How many mistakes have I made on my journey to becoming a published author? Hmm, there are too many to name, but I will start with a few lingering ones that will hopefully help someone else when they are looking to get published. My first mistake was FEAR! I was afraid of trying to get published. I was scared to let others read my work. … Continue reading FEAR, my first mistake
The end of a decade. As we prepare to ring in the new year and the new decade, I find myself looking back over the past ten years. So much has happened in such a short time. After winning the Ann Peach Award in 2009 and joining Romance Writers of America, I started truly thinking about being a published writer ending the last decade on … Continue reading What a Decade!
Today I’d like to welcome Beth Bolden to Creekside Café. Beth it is so good to have you here today. Beth and I are both members of the Romance Writers of America and our local chapter, The Heart of Carolina. You have just released your thirteenth book, is that correct? Beth: Yes, Impossible Things is the second Star Shadow book, but my thirteenth contemporary novel. … Continue reading A Creekside Visit with Beth Bolden
Today I’m sitting on the porch of Creekside Café with my writer-sister, Tammera Cooper. Tammera is a fellow member of the Pamlico Writers’ Group as well as a member of, the Heart of Carolina our local Romance Writers of America group, and the Women’s Fiction Writers Association. Welcome to Creekside, Tammy. Tammy: Thanks for the invite. It’s the perfect day to sit on the porch … Continue reading On The Porch with Tammera Cooper
As chairperson of the Pamlico Writers’ Group, and more recently of our conference steering committee, I have been forced to do things that are uncomfortable, like public speaking. I know y’all think because I’m a big mouth broad I shouldn’t be sweating and fearing I’ll pass out just because my audience is ten times what I am comfortable with. I still get knock-kneed and tongue-tied … Continue reading I survived my first presentation
I’m giving my first presentation at the Pamlico Writers’ Conference April 6th. I’m excited and nervous. I have been a part of the conference steering committee for five years. Last year was my first as chairperson. I have grown up with the Pamlico Writers’ Group. I started attending meetings nearly twenty years ago. Ten years ago I became serious about getting published. Five years ago … Continue reading My First Presentation
I’d like to welcome my new friend, author Miranda Jameson to Creekside Café. I started doing these interviews to help cross-promote my own books as well as introduce other authors to my friends and readers. Thank you for joining us here at my virtual café. Miranda: Absolutely, Sherri! It’s all about networking. I’m Indie published. It’s not an easy choice, but for most newish authors, … Continue reading Chatting with Miranda Jameson