For 23 years Shannon McKinnon wrote a weekly humour column for several newspapers starting with The Northerner and going on to include The Dawson Creek Daily News, The Chetwynd Echo, The Grande Prairie Daily Herald Tribune, The Red Deer Advocate, The Williams Lake Tribune, The Prince Rupert Daily News, Fort Nelson News, Tumbler Ridge News and The Ottawa Citizen. A compilation of her columns titled It’s Not Over Until The Fat Filly Farts are available as an eBook through both iBooks and Amazon.



Shannon was also a regular contributor to Gardens West and its sister publications Gardens Central, Gardens East and Gardens West Prairie Edition before the magazine’s demise in 2014.


Her writing can now be found at the following sites:


The Good Slice


Peace Country Gardens

Garden Trivia