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S. Teague & Shana Thornton write a book that inspires creativity by offering affirmations, prompts, and expressions about the seasons of life.​​ READ MORE...



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Ellen Masters's husband has been repeatedly deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq for a decade, and during that time, Ellen cares for their young family and home, starts a career, and searches for her own strength by training for a marathonREAD MORE...


A MOMENTARY DARKNESS by Nikki Martin is available for purchase via PRE-ORDER NOW! Click on a link below...
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BOOK LAUNCH PARTY! for Nikki Martin's A MOMENTARY DARKNESS will be Saturday, September 22, 2018, at the new Lululemon store in Halifax, Nova Scotia. More details coming soon!



We’re writing about machinery and/or patterns and routines that are completed with the use of machinery for this week. Can you allow your writing to imitate machinery in some way? Consider sound, rhythm, control, precision, etc.

African-American Legacy Trail for Clarksville/ Montgomery County: Shana Thornton is working with Jerome Parchman and other local historians to develop a Legacy Trail emphasizing the importance of African-American history and culture within the Clarksville/Montgomery County community. They are working with a group of design students from Rossview High School, and the students are creating the trail pamphlet.  More information coming soon...

Breatheyourombalance: yoga and healing, volume two

Authors have proclaimed that this novel is a "literary gift" & that "book clubs will love this." Talking Underwater explores the balance between the elation of family summers at the ocean & the ways we navigate unbearable heartache to find new ways of being.​​ READ MORE...

The second volume of our yoga journal delves into the poignant journey of yoga as it heals, restores, and revitalizes life after life. The contributors embrace the human touch of yoga and its spiritual passages, physical inner presence, & timeless messageREAD MORE...

Southern festivals, folk music, families falling out & returning- "Shana writes a magical story that stays with you long after the final page. As with one of the characters, 'She knows real magic.'" -Virginia Brown, author of Dark River Road & the Dixie Diva mystery series​ READ MORE...

An OnPoint Radio suggestion as Best Summer Reads 2014! 

Set on the Massachusetts coast, The Mosquito Hours is a multi-generational story about how the women in a family attempt to keep secrets about their desires, spirituality, and motherhood. READ MORE... 

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More details about Nikki's Book Launch Party in September 2018 coming soon. Nikki is planning several reading events in the Halifax area during the fall of 2018, so please check back often here, Like us on Facebook, and follow us on Instagram: @Thorncraftpublishing and @nikki_possibilities 

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The first novel in the dream state series by Nikki Martin, we are thrilled to bring you, A MOMENTARY DARKNESS, an adventure about Kale and how her desire to give freedom to her community brings her face-to-face with war and self-acceptance. ​

WRITING & YOGA EXPLORATION WORKSHOP at Yoga Mat studio in Clarksville, TN. Amanda Rush, co-owner of Yoga Mat and contributor to BreatheYourOMBalance Vol. 2, and Shana Thornton, author and publisher, will lead a writing and yoga workshop from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Both Amanda and Shana are registered yoga teachers with Yoga Alliance. Cost $15 per person. Register on the MINDBODY APP or visit yogamatclarksville here

FORTHCOMING 2018. Journey with Luna & Salty on their Adventures to Pawnassus, where they meet the literary dogs of their time and try to fulfill their dreams. After being abandoned, Luna finds a home close to Nashville, but her troubles are not over, and she needs the friendship of Salty the raccoon to inspire a belief in the future. More details coming soon...

S. Teague is joined by 30 contributors in this first collection of nonfiction, poetry, and fiction that celebrates the life-changing practice of yoga. These writers reveal how yoga opened new pathways of self-awareness and creative expressions.​​ READ MORE...

Week 84, August 2018. 







The adventures to pawnassus

​by shana thornton & Brittany brown


A Momentary Darkness is the first novel in the dreamstate series, Awake While Dreaming. A Momentary Darkness explores the realm of fantasy by experimenting with alternate worlds and lives. This is a story within stories that can be enjoyed by anyone who dares to wander into their dreamscape. READ MORE...

Grab a blank notebook, a manuscript already in progress, or open a new note in your phone. Each week, our publisher gives you the writing elbow~

a nudge to write on... 

Every WEEKEND: Join author and yogi Nikki Martin @nikki_possibilities on Instagram for #weekendwordsmiths

CLICK HERE to see a #weekendwordsmiths post from Nikki. 

Hailed as "a deeply moving story, one not given to easy resolution," Grace Among the Leavings is a child's perspective of the Civil War.

The book has now been adapted to the stage by playwrights, Kari Catton & Dennis Darling. Contact us for details about bringing it to your local theatre. READ MORE...