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Second Book Fair is coming!

IMG_9195My second book fair is coming to computer or cell phone near you.  I am really looking forward to it and so are the other authors who are taking part. I will have a raffle again and some other treats, including an e-book autograph hour and a Q and A hour for any author who would like to take part.   So please join the Facebook group and let me know what you think. Please check it out;   http://www.facebook.com/events/428552560569327/

FTI2We had a great autograph party! We had a lot of great questions and a fun time. I am always trying to find new ways to get out there and to think outside of the box. Here was my way of doing that and it was a great time for everyone! Here is the link to by my e-book; http://www.amazon.com/Fantasy-Time-Inc-ebook/dp/B006BFWSNA/ref=tmm_kin_title_0 and here is the link to get the book auto-graphed; http://www.authorgraph.com/authors/rithebard if you would still like to have your copy of my e-book edition of Fantasy Time Inc. signed. It was so much fun I may have another one! What do you think?
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KJAlibrary (2)On Tuesday evening I got to stop by one of Kevin J Anderson stops for his national book tour! He was really fun and entertaining. I had already decided to get Unnatural Acts but now I think I want to get two other books as well. He really was a wonderful speaker and he even gave us gifts! I also got to see the prototype of his and Steven Sears graphic Novel Stalag-X, it was so beautiful. I was there with my brother and we thought it was an amazing book. I can’t wait to get that too! Please check out this link and see all the other stops he will be making. http://kjablog.com/?p=3769

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This Tuesday we will have the lovely Roxanne Bland is a writer who is fascinated by words. She started 705b93cf6f940ad8956ef6.L._V375669165_SY470_writing by penning a piece of fan fiction, but soon abandoned it as her first book, The Underground, developed. While a paranormal revolution looms on the horizon, Parker, a beleaguered alpha werewolf, is locked in a bitter love triangle with Garrett, his mage ex-lover, and Kurt, his despised vampire overlord. In trying to deal with his predicament, Parker falls for Melera, an amnesic space alien, who may—or may not—be a serial killer. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2013/04/02/chatting-with-sherri

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New and Interesting Events Coming Up!!!

schrift 2_whiteBGIt was a rough week, I had some big disappointments. Thanks heaven for the love and support of my family. I don’t know how I would have gotten through it with out it. I took their advise and jumped into the  deep end.  I have two events coming up that I hope everyone will be able to come to and I also have some great guests for Chatting With Sherri coming up.
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This week I had the pleasure of interviewing the wonderful bard, D. Jordan Redhawk. She is a Lesbian romance author of multiple Portrait of Jordan Redhawkgenres, with wildly successful books and she is one of the most popular authors in fan fiction.  We had a great time talking about her books, her fan fiction and inspiration. She will be at the Golden Crown Lit Society Con please check this link for info on it; http://www.goldencrown.org/  and listen to her interview here;

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2013/03/19/chatting-with-sherri

schrift 3. red whiteBGI wrote a blog a bit out of character but I got so pissed at one of the people in Real Housewives of Beverly Hills I had to write a blog about it. It is a one-off for my movie blog called; You don’t have to own Chanel to be a lady! http://wp.me/p2MXCg-P
I am going to do a chat for my new ability to do get an autograph on my e-book; Fantasy Time Inc. Autograph E-book Signing FTI2Party;  Wednesday, March 27, 2013   at 6:00pm until 8:00pm.  I just thought it would be fun to launch the on-line Q and A chat on my Facebook page. So please join me to have a fun chat and if you bought my book or still would like to buy the e-book of Fantasy Time Inc and have it signed please join me. It should be fun!  http://www.facebook.com/events/163614633795385/

Sherri’s Second Book Fair; Sunday April 28, 2013 at 11:00am to 5:00pm. It is so exciting to have another book fair. I am going postcardto make very interactive this time. Anyone who would like to take part in my second book fair please email me. I will have a raffle again and some other treats, including an e-book autograph hour and a Q & A hour for any author who would like to take part.  http://www.facebook.com/events/428552560569327/

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Wonders of the Modern World

pic with book It is amazing that one of the wonders of the modern world is that you can now autograph something that can only be seen through a device. I am so excited to let you know that you can get my real autograph on your e-book copy of Fantasy Time Inc and it is free! People who have done it said it is like I signed a hard copy of my novel. So if you would like to get your e-book of Fantasy Time Inc. personally signed by me including a special message you can! Here is the link; http://www.authorgraph.com/authors/rithebard

 

