Shawn MacKenzie


Shawn MacKENZIE has been a free-lance editor for over twenty years and a writer far longer. She is the author of two scholarly works on the science, myth, and lore of Dragons around the world, The Dragon Keeper’s Handbook and Dragons for Beginners (Llewellyn Worldwide, 2011-2012, respectively). Her short stories have been anthologized in Southshire Pepper-Pot, Skyline Review, and as a winner of the Shires Press Award for Short Stories, to name a few. She is currently working on a short-story collection and a novel about myth, magic, and chinchillas in the high Andes.

Where to find Shawn MacKenzie online


Because The Pleasure-Dragon Whistles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young Welsh Dragon becomes friends with a young Welsh Poet. This is their story, wistful and funny as only Dragons and Bards can be.
Red Line/Blue Line: Essays from the Editor's Corner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,070. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
Any book about editing is, necessarily, a book about writing. For the casual scribbler or earnest author, "Red Line/Blue Line" is a collection of 36 essays - informative, occasionally digressive, and frequently irreverent - on writing, editing, and the essential interplay between the two. It is an invitation to read well, write better, and have fun doing it.

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