NC Book Festival 2020, Raleigh, North Carolina “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” A quote from “The Mouse” by Robert Burns. In the fall of 2019, my friend Tammera sent out an email to see who would be interested in joining her at the NC Book Festival 2020 in Raleigh. I’d never heard of it but as an Indie-author I’m … Continue reading The Best Laid Plans…
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!
Some of my favorite things… I love our community Christmas parade. From the time I was in high school until my children were grown, there were very few parades I did not participate in. I have been a clown and a beauty queen. I have marched with the Aurora Woman’s Club, rode on floats with clubs and my church. I have led the parade and … Continue reading What I Love About Christmas
Welcome LaDonna Holloman to my virtual café. It is so nice to have you with me today. LaDonna will be one of the authors signing and selling books at the Aurora Fossil Festival, Saturday, May 25th. I’m so glad you stopped by. LaDonna: Yes, thank you for inviting me. Sherri: LaDonna is a member of the Pamlico Writers’ Group, she joined about the time we … Continue reading Sipping Sodas and Chatting with LaDonna Holloman
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
Presenter for 2019 Pamlico Writers’ Conference, “Teens Writing for Teens” but adults are also welcome. Continue reading Chatting with Eileen Lettick, author of Sarah the Bold