Today I want to spotlight a wonderful author, Shawn Speakman. He is a contributing author for "Unfettered," a compilation of short stories of the fantasy genre, and author of The Dark Thorn. Shawn is a cancer survivor and many consider him a hero to youth with cancer. He showed many of us that it can be overcome, or at least made a part of our lives that we accept and live on. He is also a good friend and webmaster to authors David Anthony Durham, Naomi Novik, and fantasy author (and my favorite), Terry Brooks of the Shannara epic. He is now working on The Everwinter Wraith, equal to The Dark Thorn. He is definitely a writer worth watching for.