Following a career in management and after discovering stories he had written in the past in an old trunk, S.L. Mauldin recounted his affinity for storytelling. Since then, he has penned a few novels and several screenplays, one of which was optioned to become a feature film.

Currently, Shannon is awaiting release of his follow up young adult novel Always Here due Spring 2017 and developing Life Sliding into a feature film.

Native of Metro Atlanta, where he presently resides, he continues to writes stories with real life situations