Fan Favorite Award!

As many of you know, took part in the October 2017, ChapterBuzz 10,000 Word Challenge.  It was faced-paced and really got my muse going. I accomplished more in one month than the previous two years. Happy Dance!

Thanks to all my fellow challenge participants and to the readers (fans) who have encouraged me on. I have had the pleasure to make new friends and read some really great books. I look forward to reading more of their work and taking Hello Hell to the finish line. I hope you will come along for the ride.

If you want more information about the ChapterBuzz 10,000 Challenge, you can find it here and be sure to check out all the other wonderful books.

I’d love to hear your comments. Talk to me. Tell me your story. I’m all ears and look for me on Facebook at SheilaMGood,  PinterestBloglovinTwitter@sheilamgood, Contently, and Instagram. You can follow my reviews on Amazon and Goodreads.

5 Quick and Dirty Tips on Sentence Structure

As someone working hard this month to complete a draft of my novel, I appreciate posts like this one from Sacha Black and Writers Helping Writers,  Getting Jiggy with the Nitty Gritty, or, Improving Your Sentences.

This is a keeper and one I will use to start the editing process when ( notice I said when) I finish my novel.  In the meantime, if you’re looking for some quick and dirty tips on sentence structure, check out Sacha’s post and these 5 Tips.

  1. Filtering
  2. Juxtapositions
  3. ‘Sense’-ational Sentences
  4. Crutch Words, Wordiness, and Clichés
  5. First and Last Lines

It’s well worth a read. And, if you would like to follow the progress of my novel, you can read it and Buzz me at

I’d love to hear your thoughts on the subject. Join the conversation. Talk to me or tell me your story. I’m all ears.