Dear Readers

Fear not the Darkness, But What Lies Within, The recesses of our mind, The creepy cobwebbed corners,That lingers on and tickles us,With tingle feelings of alarm, The deep in the stomach, Pain we feel when we do warn, The fear is deadly it seeks, The deepest corner of our mind, It's just a story to alarm,Educate and provide entertainment for our minds. So read on dear reader, I hope you find the stories amusing and full of charm.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

New projects on the go

Jason MacIntyre over at The Farthest Reaches is a friend, author and reader who tagged me in a challenge to share a bit about what I'm working on. Thank You Jason, it's a great opportunity to share insight about my current work and what will be out later this year. So the rules are simple. I have to:
First, answer 10 questions about my current work-in-progress.
Second, tag five other writers and link their blogs so we can all hop over and read their answers.
Here are the questions:
What is the working title of your book er books?
I’m in the process of finishing editing a Murder Mystery -A Penny Saved A Murder Earned 

while also writing  and editing “A Tiger’s heart Wrapped In A Player’s Hide’ the sequel to my paranormal novel  Love’s Labours Won.
Where did the idea come from for the book er books?
 For my murder mystery ‘A Penny Saved A Murder Earned ‘- I’m a huge Agatha Christie fan and I love murder mysteries. I wanted to write about a family who stick together even under the adversity of a serial killer.
For my paranormal-“A Tiger’s heart Wrapped In A Player’s Hide’- I just love to imagine the things you could do if you had special abilities that others didn’t.
What genre does your book fall under?
Crime/Murder Mystery
and Paranormal
Which actors would you choose to play your characters in a movie rendition?
this is who I envision For-“A Penny Saved A Murder Earned “-

Stephanie Gatschet PictureMaddie Hasson Picture                   
Lily Kelly-Brooksfield-
Stephanie Gatchet    
                                                         Rose-Brooksfield-Maddie Hasson        

Chrishell Stause Picture

  Amelia Kelly-Chrishell Stause                                                                     

Carol- Banks- Paulina Gerzon
Paulina Gerzon Picture
Geoff Stults Picture
Detective Emmett -Rogers-Geoff Stults


Grandma Katha- Marj Dusay
Marj Dusay Picture
uncast yet -Lily’s husband and others

“A Tiger’s Heart Wrapped in a Player’s Hide” I envision 

Demetrious Blackstone -Forbes March
Forbes March Picture
Darius Blackstone-Trent Garrett
Trent Garrett Picture
Sarah Maidenstone-Mariah Buzolin
Mariah Buzolin Picture

Aunt Iva--Michael Learned

Michael Learned
What is the one-sentence synopsis of your book/s?
“A Tiger’s heart Wrapped in a Player’s Hide’- Demetrious is fighting an unknown powerful force who seeks to take down the Blackstones; while Sarah is kidnapped and discovers yet another relative she wasn’t aware of.
“A Penny Saved A Murder Earned “-Serial killer targets family whose members dwindle; will they found out who or succumb to the killer?
Will your books be self-published or represented by an agency? Self-published
How long did it take you to write the first draft of your manuscript?
About three months of eight hour days or longer for “A Penny Saved a Murder Earned”
“A Tiger’s heart Wrapped in a Player’s Hide’ is not yet completed. The ideas are taking a little longer with this book.
What other books would you compare this story to within your genre?
Joan Kilbourn murder mysteries by Gail Bowen, for “A Penny Saved a Murder Earned”
House of Night by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast for “A Tiger’s heart Wrapped in a Player’s Hide’
Who or What inspired you to write this book er books?
My sixth grade teacher Mr. Smith who told me that I could tell a story people wanted to hear and I felt the need to write these stories.
What else about your book er books might pique the reader’s interest?
“A Penny Saved a Murder Earned” is about families and how adversity can make them have even stronger bonds.
“A Tiger’s heart Wrapped in a Player’s Hide’ is also about family and how bonds can be made even without sharing the same blood.
I challenge
3.) Nicole Wolverton
4.)Wakefield Mahon
5.) Cara Michaels
to tell us about there WIPS and/ or books answering the questions above.


  1. Awesome, Sheilagh! Thanks for taking on the challenge and sharing more about your upcoming murder mystery and the new sequel. It's so exciting to have new stuff to share, isn't it?

    j. //

  2. thank you for giving me the opportunity to do so.:)

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