Shannon Stacey

Impromptu Minion Wars

Working on the current manuscripts while gearing up for book releases can be a juggling act, and Jaci Burton and I were both there very recently. I mentioned struggling to write a blog post for Snowbound With The CEO, she asked me to write hers for Holiday Games, and then this happened…

Minion in medieval armor holding sticky note

Dear Ms. Burton: Ms. Stacey says WRITE YOUR OWN! Respectfully yours, Shannon’s Minion

Minion with scared expression holding sticky note

Dear Ms. Stacey: THIS MEANS WAR!!! Fondly… Jaci’s Minion

Medieval minion holding sticky note

Dear Ms. Burton—War? Really? Do you SEE my armor? Hugs + kittens, Shan’s Minion

Scared minion with sticky note

We laugh at your armor. We have cookies over here! Love + crumbs… Jaci’s Minion

Medieval minion holding sticky note in bowl of snack-sized M&M packages

Cookies? Please. I will build an M&M trebuchet and leave you nothing but crumbs. Shan’s Minion

Scared minion holding sticky note in a bowl of Hershey Kisses

You aren’t the only one who can bring the candy, Shannon. …Prepared with chocolate kisses… Jaci’s Minion

Medieval minion holding sticky note

Ms. Burton—Mr. Stacey’s arrival is imminent, so we reluctantly cede the field. Until we meet again, Shan’s Minion

Now I am waiting for the College Kid to come home for Winter Break with all of his fancy new engineering knowledge because a candy trebuchet must happen. Hershey Kisses will do more damage than M&Ms, but will they fly true? Candy must be flung.

Medieval minion with sticky note

I demand candy-flinging satisfaction!

9 comments to “Impromptu Minion Wars”

  1. Jaci Burton
      · November 20th, 2013 at 10:35 am · Link

    I definitely want to see a candy-flinging trebuchet. The minion wars must continue!

  2. Shari Mikels
      · November 20th, 2013 at 10:51 am · Link

    I heard the minions won because they ate all the candy when y’all weren’t looking.

  3. Shari
      · November 20th, 2013 at 12:39 pm · Link

    Love the minions . Last summer I bought many boxes of cereal trying to get the fireman minion, with no luck. We won’t run out of cereal for a long time though .

  4. Shannon
      · November 20th, 2013 at 1:33 pm · Link

    We didn’t have the cereal with the minions, so Jaci sent me one.

    She had no idea, of course, that he would turn on her. :)

  5. Laura
      · November 20th, 2013 at 2:03 pm · Link

    This is flingin’-flangin’ hilarious! You ladies keep up the good work. A smiling heart is a writing heart haha!

  6. library addict
      · November 20th, 2013 at 3:04 pm · Link

    Minion Wars with candy sounds fun. Would the kisses be more aerodynamic if they were unwrapped like the m&ms?

  7. Shannon
      · November 20th, 2013 at 3:41 pm · Link

    I’ll have to have Engineering Kid add that to the testing process.

  8. azteclady
      · November 20th, 2013 at 11:56 pm · Link

    Since I would love to see this, and to assist TK in case he’s too exhausted from school to do this, I give you: (which becomes this )

    Don’t thank me, really.

  9. Ada
      · November 21st, 2013 at 12:05 am · Link

    LOL Now that would be entertaining. Gotta love Minions!

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