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BethShelby
http://www.fanstory.com/bethshelby
Gender: Female
Interests: Painting, Photography, Writing, Reading
Member: Premier Author
Joined: February 2009
INFORMATION
BethShelby is retired from the printing and commercial art field. She is married and has four children and three grandchildren. She and her husband presently live in Tennessee.

Painting, photography, and writing are her passion. She has had two short stories and several poems and essays published. She is new on Fanstory and is delighted to have discovered it. She would love to improve her writing skills.
FAVORITE QUOTE
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. Bill Cosby
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FanStory wrote to BethShelby: Blessing with a Tricky Twist finished second in the contest "Blessing"
January 18, 2022 at 12:13AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations!!
    January 18, 2022 at 1:46AM

FanStory wrote to BethShelby: Down the Slippery Slope finished first in the contest "~ Family Story ~ (fiction)"
January 15, 2022 at 4:10PM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Beth!!

    January 18, 2022 at 1:44AM

FanStory wrote to BethShelby: Wolf Moon of Winter finished third in the contest "Rondeau Poetry"
January 15, 2022 at 5:10AM

FanStory wrote to BethShelby: Just At Twilight finished second in the contest "Write a Kyrielle"
January 14, 2022 at 10:10AM

FanStory wrote to BethShelby: Everlasting Love finished second in the contest "Love"
January 13, 2022 at 5:10AM

FanStory wrote to BethShelby: Two Thousand Twenty-two finished second in the contest " 10 Line Poem"
January 9, 2022 at 5:10AM

FanStory wrote to BethShelby: End of the Farnsworth Line finished first in the contest "Loop Poetry Contest "
January 5, 2022 at 12:13AM

FanStory wrote to BethShelby: Summer Skies finished third in the contest "Tanka Poetry Contest"
September 7, 2021 at 12:13AM
    Senyai: Congratulations, Beth 🎉🎉
    September 7, 2021 at 8:33AM
    Sugarray77: Congratulations on placing in the contest! I enjoyed your Tanka very much!

    Melissa
    September 7, 2021 at 8:49AM
    MAMONIA: Good for you. Congrats!
    September 9, 2021 at 2:02PM

FanStory wrote to BethShelby: Mad Enough To Bite Nails finished second in the contest "Dialogue Only Prompt"
August 25, 2021 at 7:10PM

FanStory wrote to BethShelby: Fear For the Country's Future finished third in the contest "Feelings"
July 30, 2021 at 4:10PM

FanStory wrote to BethShelby: Brevity of Life finished second in the contest "Minute"
July 23, 2021 at 12:13AM
    Senyai: Congratulations, Beth!! ❤️
    July 23, 2021 at 2:52AM
    Ben Colder : Cong to a great gal
    July 23, 2021 at 7:06AM
    judiverse: Congratulations on your second place finish with this lovely minute poem. judi
    July 23, 2021 at 11:11AM
    Michele Harber: I rest my case. Congratulations! I'm really happy for you.
    July 23, 2021 at 11:24AM
    Elizabeth Emerald: Congratulations! Not surprised. Cheers. LIZ
    July 24, 2021 at 11:26AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Beth!!

    July 25, 2021 at 1:46AM

FanStory wrote to BethShelby: Summer Memories Etched In Time finished first in the contest "Life Without The Letter A"
July 22, 2021 at 1:10PM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Beth!
    I loved every line!

    diane
    July 22, 2021 at 8:21PM
    Chrissy710 : Yaaa congrats good job Cheers Chris
    July 23, 2021 at 5:39AM
    Michele Harber: You're having quite the week, Beth. Congratulations!
    July 23, 2021 at 9:22PM

FanStory wrote to BethShelby: A Glimpse of Me finished second in the contest "Bio"
June 15, 2021 at 6:10PM
    Senyai: Congratulations, Beth, on your win! Well deserved ❤️

    Senyai
    June 16, 2021 at 3:44AM

FanStory wrote to BethShelby: The Barn by the Side of the Road finished second in the contest "Take A Photo Poetry"
May 28, 2021 at 12:12AM
    Begin Again: Congratulations, Beth on winning the second place ribbon in the photo/poem contest. I loved it! Reminding us that regardless of our age... we shouldn't be tossed and forgotten because we too want to continue discovering something new.

    Smiles and hugs, Carol
    May 28, 2021 at 6:41AM
    Judy Lawless: Congratulations, Beth! A well-deserved prize.
    May 28, 2021 at 10:08AM
    Elizabeth Emerald: Congrats--I reviewed this gem--not surprised!
    May 28, 2021 at 11:15AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Beth!!!

    May 28, 2021 at 12:50PM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Beth!

    diane
    May 28, 2021 at 9:42PM

FanStory wrote to BethShelby: Wonder Years finished second in the contest "Free Verse"
May 17, 2021 at 1:10PM
    Mary Kay Bonfante : Congratulations on your Second Place Win in the Free Verse Contest! It was well deserved. Such beautiful poetry.
    May 24, 2021 at 9:15PM

 
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RANK
#13 Ranked Author
#37 Ranked Poet
#9 Ranked Reviewer
Poetry 37
Short Works 13
Reviewing 9
PORTFOLIO
Most Recent Posts
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Saying Good-bye to !994
The end of another year in the life of Shelby family.

Blessing with a Tricky Twist
Retelling of a Biblical story.

Do Words Really Matter?
Something said in jest takes on a deeper meaning.

Down the Slippery Slope
A new friend tempts me to join her in mischief.

Everlasting Love
Love is designed by God to last forever.

Just At Twilight
Magical moments at the end of the day.

Wolf Moon of Winter
The January moon is called the wolf moon.

The Prologue
Prologue to the book Chasing The Elusive Dream

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Blessing with a Tricky Twist finished second in the contest "Blessing"
January 18 at 12:13AM
Down the Slippery Slope finished first in the contest "~ Family Story ~ (fiction)"
January 15 at 4:10PM
Wolf Moon of Winter finished third in the contest "Rondeau Poetry"
January 15 at 5:10AM
Just At Twilight finished second in the contest "Write a Kyrielle"
January 14 at 10:10AM
Down the Slippery Slope reached "Recognized" status.
January 13 at 8:48AM
Everlasting Love finished second in the contest "Love"
January 13 at 5:10AM
The Prologue reached "Recognized" status.
January 11 at 3:48PM
Two Thousand Twenty-two finished second in the contest " 10 Line Poem"
January 9 at 5:10AM



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