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Shel Delisle swam with the dolphins once upon a time. While it was an incredible experience, sadly, the dolphins didn’t speak to her. Even though she lives in Florida with her hubby and three boys, she doesn’t spend as much time as she would like in the water. Most days she writes fiction or works on the kid-lit community website, http://www.whatchareadingnow.com, that she founded with two other writer friends.

You can also visit her at http://sheldelisle.com.


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Shel Delisle Hi Larissa!

Thanks for stopping by to ask. Errr....I don't know how it's coming. Sorry, that's a horrible answer. Right now I'm really close to…more
Hi Larissa!

Thanks for stopping by to ask. Errr....I don't know how it's coming. Sorry, that's a horrible answer. Right now I'm really close to releasing a series of three summer romance novellas called Denim Days. They're contemporary (no fantasy) fiction about two best friends who are headed off to college when they start to realize their feelings are deeper than they'd always thought. Since I'm so focused on that, my brain won't seem to function on another story.

Strangely, every once in a while I start to wonder what would happen if Grace met vampires, but that's not even the premise behind Launched. So weird. Anyway...I hope once these other books are out, I'll return to Grace and her capers. I'm just not sure if that'll involve vampires or not. LOL.

It's always great to hear from readers. stay in touch!

Shel

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Shel Delisle Hi Mo!

I've begun plotting Book 4 (tentatively titled Launched!), and based on what I have so far, I think that book will answer a lot of the…more
Hi Mo!

I've begun plotting Book 4 (tentatively titled Launched!), and based on what I have so far, I think that book will answer a lot of the questions everyone has about Victor. Aisha will also be back in a bigger role (which makes me happy -- I love her character, and hope you do too.)

I'll need to do some thinking about Annex and Book 4. If he makes it in, he'll have a smaller part, because....well, just because. Ha! Sorry, I know that doesn't answer the 'why?', but I don't want to give away too much yet.

If there's a Book 5 -- and I'll keep writing them as long as people are reading and enjoying them -- Annex could come back in a bigger way.

Thanks for reading the series and asking about it!

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I’ve written before about how my Muse plays games with songs and music videos that tie into what I’m writing. Here’s one example from Dolphin Girl, and I’ve still never told the story about the theme song for the Angel in Training series. But I will someday, I promise.


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“Have you ever decided to do something that seemed like a good idea‌—‌maybe even an inspired idea‌—‌and in the second before there’s no turning back, you think, I musta been totally mental when I came up with this? And then, Oh well, here goes.”
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“Geez. I was worried about this when the Murphys eyed each other. Do they suspect? And, if a five-year-old knows I say weird things, how will I ever blend in at school?”
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“crack up and tease, “Oooh! A Wingless One! I’m so scared!” There’s silence on the line. I’d expected Victor to laugh with me. Finally, he said, “You shouldn’t joke about things you don’t understand.”
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Jill Thank for your friendship here on GRs, Shel.


message 10: by Shel

Shel Delisle Sarah wrote: "Hi Shel, thank you for the friend request! (="

Glad to meet you too, Sarah! Absolutely love the polar bear!


message 9: by Sarah

Sarah Hi Shel, thank you for the friend request! (=


message 8: by Shel

Shel Delisle Sierra wrote: "Thanks for the request, Shel :)

The Gallagher Girls is one of my favorite series, too.
Happy reading!"


Nice to meet you too, Sierra!


message 7: by Shel

Shel Delisle Laurielu wrote: "Thanks for the friendvite!! It is nice to meet you, Shel!

Happy Reading,
Laurielu
Bona Fide Reflections"


Nice to meet you, too. Laurielu!


message 6: by Shel

Shel Delisle Natasha wrote: "Thank you for connecting with me, Its so good to have another book lover as a goodreads friend. I look forward to sharing my love of books with you. Please check out my book blog "Paranormal Goddes..."

Just checked it out! you have a terrific following!


Laurielu Bona Fide Reflections Thanks for the friendvite!! It is nice to meet you, Shel!

Happy Reading,
Laurielu
Bona Fide Reflections


Sierra Thanks for the request, Shel :)

The Gallagher Girls is one of my favorite series, too.
Happy reading!


Natasha Thank you for connecting with me, Its so good to have another book lover as a goodreads friend. I look forward to sharing my love of books with you. Please check out my book blog "Paranormal Goddess [Book Blog]", if you haven't already. -♥-


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Shel Delisle Laura YA indie princess wrote: "Thanks for the add! If you want to please check out my facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/YA-indi... Just added Dolphin Girl to my to read list it sounds really good..."

Thanks for adding Dolphin Girl, Laura. And I just liked your Facebook page, too!


Laura's Book Addiction Thanks for the add! If you want to please check out my facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/YA-indi... Just added Dolphin Girl to my to read list it sounds really good! :-)


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