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Shirley McLain

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Enjoying my retirement from Nursing, after 33 years, is my main goal right now. I
live outside Sapulpa Oklahoma with my husband, Lee and our five dogs and three cats. It’s like having a house full of three year olds. Never a dull moment.

I’ve several publications, My first book, “The Tower,” is a juvenile mystery, based in Oklahoma, but takes you around the world. I have published an ebook of short stories of different genres called “Shirley’s Shorts and Flashes.” I also published a short ebook of
Christian Poetry called “Verses For My King.

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Shirley McLain Hello, My dream in writing first of all is to have people who read my work enjoy it as much as I did writing it. Of course I would (secretly) like my…moreHello, My dream in writing first of all is to have people who read my work enjoy it as much as I did writing it. Of course I would (secretly) like my name to be known and to make my fortune, but that is not realty for most writers.(less)
Shirley McLain I think what your asking, Alexander, is what is the most difficult genre in literature? That is a hard question for me because I write many different…moreI think what your asking, Alexander, is what is the most difficult genre in literature? That is a hard question for me because I write many different genres. My first book was a mystery for young adults, then I wrote a book of short stories that is different genres from a love story to fantasy. So you see I am very eclectic with my writing. Fiction writing is imagination so if your imagination is not working any genre can be difficult.(less)
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[image error]I love reading young adult stories even though I’m almost 68 years old. I can’t tell you why I like it, but I do. In fact, the last book I wrote, “Princess Adele’s Dragon,” was a young adult fantasy. The one thing I found out when trying to tell my story about Princess Adele was I had to get and keep my audience attention. How does a geriatric woman get their attention?  I can’t da...

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