Hi, and thank you for coming to my profile.  I am a lover of books, libraries, and of words.  I have always written poems and bits of scenes and dreams, for myself.  I met friends who encouraged me in 2001 to share my work, and I hope they do not regret it!  :-)     I am starting again recently to read and write fiction:


I hope we can read and write together, for a kinder world.
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  • Washington, DC
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ShiraDest ShiraDest Sep 18, 2017 06:59PM
I am abandoning this, my second practice novel, for personal reasons to start work on a happier work, now that this one has helped me, as I hope it willl help other women with PTSD.https://www.wattp...
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Stories by ShiraDest
Hubris and Hemlock by ShiraDest
Hubris and Hemlock General Fiction
Can friendship save a life? Genre: Women's Fiction, Novella (abt 43k words now...) A rock-climber wants to rescue others, but must first win the battle to save herself. Can a 35 year old form...
Atrapada by ShiraDest
Atrapada Mystery / Thriller
Escribo en inglés hoy en dîa, pero encontré esta semilla de 2009 entre mis notas. (Puedo traduir todo esta descripción si quieren: avisenme, porfis...) Normally I only write in English these days, as it's my nativ...
Creator: Friend or Foe? by ShiraDest
Creator: Friend or Foe? Spiritual
This story began as a NaNoWriMo 2012 work, with no planning, and even less idea of plot. I learned from that experience that I am not a 'pantser' -and spent about 20 painful months trying to turn my stream-of-co...
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