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Because I get more personal on this blog than any of my others, I've made the decision to Friends Lock most of my posts here. See below for my Friends Policy.

I'm a public librarian and former fan fiction writer, editor, and publisher; now aspiring pro science fiction author, writer and amateur publisher of fanfic-style stories in zine-style "books." I'm a native New Yorker with a sarcastic streak and an odd sense of humor.

Here is where I pontificate about writing; if you want to know more about me, read my other blogs. And you can read 100 Things About Me. Or, for yet more information, you can check Shelly's Info Pages.

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If you'd like to read my other blogs, you can friend any or all of these syndicated feeds:

  • Cyber Chocolate (my main blog): cchoc

  • Shelly's Book Shelf (my book reviews): shbkshelf

  • Creative Endeavors (my photoblog): shellysphotos And my flickr page.

  • The View from Here (blogging about blogging and the occasional political rant): shview

  • Shelly's Comic Book Shelf (my reviews of comic books): shcomics

  • ImPRESSions Extra (updates for ImPRESS Books): impextra



I friend folks whose LJs I enjoy reading. Most are writing related and some are real-life friends. If I friend you, I don't expect you to friend me back, but it would be cool. I do understand that not everyone enjoys reading the same things in journals.

If you friend me, I'll look at your LJ and if I find enough that I like and I think I'd enjoy reading it regularly, I'll friend you back. If I don't, please don't feel slighted. I read a lot of LJs and blogs (together, there are more than 450, though that includes photo and art blogs) and I don't add more unless I really plan to read them.

Also, I do not as a rule, do LJ cuts for my posts, regardless of the size of the post. If this would bother you, I won't be offended if you don't friend me.

Finally, as of 2012, this became a Friends Locked journal. I might or might not friend you back if you friend me. I didn't want to friends lock posts, but there are people I know in real life I don't want reading those posts. If you want to be added, leave a comment in the Guest Book entry and the reason you want to read my journal.

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User Number: 2676476
Date Created:3-30-04
Number of Posts: 777

A public librarian by day and an aspiring professional writer of science fiction novels by night. Wrote and published fanfic for 15 years and now writes and publishes spy stories with three friends. Has a lot of hobbies, loves chocolate.
Strengths: Well-organized, artistic, logical thinker, loyal friend.
Weaknesses: Stubborn, moody, a bit lazy.
Special Skills: Writing, crafting, good organizer, can still recite many Dewey Decimal numbers from memory.
Weapons: Sharp wit (yeah, right).
Favorite Quotes: "I'm not closed-minded, you're just wrong." (Bucky Katt, "Get Fuzzy") "Life is not all thorns and singing vultures." (Morticia Addams, The Addams Family)


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