Shanon Lee

Shanon Lee is a freelance writer/blogger and mental health advocate. Her work has appeared on The Huffington Post, MariaShriver.com and many other online publications.
 
Age: 38 
 
Twitter: @mylove4writing 
 
 
What I Do, Job-wise: Play with words. Obsess. Begin again.
 
What I Do, Fun-wise: Travel, write, read women’s lit, sing like Mariah who’s “on fire,” watch indie movies, re-mix recipes, style my mini-me and chill out with my partner and our 3 boys.
 
My Motto: "Don't DREAM about it, BE about it."
 
My Anti-Motto: “Haters Gonna Hate.”
 
The First Movie Star I Ever Had A Crush On: Johnny Depp (after Chocolat)
 
 My “Celebs To Make Out With” List: Lenny Kravitz, Mos Def, Johnny Depp, Pharrell Williams and Jesse Williams.
 
The Most Played Song On My iTunes: "Disclosure" by Latch featuring Sam Smith
 
Last Book I Read Without Skimming Any Parts: Black Girl in Paris by Shay Youngblood
 
My Most Worn Item of Clothing: The black H&M romper that shows off my amazing legs and hides my not-a-baby bump.
 
Beauty Products That I Hoard: Mixed Chicks hair styling products and brown brow shadow (beat eyebrows are everything).
 
I Smell Like: Cocoa butter and Dolce & Gabbana The One
 
I Have Faked An Orgasm (Yes/No): No, I am not that great an actress.