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Shelena Shorts graduated from George Mason University with a degree in english and education. She loves engaging the imagination of young readers and the "young at heart." She currently lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and three kids.




10/15/2013

So here is one of the main reason's I've been sort of MIA! Last Christmas, Santa brought us a Bull Mastiff puppy and well, let's just say Solo has been more than a fun doggy for the kids! He's eaten up my curtains, carpet, shoes, window trim, rugs and any and everything he can get his mouth on if we're not watching. We've been training this fella super hard and boy oh boy, that's al... Read more of this blog post »
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The Pace (The Pace, #1)
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The Broken Lake (The Pace #2)
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“Butterflies in the stomach, a smile that won't go away, and it's like an addiction that makes a person yearn for more. It's not something one thinks about, it's something that's felt, involuntarily.”
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“What I feel for you runs deeper than my thoughts, and deeper than my heart. The place where I find the most love for you is in my soul.”
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Alycia Thanks for the friend request Shelena! I am definitely interested in checking out your book sometime.


message 2: by Holly

Holly I'm really looking forward to your book. It looks amazing!


Jaclyn Platt Thank-you for the friend request - I'm honored. I live in a really small town, but I'm heading to a city on Friday to pick up your book. ( and a few others since bookstore trips are rare):)


~Tina~ Thanks for the friend request!
Yeah, I'm a sucker for Rob, what Can I say, it's the jaw;) LOL

So you wrote the book The Pace? That's so great!
For some reason it's not available here in Canada though ~pout~ Hope it comes soon!




Shelena Yeah me too. Pout pout. Hopefully it will come soon!! You can try Amazon.CA! Thanks for the pic :)!



Arlene A couple of us that read The Pace were wondering if you have a release date for the sequel The Broken Lake?

A teaser would be nice as well. :)


Crystal Thanks for adding me as a friend =) I really enjoyed The Pace and I am on pins and needles waiting for Broken Lake! Do you have a release date yet?


Shelena The tentative release is set for late summer 2010. I can't wait! And as for a teaser, let's say Wes is in hot water, and he's not in his pool. :)


Crystal Thanks for the update!!


message 10: by Jaclyn

Jaclyn Platt Hey, just ordered a copy of The Pace on amazon.ca. So now it's just to wait for the mail to arrive! :)


message 11: by Shelena

Shelena Jaclyn wrote: "Hey, just ordered a copy of The Pace on amazon.ca. So now it's just to wait for the mail to arrive! :)"

Oh, I'm so glad. Keep me posted :)



message 12: by Kira

Kira Light hi thanx for adding me, but are you really the author of the pace!? j'aime beaucoup votre livre!!!


message 13: by Shelena

Shelena Kira wrote: "hi thanx for adding me, but are you really the author of the pace!? j'aime beaucoup votre livre!!!"

Guilty! :)
Love the French! Thank you!



Peace Love and Reviews Hi Shelena,

Is your book available in an e-book version? If yes where can I get it?
Thanks


message 15: by Shelena

Shelena PeaceloveandPat wrote: "Hi Shelena,

Is your book available in an e-book version? If yes where can I get it?
Thanks"


Hi,
The only e-version available right now is Amazon Kindle. I hope that helps!



message 16: by Kira

Kira Light Shelena wrote: "Kira wrote: "hi thanx for adding me, but are you really the author of the pace!? j'aime beaucoup votre livre!!!"

Guilty! :)
Love the French! Thank you!
"


wow still cant believe! any way i would love to read your book but its kind of hard to find any english book here especially new ones but lately i found this shop in paris called WHSmith apparently they have english book so hope to find it!!! mereci pour votre temps!




Drizzleherb (Keyanah) Hi, Shelena! Thanks for the add! :D


Marianna Hi!!! Thanks for adding me. I really want to read your book, I´ve heard very good things about it :).


message 19: by Shelena

Shelena You're so welcome! And thank you!:D:D




Heather B Hey :)
Thanks for the friend invite.


message 21: by Shelena

Shelena Heather wrote: "Hey :)
Thanks for the friend invite."


Thank you for liking my covers.That's VERY cool!!



Stefanie I just finished The Pace in like 2 days and ignored all my school reading because I was so enthralled with the story and a little devastated when I finished it because it was all done! I can't wait for the 2nd one! August can't come soon enough!!
But, I wanted you to know how much I liked it and to thank you for writing such a great love story!!


message 23: by Shelena

Shelena Stefanie wrote: "I just finished The Pace in like 2 days and ignored all my school reading because I was so enthralled with the story and a little devastated when I finished it because it was all done! I can't wait..."

Thanks for the post Stefanie! I'm so glad you liked it. I hope you like The Broken Lake just as much- if not more :)!


Michelle Hi, Shelena! Thanks for the friend invite. I love, love your book! CAN NOT wait for The Broken Lake. So excited for it.. :)


message 25: by Shelena

Shelena Michelle wrote: "Hi, Shelena! Thanks for the friend invite. I love, love your book! CAN NOT wait for The Broken Lake. So excited for it.. :)"
Thank you Michelle! I'm excited too! I've already reread BL a zillion times, and I can't wait to read it in book form!


message 26: by Mariya

Mariya thanks for the friend invite. oh, yes. i love PNR a lot. been looking for all that i could put into my TBR shelf. and yes. i added your book the pace, ill let you knoe wht i think of it when i get to it.


message 27: by Jaree

Jaree Francis Sup

- Jay


message 28: by Shelena

Shelena Jaree wrote: "Sup

- Jay"

Writing,editing,writing,editing,reading,writing,reading,editing!LOL. You?


