1. Becoming a published author, the skin of my ego was completely rubbed off with Cate Baum Sheila West 41:14

The hardest lesson of writing a novel is …..

Attending a creative writing course as a mature student

while walking her dog an idea came to mind

Why you should never just send your book out to just any publisher

Does an author have a say in the book cover?

And how to find an agent 



My name is Sheila currently living in Spain and enjoying my life in Valencia. My idea was to have conversations with interesting people and get those stories told.

I never knew what to expect when I began my podcast over two years ago, the conversations I have had are stories with laughter, tears and a great insight into the lives of amazing people.  So to bring the two together is just sheer joy.