Shelly McGowan

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Shelly was raised by her paternal Grandma, Georgette. Her life was filled with good food, stories, and lots of lessons about antiques, old plantations, and what proper etiquette was for young ladies. Georgette’s retirement was dedicated to Shelly. That love resonates with her every day, especially in her writing. When she was thirteen years old Georgette handed her a paperback book and told her to dream. From that moment on she has not stopped reading or dreaming of becoming a writer.

After a long career in technology, real estate, and raising three children she decided it was time to pursue a dream. While Shelly had written technical documents during her career in technology she had no idea what it meant to be a fiction writer. With determ
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Shelly McGowan Step away from the computer/typewriter/paper! Sometimes locking yourself away in your writing space is too much 'me' time. Go out an enjoy your…moreStep away from the computer/typewriter/paper! Sometimes locking yourself away in your writing space is too much 'me' time. Go out an enjoy your family, home, and the outdoors. Before you realize it, your mind will be triggered by the smallest thing and you have your next scene. I carry a small word processor around with me for extended day trips. So even when I'm just out running around if something comes to me I just pull it out and type up my thoughts. A pad of paper works just as well.

Keep a pad of paper next to your bed. That writer's block will be fixed the moment you try to get a good night of sleep. Instead of getting up, write down your idea and get some sleep. Wake up refreshed and take the idea and create your next words. (less)
Shelly McGowan Getting feedback/reviews after you have read the book. When your family and friends call to tell you they love the story that you have created. They…moreGetting feedback/reviews after you have read the book. When your family and friends call to tell you they love the story that you have created. They love the characters is pretty amazing. A small speck of thought becomes this manuscript that will make people feel something. (less)
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Magic's Lovers

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I wanted to say “Thank you” to all of the wonderful messages and being so welcomed by so many people! The number of people contacting me on a normal basis has been a big encouragement for me to write more and faster!

You’ve been asking if there is going to be a sequel to Magic’s Lovers! I’ve heard all of your request and I’m pleased to announce that “Yes” there will be a sequel! We are still wor... Read more of this blog post »
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Magic's Lovers by Shelly McGowan
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Shannon’s life had been turned upside down. She loses her Nanna, finds her powers, learns her mother is a horrible person, and meets Pierce, the man she is suppose to marry. She has to learn how to control her powers and the threa..." Read more of this review »
Magic's Lovers by Shelly McGowan
"Spunky N Sassy Rating: 5.0

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Shannon’s life had been turned upside down. She loses her Nanna, finds her powers, learns her mother is a horrible person, and meets Pierce, the man she is suppose to marry. She has..." Read more of this review »
Magic's Lovers by Shelly McGowan
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Magic's Lovers by Shelly McGowan
"4 stars!

This book, WOW! How have I not heard of it or this author before?

This book takes us on a journey into the magic world with a brand new Sorceress who has inherited her grandmother's powers on her death. However there is mystery and murder..." Read more of this review »
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