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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

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

Chatting with Miranda Jameson

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

Friend and Mentor

I just had my second book signing and my first experience co-signing with my friend and mentor, Marni Graff. I was surprised at the ease in which we were able to blend our thoughts and ideas, and talk about our books. It felt natural, sharing the stage with Marni. We’ve discussed books so often that in many ways, it just felt like a discussion among … Continue reading Friend and Mentor

What happens now?

After the writing is done and the edits are refined, what next? Choices have to be made, probably before you even finished writing you were thinking of how you wanted to publish. Traditional or Indie or self-publishing, there are pros and cons in both. Research is important whether looking for a publisher or an agent. It is important to find the right fit for you. … Continue reading What happens now?