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Last Shows of the Season and The Chatty!!!

The winner of the live listens; for The Chatty is;

Lee Murray and Dan Rabarts

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to them both, I had a great time chatting with authors Lee Murray and Dan Rabarts! We talked about their books and collaboration, about their great play; The Thief’s Tale and how they felt listening to it come to life and so much more, listen in;  http://tobtr.com/10973931

 

 

 

Top Downloads that are coming up! But its up to you, I am giving you a bit more time I am going to give the award in January! So download your favorites and check in next month to see who wins!!!

Chris York

 

 

 Anthony and Julie Sharpe 

 

 

 

Steven L Sears  

 

Mary Brooks  
Gregg Oppenheimer
Miss Fisher producers

Today I chatted with author; Eve Wing about her writing and how she came about writing her novel, we had a great time.  It was the last show of the year, and I announced  The Live Listen Chatty Award!!!  http://tobtr.com/11103381

I’d like to thank everyone who listened live to our season finale of Sherri’s Playhouse; Mabel of the Anzacs! You can still listen here to the archive;

Two new 4 star ratings for my novel Murder Inc.!

 

 

 

 

New Review;

Hercule Poirot's Christmas (Hercule Poirot, #20)

Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

It’s funny how despite the fact you have read a novel before, if you have seen an adaption on TV it overrides the memory of the written word. This is not the first time that my memory of the series has wiped out my memory of the book.

Though I loved the adaption with David Suchet, I love the novel more. It’s richer, has more characters and they are all quite different then the people in the adaption. (I do recommend the TV adaption though it is exquisitely done and perfect for this time of year, despite the murder.)

The characters of David and Hilda were taken out of the show completely which is really sad because I really like them a lot. They are really interesting and there is a lot there that to adds to the tension and the plot.

Also I love that the romance that lights up again between Alfred and Lydia, so sweet.

I knew who the murderer was of course from my first read and the adaption but it was done in such a way that I questioned my memory till Poirot revealed it.

Superb novel, love Dame Agatha as always.

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Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie by Gillian Gill
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I enjoyed this very much, an interesting thoughtful portrait of a very complex lady who wanted no one, to really know what was going on inside her mind. Can’t blame her really.

I found the insights very striking and unlike some of the reviews I did not at all find it at all boring. It was very interesting, indeed.

I thought how she used the Mary Westmacott novels to explain the inner working of Agatha’s mind quite well though out and it was not the first time, Agatha’s own daughter said if you really wanted to understand her mother, you need to read the Mary Westmacott novels.

While I didn’t at mind that the author Gillian Gill, gave the plot-lines and outcomes in those stories since I have not read them and don’t mind spoilers, I was stunned that she gave way not only the plot-lines but the murderers in Agatha’s mysteries. I am a huge Christie fan, which is why I read this and yet I have to admit I have not read all her books, and for her to give away the killer, not in one book, but in several books was shocking, and quite disappointing.

Otherwise an excellent biography.

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I saw a show about the women who painted the glow in the dark dials for watches in WW1 and suffered in the hands of corporation who wanted to hide the truth of the product.  It was also the inspiration of my favorite episodes Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries;  The Ghost Girls; https://rismovieblog.wordpress.com/2018/12/19/the-ghost-girls/ 

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End of Seasons of Sherri’s Playhouse and Chatting With Sherri and the Chatty Awards!!!

Tomorrow on Chatting With Sherri we chat with the talented cast of Sherri’s Playhouse presents “Mabel Of The Anzacs” written by the talented Mary D Brooks. Please join; Arielle Strauss , J’nae Rae Spano, Jen Gray, Liz Elliot, Raymond Brent, Everett Robert and Wesley Marshall and Shaun Ritter to chat about the play ; http://tobtr.com/11103377  

And the performance will be on Dec. 15th at 8pm pt;    http://tobtr.com/11103379

 

Last week for my book special;

I have a limited amount of copies of Different Is Beautiful and Murder Inc.   I am selling them at a discounted price and a portion of the money will go to charity.

My out of print book, Murder Inc.; 8.00 for autographed book (plus shipping charges);

 

Alex Bennett led a double life. She was known the world over as the highly successful founder of a toy software company. But she was also the head of the infamous Murder, Inc. A situation she didn’t want but felt an obligation to fulfill until she met the lovely Patty Darcy and suddenly she wanted to just be the head of Toy Software. Now she had something to fight for. Will the love of the sweet woman help her get out from under the weight of family obligations? Will she be able to share a life with this good woman?

Also my very special story book; Different Is Beautiful; 8.00 for autographed book(plus shipping charges);

Sherri Rabinowitz and Anja Gruber has found a unique way to encourage self-esteem in little ones while helping them develop a sense of appreciation and respect for everyone and everything in the world around them.

