Why I write

“Why do you write?” This is one of the most asked questions from readers. At times, I’ve had to think of the answer. I once thought it should be profound and insightful, something others would quote in times gone by. Those words never came to mind. Simply, I began writing because the stories swirled strongly in my mind, and the … Read More

Introducing My Three Furbabies

It’s another week and another post. If you haven’t caught on yet, it’s one week author and one week personal. This week it’s personal. And, it’s about my favorite subject: my cats. Many of you are familiar with my three cats through Facebook. For those not, let me tell you about the three rescues I live with. Puddles is the … Read More

Typical day in the life of this author

One thing I’m commonly asked is “What is your day like?” Well, I’m here to answer that question. First off, I have a structured schedule for weekdays. Second, I rarely follow it. Sad, but true. Let me show you the schedule I hope to follow. 8:30 – Social media / Check email / Check specific sites housing books 9:15 – … Read More

How I introduced myself to my grandnieces and nephews who live far away

Did you want to get to know something about me? Well, here’s your chance. As with many families, at least one person lives far away – not a short car ride. One of my sisters lives in Florida and I’m in Mississippi. That’s nearly twelve hours. Not a short car ride. As her family has grown, I’ve only met my … Read More

How I choose character names

Choosing character names can become a fine art to some, but my process is less challenging. Besides what I think of, I create character names from two primary sources. First and foremost, I steal from television. I watch the news a lot and there are plenty of guest experts whose first or last names I write down to use. No, … Read More

It’s A New Year

Happy New Year to you! I brought in the new year asleep in my bed. There was a day I stayed awake late enough, but not now. I feel much older than my 52 years. What about resolutions? Did you make any? I typically don’t. This year I kinda did. Let me explain. At the end of December, I began … Read More

Coming Feb 2020

While my writing time has been slow and spotty, I have written a short story as part of Imperfectly Yours, Volume 2. In By His Side, Tonya Beck never got over her first love. So, when Hunter Stoneman loses his legs in combat, she steps up and ensures he has a canine companion. While they grow close again, Hunter tells … Read More

How success feels

How does success feel? Fabulous! Having you supporting me—priceless. When I published His Desire nearly five years ago, I told myself that in five years I wanted to publish ten books. With my many starts and stops, I had doubted it’d happen. Yet, Evening Shadows, my tenth book, published nearly two months prior to the upcoming 5th anniversary of His … Read More

✰ New Release ✰

EVENING SHADOWS is LIVE! When deception leads to vengeance, it’s only your heart you can trust.  From Romantic Suspense BEST-SELLING and AWARD-WINNING Author • When his life depends on the woman who holds secrets, can he trust their love will be enough for her to seek the truth? In Sheila Kell’s thrilling novel of deception and second chances, two operatives embark … Read More

Final Day! Preorder Celebration Sale

✰ Preorder SALE Celebration ✰ In celebration of the preorder of EVENING SHADOWS, Agents of HIS #1, I have placed ALL of my books on special pricing of #FREE or #99cents for a short time. (Continuing reading for a short excerpt.) #romanticsuspense #standalone #steamyromance  #preorder #sale EVENING SHADOWS Advance Reader #Review: “A fantastic spin off of the HIS series starts … Read More