Shannon Hale | Wiki & Bio | Everipedia

Shannon's mother says she was a storyteller from birth, jabbering endlessly in nonsensical baby-talk. Once she could speak, she made up storeys and bribed younger siblings to perform them in mini-plays until, thankfully, an junior school teacher introduced her to the wonder of written fiction. At age 10, she began to write books, mostly fantasy storeys where she was the heroine. [+]