My guest t51yC-v4KCbL._BO2,204,203,200_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-click,TopRight,35,-76_SX240_SY320_CR,0,0,240,320_SH20_OU01_his week was author Burt Berlowe who will chatted about his book;The Compassionate Rebel Revolution: Ordinary People Changing the World. He talked about his passion for helping people and that everyone has that ability.   In his compassionate rebel sequel, we look at how millions of individual citizen actions have collectively become a massive social change movement that offers every person a chance to make a difference in the world; http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2013/03/12/chatting-with-sherri  You can also check out his website at; www.compassionaterebel.com

 

 

Portrait of Jordan RedhawkThis Tuesday I have the pleasure of interviewing the wonderful bard, D. Jordan Redhawk. She is a Lesbian SanguireComposite350 (2)romance author of multiple genres, with wildly successful books and she is one of the most popular authors in fan fiction.  She will talk about her how fan fiction helped her writing and built her fan base. She will also chat about her newest books. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2013/03/19/chatting-with-sherri

 

 

 

28186 I just finished The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan. I really enjoyed the book and all the Greek Mythology inside it. Here is my review;  http://bit.ly/ZFKlTk

 

 

 

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Mommy is Too Busy to Pet Me, is my poor Kitty Xena’s complaint. I have been working so hard I have not been spending as much time with her as I usually do. Of course she spends most of the time sleeping these days. She must be getting old, she almost six years old after all 🙂  http://wp.me/p2Ljyb-s  via @wordpressdotcom

 

jerry09Jerry Lewis; he is part of the fabric of my life I have watched him ever since I was tiny little girl and I have met him so I feel very lucky, here are a few thoughts of this comedic genius;  http://wp.me/p2MXCg-s  via @wordpressdotcom

 

 

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New Things Popping Up All The Time!

coverNew things are popping up all the time, one of them is something my friend and author Bette Stevens told me about,  autographs for e-books.  I was a bit cynical about it but after checking it out I found out it was a really good and reputable service. It also is free. I was so pleased by it I decided to sign up for it. So if you would like to get your e-book of Fantasy Time Inc. personally signed by me including a special message you can. Here is the link; http://www.authorgraph.com/authors/rithebard

 

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Also I did the blog tour called; THE NEXT BIG THING BLOG HOP it is about my memoir called; Entering The Second Half. It is a look back at my life, and all of my adventures as a student, an actress, a travel agent, a fan, a  blogger and a Blogtalk radio host. It will hopefully be out next year. Here is the link to the blog tour;    http://wp.me/p2LjpY-6u  via wordpressdotcom

 

51yC-v4KCbL._BO2,204,203,200_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-click,TopRight,35,-76_SX240_SY320_CR,0,0,240,320_SH20_OU01_My guest this Tuesday is author Burt Berlowe who will chat about his book;The Compassionate Rebel Revolution: Ordinary People Changing the World.   In this compassionate rebel sequel, we look at how millions of individual citizen actions have collectively become a massive social change movement that offers every person a chance to make a difference in the world; http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2013/03/12/chatting-with-sherri 

 

 

I had so much fun with my guest this week on  Chatting With Sherri  the amazing, Times Bestselling Author, Kevin J. KJAlibrary (2)Anderson.  We talked about how he became involved with the new DUNE series of books,and cover UNNATURAL ACTS (2)about how honored and proud he was to Co-Write  STAR WARS: JEDI ACADEMY for George Lucas,  And of course about his long time friend and Co-writer Steven Sears (Co-Excutive Producer and Writer for Xena, Warrior Princess) for the graphic novel STALAG-X and hinted that he might be able to talk him into both of them doing an interview with me when their graffic-novel comes out(cross fingers and toes.) We chatted about his upcoming  national book tour; http://kjablog.com/?p=3769  and that I may get to go to one of his stops! I can’t wait! We also of course spoke of his novels; HELLHOLE AWAKENING and UNNATURAL ACTS!  Please listen at;  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2013/03/05/chatting-with-sherri

 

My e-magazine this month is doing really well. I would love to expand but I can’t afford to yet. So keep your fingers jewel_3crossed that a generous angel will come into my path. This issue of Sherri’s Jewel Box is the best yet with new designer and new beautiful pieces! This one is all about love and is called Love Is All Around! It is about love and the Myth of Valentines Day.  For both history  lovers, Jewel Lovers, and the lovers of design this is the issue for you. Here is the link; http://sherrisjewelbox.weebly.com/

 

 

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THE NEXT BIG THING BLOG HOP.

