New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author
Shelley Shepard Gray

Hope To Meet You on the Tour!

Posted Oct 31 2011

This is a picture of Linda and me at the Lifeway Christian Store signing in Orlando.  Over the years, ‘Linda from Ohio’ and I have exchanged quite a few notes, so it was so great to get to visit with her in person! There are so many things I’m looking forward to doing on the […]

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Drawing Winners

Posted Oct 26 2011

Thank you all for the awesome response to the drawing! I read every single entry, and I have to say that I’m now in the Christmas Spirit! I loved reading about everyone’s holiday traditions. All told, there were over 60 entries. The winners are listed below. If you are a winner, please email me privately […]

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Book Release Contest!

Posted Oct 25 2011

Christmas in Sugarcreek releases today! I can’t tell you how exciting it is to see my very first Hardcover from Avon Inspire. The cover is shiny, and there’s little snowflakes at the beginning of each chapter. It really would be a wonderful gift to give…or receive! So, in honor of Christmas in Sugarcreek and the […]

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A Few Notes From Orlando

Posted Oct 24 2011

I got home last night from five days in Orlando. I met so many great people-I hope I get to go back one day soon! Here are a couple of the highlights: 1) Meeting ‘Linda from Ohio’ face to face at the Orlando LifeWay Christian Bookstore. Linda and her husband made a special trip to the […]

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GRACE is a HOLT Medallion Winner

Posted Oct 18 2011

Shelley is thrilled to announce that GRACE is a the winner of the HOLT Medallion!

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See you in Orlando!!

Posted Oct 18 2011

I’m leaving tomorrow to attend the Florida Writers Association 10th Annual Conference. There, I’ll be this year’s ‘Author-in-Residence’. I’m presenting two workshops and will be meeting with aspiring authors to talk about agents and query letters and publishing careers. I can’t wait! So many people have helped me along the way that I truly enjoy […]

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Contest on Facebook!

Posted Oct 18 2011

If you go to my FB page (you can get there by clicking on the Facebook icon), click on the icon that says ‘win a gift basket’, and enter the drawing for a gift basket packed full of all kinds of ‘Think Pink’ items as well as several signed books. I think all of these […]

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Race for the Cure

Posted Oct 17 2011

Last Saturday, my husband and I were out of the house before 5 am to drive down to Lexington to participate in the Lexington, KY Susan G Komen Race for the Cure. We met our daughter at her dorm then took a little walk over to her sorority house. Her sorority was one of many groups […]

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A Word About The Survivor

Posted Oct 13 2011

The inspiration for Mattie Lapp, a reoccurring character in the Families of Honor series, came directly from a conversation with my Amish friend. During one of my visits she was telling me expensive it can be to pay for the driver to take patients or family members of patients back and forth to the hospital. […]

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Meet Rudy!

Posted Oct 9 2011

8:00 am, Friday morning: My husband announces we have no plans for the weekend. What are we going to do? I’m So Happy about no plans! All I want to do is sit, maybe take a walk. Read a book that I haven’t written. I go back to finishing my revisions. 2:00 pm, Friday afternoon: Revisions done. I’m […]

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