M. Shannon Hernandez is the founder of The Writing Whisperer and her mission is to help writers of nonfiction find their voices and tell their stories. Shannon is a regular contributor to the The Huffington Post. Her memoir, Breaking the Silence, chronicles her exit out of public education, after 15 years. Shannon is currently working on her second book, where she is traveling the world and volunteering with nonprofits in challenging, unfamiliar, and heart-wrenching environments.
Shannon’s website was named one of the Top 100 Websites for Writers by The Write Life in both 2014 and 2015. She has also been featured on CBS Radio, Reinvention Radio, and Melinda Emerson’s Small Biz Lady. She speaks regularly at conferences, association meetings, and networking events