Hi just a quick intro; my names Sharon, I am a newly published writer...and very proud of myself lol. I write fantasy stories, my new trilogy is The Art of Magic, first episode is The Realm of the Castles, Realm of th Northern Castles is at the moment being written and the final will be Realm of the Southern Castle. I am married to a Sailor...Royal Navy Gunner called Mark, I spent 7 years as a Naval Officer myself. I have a shop which sells fantasy products, I draw and make soaps. I have two satanic minion cats Tyson and Kizzie, 15 lizards 2 tarantulas and 4 snakes. My favorite author is Maria V Snyder, Jilly Cooper, richelle mead, nacy makenzie, oooh list the goes on lol. I love fantasy, you can do with it what you like and still not sound too silly lol. My first book is due for release at the end of Alpril/begining of may. Well, a quick did about myself, I would like to thank the people who replied to my thread for all their help and advice, I am soooo glad I found this site.