“Blogging is like going to the word gym. I practice writing in the same way I would go to a gym to get stronger muscles. Writing is a muscle and I try to stay fit for it. “
At a young age, Shelley knew she wanted to be a writer but how could she make a living doing it? She found a way. And today is all about making dreams happen.
Shelley quit her job as a medical journalist, moved to France for a short period and wrote a book. By the way, she had never written a book of fiction before and had no idea how to do it.
She’s going to tell us how she all that came to be.
Shelley’s fiction, creative non-fiction, columns, and travel writing have appeared in a range of Canadian and international publications. She won
The Quintland Sisters, her debut novel, will be published in Canada and the United States in March of 2019 (that’s NOW!). You can order or pre-order depending on when you listen to this, at shelleywood.ca
Born and raised in Vancouver, Shelley divides her time between a full-time home in Kelowna, Canada, and a full-time job in New York, NY, where she is the editorial director at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation and Managing Editor at the cardiology news website, TCTMD.
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