Shelagh Watkins

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Shelagh Watkins is writer, editor and publisher at Mandinam Press, a small press company set up in 2008. She is the author of two books: Mr. Planemaker’s Flying Machine, serialised on radio during May-July, 2009 (daily episodes on Preston FM’s Chat City with a weekly forty minute omnibus on Sundays), and The Power of Persuasion, which was on the list for Wales Book of the Year 2009.

Shelagh is also administrator of the Published Authors forum.

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Books

Four Short Stories
By Shelagh Watkins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Fiction
Four diverse short stories with wide appeal start with a story set in Dunedin, New Zealand, followed by a tale about lasting friendship. Then a modern mythological yarn is spun about corporate life with hirings and firings. The last story highlights the slave trade that still exists in the third world; a story that says a great deal in a few words.
The Power of Persuasion
By Shelagh Watkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
Is Jane Austen your favourite author? She is Beth Durban's. When a journalist writes disparaging remarks about film adaptations of Austen's novels, Beth retaliates. She writes to the newspaper and receives an unexpected visit from the newspaper's critic, F. William D'Arcy. At first, she is bemused, but after several sightings of the inquisitive journalist, she’s neither pleased nor amused.
Forever Friends
By Shelagh Watkins
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
This collection of stories and poems, created by members of the Published Authors Forum on the world wide web, reflects the bond of friendship between writers from all over the world. Forever Friends is a celebration of the power of friendship and human relationships. The breadth and depth of the stories cover all ages from young to old.
Literature & Fiction Interviews Volume II
By Shelagh Watkins
Price: Free! Words: 35,040. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Category: Fiction
This volume of interviews provides an insight into a group of authors from the United States, Canada and Europe, and gives a glimpse of their past and present books. The unique collection of interviews will entertain and inspire readers to find out more about the authors and their books.
Literature & Fiction Interviews Volume I
By Shelagh Watkins
Price: Free! Words: 28,050. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009. Category: Fiction
This volume of interviews provides an insight into a group of authors living in the United States, Canada and Europe, and gives a glimpse of their past and present books. The interviews will entertain and inspire readers to find out more about the authors and their books.
Mr. Planemaker's Flying Machine
By Shelagh Watkins
Price: Free! Words: 60,280. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2009. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dell and Emmelisa Planemaker, two ordinary children who lead uneventful lives in a small town in Lancashire, discover a unique computer that takes them on an extraordinary journey. Guided by a strange-looking man from a far-off distant planet, they undergo a tough space mission: to follow their father's TRAIL OF LIGHT.

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