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A Writer’s Delight!

Serendipity is a beautiful thing! An unexpected email led to a delightful afternoon. Hometown grandmother Nancy knew I grew up in Michigan and wondered if I’d autograph a book for her granddaughter visiting from Washington state. Then she realized I now lived in Florida. She expressed how much her daughter loved her new book, President…

Cheers!

Bunny Cat toasts the new royal couple. ‘ “We Royals must stick together, dahhlings.” African American booksbookscatsmiddle grade fictionRoyal weddingsherri winstonwriting

HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY TO…

Girl Code—the latest in the Brianna Justice series. Our sixth-grade heroine has set aside her mixing bowls to pursue a new dream—TV anchorwoman. However, when she winds up working for a print newspaper in Detroit with her new mentor, Brianna soon learns that much like baking, great journalism requires the right balance of ingredients. Is…

A Writer’s Life…

The Breakdown Cure I’m juggling a couple projects, but on deadline for only one. So, of course, it takes precedence. My brain has jet lag even though it’s been months since I’ve been near a jet. And I’m trying to plan marketing strategies for my two newest books as well as a book giveaway. Too…

A Bright And Shiny Day

  Authoring can be tough. You are the creator, the whimsical-minded engine that brings imaginary worlds to life. But you are also the businesswoman. The one-woman-shop, who must handle public relations, promote, plan speaking events and marketing strategies. When you are trying to be an up-and-comer in the publishing world and produce a beautiful piece…

BIG BOOK NEWS: THE SWEETEST SOUND PAPERBACK

It may be rainy today throughout Florida, but there is sunshine in my heart. My sweet, sweet little book about a 10-year-old girl who has the voice of an angel—Mariah Carey is her hero—but is afraid to be heard. I wrote the book so that each chapter would feel like a song. I love this…