your blog via wordpress reader and I think it’s really great. Since you’re a English literature student I hope you can help me on editing my university motivation letter. If you are interested please contact me by email.


  13. Hi Shannon,
    I found your blog via wordpress reader and I think it’s amazing. Since you are a English literature student I hope you can help me on editing my university motivation letter. If you are interested please contact me by email.


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