Writing a Fight or Action Scene Some of these ideas can be used to write other scenes, especially romantic action scenes but without the fighting unless you are into that, no judgement here. Like sex scenes, fight scenes are often added to a story to make it more interesting but if you do not engage the reader prior to the scene or make the scene … Continue reading Tips and Hacks for Writing a Fight or Action Scene
Presentation for Pamlico Writers’ Group, Tuesday, April 27th. Continue reading Writing Fight Scenes
This is my third NaNoWriMo event. For those of you who don’t know what NaNo is, it is National Novel Writing Month challenge. The month of November celebrates the novel. Writers from all over the world get together via the internet and local groups, to write fifty thousand words in thirty days. (If you are a writer and you’ve not heard of NaNoWriMo go to … Continue reading Failing at NaNoWriMo
How do you combat writer’s block? Continue reading Combating Writer’s Block
A foul-mouthed Cinderella accused of murder, and a handsome contractor torn between saving his family business or the girl who stole his heart. Continue reading Strong Female Characters
I’m an alumni of Sarra’s Publish and Thrive Course and a huge fan of her Heart Breathing YouTube Channel. If you are an unpublished author or one who has yet to reach their full potential, you will benefit from taking this program. I did! The price of the course for this round is $399 if you pay in full. Sarra is also offering a 6-month … Continue reading Sarra Cannon’s Publish and Thrive Course
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
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!