Workshop Success!

Had a blast last weekend teaching storytelling techniques using LEGO. Brianna Justice, my sixth-grade alter ego, would be proud! Speaking of everybody’s favorite class leader, President of the Whole Sixth Grade becomes a paperback on Aug. 31. I think I might celebrate with a brand new cupcake recipe. Yep! I think I will. Join me […]

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Olympics Countdown

I’ve been captivated by summer Olympics since childhood. When I see strong women, like Allyson Felix overcoming injuries, doubts and obstacles to achieve greatness. As a writer, that’s my kind of chick. Felix is just one of many great athletes I will be rooting for when the Rio 2016 games kick off on Aug. 5.

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LISTEN! IT’S BRIANNA JUSTICE!

Car rides just got easier Have you heard? Audiobooks have discovered a new star. President of the Whole Sixth Grade will soon be available for a listening audience. How mahhhhhh-velous! Here’s a little sneak peek, um, I mean, listen, to what Miss Brianna has to say: SOUND Cloudteforcupcakes.com/2016/03/02/listen-its-brianna-justice  

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The joy of singing!

I so clearly remember the summer of American Idol’s debut. I rushed into our office the next day as giddy as a sixteen-year old with a new driver’s license. One of the coolest things about the show is it reminded me how much I loved to sing. I’m not at all claiming I am a […]

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COUNTDOWN FOR THE HOLIDAYS

At this time of year, everyone is posting lists of faves. Us book lovers get filled with holiday glee at the thought of books fresh from the book garden, or wherever great books are born. So here are a few goodies on my list of recommended must-reads: Must Read: Lost In The Sun (LISA GRAFF): […]

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TIME TO HIT THE ROAD

I want to thank everyone who participated in my gofundme.com/sherri-winston fundraising campaign. I was overwhelmed by how many of you reached out and helped me toward my goal of donating hundreds of books to needy young readers. Even though anticipated donations fell short or never came to fruition, I’m sill going to donate as many […]

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32 days until …

…the release of President of the Whole Sixth Grade (Little, Brown, $17.99) on Nov. 3. The story takes place in a fictitious suburb of Detroit, Mich., called Orchard Park. So while I was in Detroit visiting friends and preparing for the upcoming release of the book, including a fabulous party and book fair being held […]

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