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!
“Kissing and Other Scandalous Pastimes” Join the fun at The New Romance Café Facebook Page, December 2nd 12 pm until 9pm for our International Release Party! We’re celebrating our first historical romance anthology. It is one of two winter anthologies we’re releasing this year! I am so honored to be a part of this awesome group. My friend and fellow Pamlico Writer, Tammera Cooper invited … Continue reading International Anthology Release Party
Thyra was my second interview. We will both have stories in the winter historical anthology published by the New Romance Cafe, Kisses and Other Scandalous Pastimes. Thank you for being a part of my journey as a writer and interviewer. I hope someday to meet in person. Today I have the luxury of visiting with a new writer friend, Thyra Dane. Some may recognize her … Continue reading Interview with Thyra Dane
My quick and easy shrimp and grits
1 cup of quick grits cook according to box.
1 lb. cleaned and de-veined shrimp
1 tablespoon butter
1 can Rotel tomatoes
5-6 slices of bacon fried crisp and crumbled
1/2 cup of shredded sharp cheddar cheese
saute shrimp in melted butter until lightly pink, stir in tomatoes and bacon, serve over grits, sprinkle cheese on top. Continue reading Welcome Allegra Johnson to the Cafe
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
Today I’d like to welcome contemporary romance author, Rachell Nichole to Creekside Café. Welcome Rachell, is this your first time in eastern North Carolina? Rachell: Thanks for having me. No, I’m from the East Coast, so I’ve been up and down the area. Never spent a lot of time in the Carolinas, but a day here and there. We had a stop in Charleston, South Carolina … Continue reading A Visit from Author Rachell Nichole
Are you ready for spring? Well, I have no control of the weather, but I can give you a little taste of spring, spring romance that is. Check out our spring romance anthology, “Love in Bloom.” When my friend, Tammera Cooper, author of The Water Street Chronicles, first suggested I join The New Romance Café Facebook group, I thought, yeah whatever. Another boring group doing … Continue reading “Love In Bloom”–What it means to be a part of an international anthology.
Today I have the great honor of welcoming Andie Wood, the founder of The New Romance Café Facebook Group and the heart behind the spring and summer anthologies, “Love in Bloom” and “Hot Summer Nights.” Welcome to North Carolina and Creekside Café. Andie: I’ve never been to the States. I have many friends there and would love to visit one day soon. Sherri: It means … Continue reading Creekside Cafe Chat with Andie Wood
Over a cup of coffee, Mrs. Lauder and her dear friend Dr. Larry Norton began a conversation that would, over time, change breast cancer history. Recognizing the power of research and its potential to change the lives of millions of women and men worldwide, they realized that to tackle this disease a new approach was critical. Continue reading Chatting with Jess Taylor at Creekside Cafe