Author Sherri Winston, excited for the future./JC Penny photo I’ve never been one to make a big to do over my birthday. Even as a kid I remained low-key on the subject. As long as my mom made me a banana cake with cream frosting, I was good. Recent world events have changed my mind. … Continue reading IT’S BIRTHDAY WEEK
...and this is what I've learned: Trois voitures Deux pizzas and I know that orange is feminine. With twelve days remaining before I set off for Paris, I've been hard at work studying French on Duolingo. I am officially in a panic. Indeed, I've learned over two-hundred-fifty words. I can say "I want" (je veux) … Continue reading IT’S THE TWELVE DAYS OF PARIS
In twenty-one days, I take my first European vacation. I feel like Chevy Chase! Paris here I come. It’s been a life-long dream to travel to France. I even created a character in my newest book—Jada Sly, Artist & Spy—who lived for five years in Bordeaux, France, before moving back to her hometown, my other … Continue reading FIRST TRIP ABROAD
I love you, Central Florida. Please come hang out with me today, 2 p.m. at Writer’s Block bookstore, 124 E. Welbourne Ave., Winter Park. Today I’m celebrating the release of my new book, Jada Sly, Artist & Spy. I would love to share my story of perseverance with your kids as I discuss how I … Continue reading Come see me!
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 … Continue reading A Writer’s Delight!