CHAD PATRICK SHANNON is a freelance writer, story consultant, and attorney. He is the co-author of the book The Best Seven Years of My Life: The Story of an Unlikely Caregiver, which he co-wrote with his father, George Shannon. Chad has written articles, film scripts, comedy sketches, plays, and historical/legacy pieces, but he couldn’t have asked for a better subject for his first full-length book, The Best Seven Years of My Life.In addition to his own writing, Chad consults with writers, attorneys, and healthcare organizations to develop story structure and narrative techniques. He has also written and directed three award-winning short films. He lives in Pittsburgh with his wife and creative better half, Catherine, along with their dog, Stella.
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