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Coffee on the Porch with Author, Tirza Schaefer

Tirza Schaefer, it is great to have you at my Creekside Café, this is my virtual café where I meet the most interesting people from all over the world. If I ever win the lottery it would be my dream job, a place to write, drink coffee and talk to other writers and readers. Tirza: That sounds absolutely beautiful! I’ll be a regular guest there! … Continue reading Coffee on the Porch with Author, Tirza Schaefer

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Cooking and Chatting With Nins the Writer

Sherri: I’m chatting today with Nina Romano, whom I know as @ninsthewriter from Twitter. You know what they say about seven degrees of separation, well, we have a mutual friend, award-winning cozy mystery author, M. K. Graff. Since meeting Nina through Twitter, I have wanted to host her on my website. I am so excited to finally be able to welcome to my Creekside Café, … Continue reading Cooking and Chatting With Nins the Writer

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An Exotic Retreat in Murfreesboro, North Carolina

Murfree-Williams House Writers Workshops, Retreats and Residencies Dorian threatened to keep me from my mini vacation but thankfully, he didn’t do as much damage around my home as he did to others. My heart goes out to those on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, Myrtle Beach and especially the Bahamas. With only the inconvenience of power outages at home, my husband waved me off and I … Continue reading An Exotic Retreat in Murfreesboro, North Carolina

Sipping Lattes with Suzanne Tierney

Hello Suzanne, welcome to my Creekside Café. I am so excited to have you here. Suzanne: Hi Sherri! Thanks for having me at your virtual café. What’s your drink? Mine is a vanilla latte, if you please. Sherri: In this heat, I think I’ll have an iced cinnamon cappuccino, extra cinnamon, light sugar. They freeze the coffee and cream into tiny ice cubes so it … Continue reading Sipping Lattes with Suzanne Tierney

Interview with Pamlico Writers’ Conference Presenter, Robin Greene

Today I’d like to welcome to Creekside Café, poet, author and publisher, and several more titles, Robin Greene. Robin it is so good to have you here at my virtual café. I’ve set the table just for you. Don’t worry about having too much wine or too many cannoli; here, none of the calories count against you. Robin: Thank you, Sherri, I love cannoli. Sherri: … Continue reading Interview with Pamlico Writers’ Conference Presenter, Robin Greene

Electric Guitars and The Blues

The Pamlico Writers’ Group hosts a monthly, one-thousand word challenge. The month of April, the picture was donated by photographer, Tammy Cooper, a night over the water, drenched in blue. I enjoy attempting to write a story to match the pictures. For me, the challenge offers an opportunity to experiment with my writing. This story is a play on words, using poetry to help me … Continue reading Electric Guitars and The Blues

Fear or Love

Fear The four letter word that gives rise to tyrants Terrorists And bigots   Fear Our excuse for prejudice Hate And anger Persecution of our neighbors   Fear builds walls prisons and slums Shackles the masses and silences our voices   Fear Crowns kings Starts wars Ruins lives Reasons injustice, murder and slavery   Is it better to be feared or loved?   Love Gives … Continue reading Fear or Love