schrift 2_whiteBGI decided to do this Blog Tour because I am writing my first important piece of Non Fiction which is my own memoir. It is so different from writing fiction. I had to check my diaries, resumes, and pictures to make sure I have it all straight. So I thought since this is all new to me, I decided to give it a bit of a lift. So here I am…
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My writer friend, Bette Stevens http://4writersandreaders.com/2013/02/21/the-next-big-thing/  tagged me 41ba7da122e90ac1d188ba.L._V401949537_SX200_for this “chain blog.” It’s a little like a chain letter, except that it’s only focus is what authors are working on right now.  All I have to do is answer a few questions about by current work-in-progress and invite other authors to do the same. I’ve chosen authors; Mata Raa  and Reza Mashayekhi. They’ll be posting their updates next week. Follow along and be the first to get the scoops!utf-8''P1040876 (2)

 Reza Mashayekhi site is at;   http://www.idiomsandexpressions.com/

Here is my interview about my new baby;
authorWhat is the working title of your next book? 
Entering The Second Half.
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I was listening to young 30 somethings worry about aging and I was thinking about all I have gone through at my age. I remembered when I was in my thirties and  how I never gave thought to plastic surgery and yet that is exactly the reality for young women today. So i started to write it all down and I realized I had a book, my first work of non-fiction.
What genre does your book fall under?
Memoir, non-fiction.

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What actors would you choose to play the part of your characters in a movie rendition? 
No idea, since it is my life 🙂
What is the one-sentence synopsis of your book?
It is a memoir of the first half of my life, all the interesting people and places I have seen.
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Will your book be self-published or represented by an agency?
No idea yet.
How long did it take you to write the first draft of the manuscript?
A year and a half.
What other books would you compare this story to within your genre?
It is my life story so I don’t think I can compare it with anyone else it is my journey.
What else about the book might pique the reader’s interest?
I have worked and met some of the most interesting and famous people in the world.
Who or what inspired you to write this book.
Don’t laugh but Kim Kardashian. She was all worried about turning thirty and actually got plastic surgery.I realized that the young are obsessed with not becoming old. I had associates at my office ask me if I had any plastic surgery, I answered that no I never had elective plastic surgery. I did have corrective plastic surgery on my ears when I was 13yrs old to remove to huge cysts on the back of my ears.
It was also because I hit what I felt was a brick wall. For the first time in my life I felt old when I hit fifty. I started to write in my diary what I had accomplished in my first fifty years and I realized I had lived a pretty good and interesting life. So I started to play with an idea of  novel. I had to fight with myself because I had always been a fiction girl but I finally decided it might be interesting.
Please stay tuned to my regular writing blog for more on this memoir when I get closer to publishing I will give you a bit more.

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Great Interview This Week!

KJAlibrary (2)I am so excited that my guest on Tuesday for Chatting With Sherri              cover UNNATURAL ACTS (2)                               is the amazing, Times Bestselling Author, Kevin J. Anderson. He is the Co-Writer of the new DUNE series of books, Co-Creator of STAR WARS: JEDI ACADEMY for George Lucas, Co-Writer with Steven Sears (Co-Excutive Producer and Writer for Xena, Warrior Princess) for the graphic novel STALAG-X, He is going on a national book tour. He will chat about that and his novels; HELLHOLE AWAKENING and UNNATURAL ACTS!    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2013/03/05/chatting-with-sherri

 

 

 

6458081The lovely author Christine Hannon chatted about her novel; A Hairdressers Diary on my show this 15794357week. In her novel you will read things about hairdressing you may have never imagined. You might even look at your hairdresser in a whole new light  after reading this book. Come sit in her virtual chair and enjoy the ride  http://tobtr.com/s/4331269

 

 

schrift 2_whiteBGauthorI have entered another blog tour called; THE NEXT BIG THING BLOG HOP. I will be posting on March 1st. My friend, fellow author and blogger Bette Stevens did her blog yesterday. Here is the link; http://www.4writersandreaders.com  . Anyone who would like to follow me with their blog the following week please let me know This Blog Tour will be about new books that you have on the horizon. My link will be at http://wp.me/p2LjpY-6u later today, please check it out.

 

jewel_3Sherri’s Jewel Box is best with new designer and new beautiful pieces. This one is all about love and is called Love Is All Around! It is about love and the Myth of Valentines Day.  For both history  lovers, Jewel Lovers, and the lovers of design this is the issue for you. Here is the link; http://sherrisjewelbox.weebly.com/

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