Recent columns written for my local paper, ‘The Beach Reporter,’ can be found here:
So, I just flew around the world. Really. 11 countries on 5 continents. I wrote all about it here: www.eileengoesroundtheworld.com
Or read this pro/con essay about the trip published on The Billfold: https://thebillfold.com/around-the-world-in-80-000-dollars-2fe30980782a#.21nfgnrmi
My struggle to please an elderly, difficult mother-in-law.
The Hemingway legend and a place called the suicide belt.
Finding the perfect jacket, and the kind of old woman I want to be.
My husband shoots an animal, and I prepare it for dinner. http://www.alimentumjournal.com/duck-by-eileen-shields/#.VT0eQ2aprfY
That time I met a Russian bride. http://losangelesreview.org/lar-issue-16-winter-2015/
“Fear and (Self) Loathing in Bora Bora” http://www.slicemagazine.org/magazine/subscribe/issue/16
My squirmy first visit to a bridal salon http://www.xojane.com/issues/wedding-dress-shopping-as-a-mother-of-the-bride
Running with zombies vs running with wolves http://www.wordriot.org/archives/8886
I attend a life changing Kenny Loggins concert with a bunch of other olds.http://www.purpleclover.com/entertainment/7769-highway-danger-zone/
Eileen Shields is a writer living in Los Angeles who recently earned her MFA from UCRPD. She is currently reworking the fifth rewrite of her first novel.
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