Deirdre is the author of LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT (Random House, 2009).  She is also a TV writer and producer in Los Angeles.  Her TV writing credits include Tiny Beautiful Things (Hulu), Jane the Virgin (CW), Spinning Out (Netflix), Bluff City Law (NBC), Stumptown (ABC), American Gothic (CBS), Jane by Design (ABC Family), Life Unexpected (CW), American Dreams (NBC), and Close to Home (CBS). She started her writing career as a newspaper journalist and has also written for advertising and marketing campaigns. She is married and is the mother of two wild and wonderful sons, ages 10 and 12.

You can purchase LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT on Amazon. 

"Shaw’s graceful prose and razor-sharp observations—at one point, Lacey observes her brother is “like a house burning down before our eyes”—make this absorbing debut a true standout." -- BOOKLIST

"Raw, realistic...anyone who's ever had to deal with the death of a relationship (and isn't that pretty much everyone?) will appreciate Shaw's honest, vividly written take." -- PEOPLE MAGAZINE

"A thoughtful, well-written story about a young woman prevailing over a difficult past...wryly funny, refreshingly honest...Shaw writes convincingly, with insight and wisdom." -- THE BOSTON GLOBE