Thrilled to join fellow author Francesca Tyer on her blog to talk about my writing journey and inspiration.
Huge thanks to Francesca for inviting me.
Shelley Wilson is a genre-straddling author of adult self-help and YA fiction. She lives in the West Midlands with her three children, runs a content writing business, and tries to escape in her camper van at every opportunity.
When did you first decide you wanted to become an author?
I’ve been writing stories since I could hold a crayon, but I don’t think I gave any serious thought to becoming an author until I was in Secondary school. Our academic year was the first GCSE guinea pigs, and part of our English coursework was to create a children’s book and illustrate it.
Creating a ‘book’ was amazing and one of my favourite memories from school. Interestingly,that story was about toys who came to life when their owner wasn’t around – hmm if only I’d approached Disney when I was sixteen then the Toy Story fame…
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