My real name is too common and shared by hundreds. I wanted to stand out while fully embracing my Irish heritage.
"Caleigh" is Gaelic for slender, and "O'Shea" is Gaelic for stately, fortunate, and hawk-like (dauntless).
Indeed! They're scattered across the land, particularly in Counties Kerry, Cork, Tipperary, and Kilkenny.
I couldn't not write! Even as a kid, I started novels using pencil and notebook paper, tied together with ribbon.
Varies. I edit as I go, am forcing myself to outline first, and write to instrumental music, generally with water or hot tea nearby.
Sports (watching and participating), reading, blogging, beading jewelry, adult coloring, music (community band).