As a mother of two young and cheeky monkeys, I’m an expert at sneaking vegetables into things and secretly removing the batteries from noisy toys…

Hi! I'm Mel (aka M A Shieldhouse)

As a mother of two young and cheeky monkeys, I’m an expert at sneaking vegetables into things and secretly removing the batteries from noisy toys…
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Ever since I was a child, I've enjoyed writing stories.  The first story I remember writing was when I was eight.  It was inspired by an Alfred Hitchcock movie I watched on a plane.  It was probably quite rambling and confusing to read. 
I've improved quite a bit since then and am now working on an exciting and magical series of books called The Morven Manor Series.

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Ever since I was a child, I’ve enjoyed writing stories.  The first story I remember writing was when I was eight.  It was inspired by an Alfred Hitchcock movie I watched on a plane.  It was probably quite rambling and confusing to read.  I’ve improved quite a bit since then and am now working on an exciting and magical series of books called The Morven Manor Series.
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Occasionally I write articles about stuff that interests me like cooking, herbal medicine, mindfulness and parenting.
Sometimes I even let my characters help me out.

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Occasionally I write articles about stuff that interests me like cooking, herbal medicine, mindfulness and parenting. Sometimes I even let my characters help me out.
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