Selma’s writing novels: Where it all began

So, let’s talk about where it all began for Selma’s writing journey.

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Selma P. Verde is Sharon’s (the owner and visionary of Mentoring A Dream) penname. She is the author of The Way Series, a coming-of-age series of teen and young adult novels focusing on the challenges teens face. Her work is important to the promotion of our mission by providing resources to help reach teens through the noise of everyday life.

As she thinks about Memorial Day weekend, she always reminded of where the inspiration for writing her first manuscript came from. It was found in a short story she wrote during a spontaneous trip to a B&B in Duluth, Minnesota on Memorial Day weekend about twenty years ago. This manuscript was the start to writing a novel but wasn’t part of The Way Series. Check out this week’s blog post to learn more about her writing journey.

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And lastly, we want to give a shout out to the books in The Way Series. This series provides parents and caring adults with great reading options for their teens. If you haven’t looked at the series yet, here is a little more information about it.

The Way Series – by Selma P. Verde

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So, are you looking for a couple of good teen coming-of-age reads focusing on teen challenges? Check out The Way Series.

Book #1The Hard Way – Begins with the story of Paul Jones and his freshman year of high school and now must navigate dealing with pressure from his peers to fit in.

Book #2Shawn’s Way – Continues Paul’s journey from The Hard Way but now we meet a new freshman, Shawn Townson. He is forced to navigate being the target of a bully.

Book #3The Street’s Way – And The Way Series story continues with the introduction of Mikala Kalani. She is a runaway and homeless teen. Find out more when this book is released in late 2023!

Follow this link to my books tab to learn more about the series and pick up your copies! – Selma’s Books

Have a great week!

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