Author Archives: Shelly Bell

About Shelly Bell

Addicted to reading and writing, my first book, A YEAR TO REMEMBER, is available as an e-book through Soul Mate Publishing, Amazon and Barnes and Noble.The story follows the journey of a food addict on her road to recovery as she struggles to find and marry her soul mate within a year.

A Year to Remember

Tonight, I’m sitting on my parents’ lanai in Florida, watching the sun set behind the tall palm trees edging the golf course. I can’t believe it’s been exactly a year since I started writing, a year in which my life … Continue reading

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End of an Era

It’s the end of an era. Last week saw the end of soap opera One Life To Live. I’ve been a soap opera fan since I was five years old when I’d rush home from school to watch General Hospital. … Continue reading

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Life is Like a Sugar Cookie

When we decided to exchange Christmas cookie recipes, I got excited by the endless possibilities. Except… I don’t bake. Not anymore. A couple years back, I got on a baking kick, inspired by my abstinence from sugar.  I poured through … Continue reading

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Learning to be Grateful

Am I thankful for my family, my good health and my publishing contract with Soul Mate Publishing? Well, of course I am! But with Thanksgiving only a couple days away, I realized I’m also thankful for the challenges of the … Continue reading

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Why I Write

Throughout the year, I’ve read several blog posts about why writers write. Mainly, I read writers write as a creative outlet, because they have something to share, and they love to write. I’m writing this post as I sit at … Continue reading

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