Shalonda Williams Hey Shelena! Since we're friends I thought I'd stop and say hello! Hope all is well with you!


message 30: by Shelena

Shelena Shalonda wrote: "Hey Shelena! Since we're friends I thought I'd stop and say hello! Hope all is well with you!"

Same to you Shalonda! Gotta keep those creative juices flowing :)!


Peace Love and Reviews Shelena!!! I got Broken Lake last Saturday!!!! Oh I am so excited.


message 32: by Shelena

Shelena PeaceloveandPat wrote: "Shelena!!! I got Broken Lake last Saturday!!!! Oh I am so excited."

Oh yay! I hope you like it!! I'm getting nervous and excited about August!


message 33: by Holly

Holly I just read The Pace last weekend and it was one of the best books I've read. I can't wait until The Broken Lake!


message 34: by Shelena

Shelena Holly wrote: "I just read The Pace last weekend and it was one of the best books I've read. I can't wait until The Broken Lake!"

Yay! Thanks for the compliment! I can't wait for The Broken Lake either! I'm seriously just as excited as everyone else!


Penelope Marzec Thanks for adding me as a friend!


Michelle Hey, Shelena! Just finished The Broken Lake, and i loved it! It sucked me right back into their world. Love Sophie & Wes! I can not wait for The Iron Quill.. How long doo we have to wait? lol.


message 37: by Shelena

Shelena Michelle wrote: "Hey, Shelena! Just finished The Broken Lake, and i loved it! It sucked me right back into their world. Love Sophie & Wes! I can not wait for The Iron Quill.. How long doo we have to wait? lol."


Aw. Thank you! It means a lot that you liked it :D. I'm hoping for a June release! We'll know for sure soon!


message 38: by Shelena

Shelena Michelle wrote: "Hey, Shelena! Just finished The Broken Lake, and i loved it! It sucked me right back into their world. Love Sophie & Wes! I can not wait for The Iron Quill.. How long doo we have to wait? lol."


Aw. Thank you! It means a lot that you liked it :D. I'm hoping for a June release! We'll know for sure soon!


She Known As Jess BlogSpot The Iron Quill, it is calling my name, cannot wait to have a piece of that beauty in my hands =D


message 40: by Shelena

Shelena Jess wrote: "The Iron Quill, it is calling my name, cannot wait to have a piece of that beauty in my hands =D"
You can say that again! LOL. I can't wait either :D


message 41: by Kailin

Kailin Hi Shelena,

Thank you for the supportive message. Great to have you as a new friend here :)


message 42: by William

William O'Brien Hi Shelena - Thank you for your friendship.
Please visit my website http://www.peteradarkenedfairytale.co.uk
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date mid-late Jan.
Best wishes, William


message 43: by Kristia

Kristia Shelena wrote: "Kristia wrote: "HIIII!!! Girl!! Ahh goodreads is still a big confusion for me! But I'm glad I signed up on here!
Ekkkk you read it??? Yay! Oh boy I've got about three or four more chapters to go wi..."


Thanks! But I feel that my second draft will blow the first out of the water. lol. I'm changing up a lot, adding more premise to it, more characters, and trimming a good bit. Seemingly, I don't know how to write a book under 100k words. lol. It's VERY hard for me! lol.
Oh YEAH I'm splitting it up into two books! lol. The next one will be "Time With Seleste-Fate." It's an in all conclusion to the story, which I've worked my butt off working on a perfect ending. lol.
ANYWAYS, I got to ranting there. Sorries! lol :D

I do have faith in Wes! haha. He makes me drool, he's so yummy. haha.

And thanks! About my picture!


message 44: by Arlene

Arlene Thank you for friending me!! One question... Is it August yet??? Need The Iron Quill now!! :D


message 45: by Shelena

Shelena Arlene wrote: "Thank you for friending me!! One question... Is it August yet??? Need The Iron Quill now!! :D"

Haha! Soon! I'm doing final edits on it now, and I just love it. I can not wait for you guys to read it! :D


message 46: by Shelena

Shelena Arlene wrote: "Thank you for friending me!! One question... Is it August yet??? Need The Iron Quill now!! :D"

Haha! Soon! I'm doing final edits on it now, and I just love it. I can not wait for you guys to read it! :D


message 47: by ~Tina~

~Tina~ Shelena wrote: "Arlene wrote: "Thank you for friending me!! One question... Is it August yet??? Need The Iron Quill now!! :D"

Haha! Soon! I'm doing final edits on it now, and I just love it. I can wait for you guys to read it"


YAY'S!!


message 48: by Arlene

Arlene Do you know at this point if it's a 3, 4, 5+ book series?

Good luck on the final edits! :)


message 49: by Shelena (last edited Mar 09, 2011 11:11AM)

Shelena Arlene wrote: "Do you know at this point if it's a 3, 4, 5+ book series?

Good luck on the final edits! :)"

The conclusion will be book 4. I've had some requests for a prequel, so who knows, maybe one day!


message 50: by Shelena

Shelena Tina, you're awesome. I imagine sunshine following you wherever you go. Can I stand by you? LOL


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