Publish and Thrive

As an indie author it is sometimes difficult to take a leap of faith and spend money on ourselves and our careers, especially when we have a limited budget. We tell ourselves it’s a dream or hobby and it’s difficult to believe it’ll ever be anything more. I put off taking Sarra’s class for a couple of years because I was afraid. I was afraid … Continue reading Publish and Thrive

Creekside Cafe Chat with Seralynn Lewis

Today I’d like to welcome fellow Heart of Carolina RWA member, Seralynn Lewis to my virtual café. It’s good to have you here. Seralynn: Thank you, it’s an honor to be here. Sherri: Your novel, Cassie’s Secrets is your debut novel? Are you traditionally published or Indie? Tell us about your journey to publishing your novel. Seralynn: Yes, Cassie’s Secrets is my debut novel. I … Continue reading Creekside Cafe Chat with Seralynn Lewis

A Creekside Café Chat with Michael Gatti of Schlogastic Books

Welcome to my virtual café Michael Gatti. Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to drop by my virtual cafe. I’m so glad to have you here even if it’s not in person. Michael: Hey Sherri great to be here thank you for having me! Sherri: You are much more than a writer. I thought I was busy, but you have me … Continue reading A Creekside Café Chat with Michael Gatti of Schlogastic Books

A Warm Friendly Chat with Hannah Meredith

also known as Merry Simmons I am thrilled to welcome Hannah Meredith to Creekside Café, my dream job if I ever win the lottery or get a million-dollar movie deal, for now, the café only exists on my website. Hannah and I are both members of Romance Writers of America and our local Heart of Carolina RWA. We met at local meeting and became friends. … Continue reading A Warm Friendly Chat with Hannah Meredith

I survived my first presentation

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