Sheila Lowe on Change

Sheila Lowe is the author of the Claudia Rose handwriting analyst and the Beyond the Veil series. You can find out more about her on her website, sheilalowebooks.com, or by clicking here, see her last post here, and find her books here. Change is hard. For the past ten years, I have served as president of an international handwriting analysis organization. When I started in 2012, it was supposed to be a two-year term with one renewal. Suffice it to say, it’s taken a lot longer than that to find someone qualified and willing to take over, and believe me,…

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Sheila Lowe on Getting Started

Sheila Lowe is the author of the Claudia Rose Forensic Handwriting series and the Beyond the Veil series. You can find out more about her here, see her books here, and read her last post here. August 3, 2021 was release day for Dead Letters, the eighth book in my Claudia Rose Forensic Handwriting suspense series. It takes a lot of effort to write, release, and promote any new book, so I gave myself some time to do all that, and then some more time to clear my mind and ready it for the next plot. At least, that was…

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Sheila Lowe on Police Procedures

Sheila Lowe, a real life forensic handwriting expert, is the author of the Claudia Rose forensic handwriting series and the Beyond the Veil series. You can find out more about her here, see her books here, and read her last post here. As someone who does a lot of research to get police procedure right, I’ve been annoyed lately by some flagrantly ridiculous missteps in books and TV shows. But then, I started wondering whether I’m too picky, too correct. Do readers care how much the author sticks to the straight and narrow? There’s got to be poetic license, especially…

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Sheila Lowe on What Came Next

Sheila Lowe is the author of two mystery series. Her work as a forensic handwriting analyst inspired the Claudia Rose series. Her other series is Beyond the Veil. You can find out more about her here, see her books here, and read her last post here. When was the last time you moved to a new house/apartment/office? How many boxes did you pack? How long did it take to pack them? How many pieces of furniture had to be loaded into the moving van? And how much junk did you throw away with a sigh of relief? Whether you moved…

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Sheila Lowe Writes About Jumping Off a Cliff

Handwriting exeprt and author Sheila Lowe is our latest new Blackbird. You can find out more about her here and see her books here. I made a big decision on Monday. I’m going to self-publish my new book, Dead Letters (#8 in the Claudia Rose psychological suspense series). I’ve been self-pubbing my nonfiction books about handwriting psychology for a couple of years now, but there is something infinitely more daunting about making this choice. It’s something I’ve been waffling over for a few weeks, and I wasn’t entirely sure it was the right thing to do. Then, this happened... Sheila Lowe Yesterday, the day…

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