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Dorothy F. Shaw

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Dorothy F. Shaw stumbled into a career in Corporate America and has spent the last 20 years climbing the corporate ladder. A fan of journaling about her troubles, she started an online blog in 2009, and poured her emotions out for all to see.

As luck would have it, the first post came out in the form of a poem. A few authors she'd met online encouraged her to write more, and in the span of 2 years she wrote over 150 poems. The poems led to short stories, which blossomed into novels. Evident from the very beginning was her voice as an author that is real and packed with wit and sarcasm. Her stories will always include complex, broken people trying to figure out how to start and keep a relationship as well as lots of hot, steamy sex. As Dorot
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Dorothy F. Shaw I haven't experienced writers block until recently. I'm at a loss for my next book in my series, but it could be because I am in the middle of working…moreI haven't experienced writers block until recently. I'm at a loss for my next book in my series, but it could be because I am in the middle of working on the current book. My plan is to see what happens once I get done with my current WIP. If I'm still stuck, I'll reach out to other authors to talk it through. Its what I do when I get stuck on a particular point in a book, or scene. It always helps to just talk things through...and always, I keep writing and worry about if it makes sense late. That's what edits are for. =)(less)
Dorothy F. Shaw I can't even begin to answer this...there is no one thing. There are several things, but mostly, I write because I NEED to. I have to. It's a driving…moreI can't even begin to answer this...there is no one thing. There are several things, but mostly, I write because I NEED to. I have to. It's a driving force inside of me, and I can't imagine not doing it. (less)
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