Different Is Beautiful: A Love Note To The Children Of The World by [Rabinowitz, Sherri]

 

 

Chatting With Sherri welcomed Producers/ Writers Steven Rubin and David Miller!  We had a great talking about, writing, movies and how to spread the word about Anne Frank, her life and what she went through her kitty in their new book;

 

 Chatting With Sherri welcomed the cast and crew of TODD! We had a great time chatting about the movie and how it came about. We also talked about collaboration and independent films, it is a fun chat;    

 

 

 

 On Chatting With Sherri we welcome back author and playwright, Mary D Brooks!  We had a great time talking about books, reading what you love, writing what your passionate about and our up coming collaboration; Mabel Of The Anzacs! We had so much fun;  http://tobtr.com/11083255

 

 

 

The Chatty Awards announcement coming soon!

 

 

It’s Chatty Award time, Top Downloads that are up for the award;

Chris York

 Anthony and Julie Sharpe 

Steven Sears  

Mary Brooks  
Gregg Oppenheimer
Miss Fisher producer
Here is the top 5 that are up for live listens; for The Chatty;
 
Michael Strider
 
Julie Sharpe
 
Shaene Siders
 
Steven Rubin
 
Lee Murray and Dan Rabarts

My Reviews;

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The Mysterious Mr. Quin (Harley Quin, #1)The Mysterious Mr. Quin by Agatha Christie
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I have always have had a mystical side to my nature. I love magic and mystery. So a perfect series of stories, (which according to Agatha Christie, was never meant to be a series,) is the Harley Quin short stories. You never know what your going to get when you read them. Romance? Adventure? Mystery? Scandal? Death? It has all of it, very charmingly told through the eyes of an older man who has not really lived life but observed it, Mr. Satterhwaite. Until he meets the mysterious Mr. Quin, he really feels that is his lot in life to observe and listen. He knew a lot of important people, appreciated beauty, listened to some of the greatest stories by just being a good listener, but he had never really lived a life that he felt was complete. Until one day he met Mr. Quin and through his encouragement (though Mr. Quin denied it,) he discovered he could be part of the drama, not just a part of it, but a pivotal part.

I won’t tell you what the dramas are, you have to read the book.

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Fan Fiction;

A Safe Place by Rithebard – Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries https://archiveofourown.org/works/16820335 

 

 

 

Time Passes by Rithebard – Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries; Chapter 7; Ivy comforts her sister Jane and gets Jack to help her. The undercover investigation begins.   https://archiveofourown.org/works/16514432/chapters/39521893

 

 

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The Chatty, Sherri’s Playhouse and a book sale…

 

A very limited book special for a short time;

I have a limited amount of copies of Different Is Beautiful and Murder Inc.   I am selling them at a discounted price and a portion of the money will go to charity.

My out of print book, Murder Inc.; 8.00 for autographed book (plus shipping charges);

 

Alex Bennett led a double life. She was known the world over as the highly successful founder of a toy software company. But she was also the head of the infamous Murder, Inc. A situation she didn’t want but felt an obligation to fulfill until she met the lovely Patty Darcy and suddenly she wanted to just be the head of Toy Software. Now she had something to fight for. Will the love of the sweet woman help her get out from under the weight of family obligations? Will she be able to share a life with this good woman?

Also my very special story book; Different Is Beautiful; 8.00 for autographed book(plus shipping charges);

Sherri Rabinowitz and Anja Gruber has found a unique way to encourage self-esteem in little ones while helping them develop a sense of appreciation and respect for everyone and everything in the world around them.

Different Is Beautiful: A Love Note To The Children Of The World by [Rabinowitz, Sherri]

 

 

Sherri’s Playhouse presents; Never Again!  The live performance was wonderful we have had some great feed back, but it is not too late, you can still listen to the archive right here;   http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2018/11/15/sherris-playhouse-presents-never-again

 

Chatting With Sherri welcomed back diverse photographer; Chris Loomis, we had a great time talking about art, inspiration and how he sets up his pictures for his different assignments it is a fun and very informative chat;    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2018/11/13/chatting-with-sherri-welcomes-back-chris-loomis?fbclid=IwAR2VbjxB9cXEdafvwYo_Md3lyG8EmCrUO30EHqyfswp_-1tykapjzHV0N8g

Chatting With Sherri welcomed award-winning author A.J. Ponder, we had a great time talking about books, science, fantasy and inspiration for stories;   http://www.blogtalkradio.com/…/2…/11/22/chatting-with-sherri 

AJ wrote this nice blog about our chat; Chatting with Sherri ;    

 

 

Tomorrow on Chatting With Sherri welcomes the cast and crew of TODD on 11/27/18 at 4pm pt  

 

 

 

 

Chatting With Sherri we welcome back author and playwright, Mary D Brooks on 11/29/18 at 7pm pt; http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2018/11/30/chatting-with-sherri-welcomes-back-with-author-and-playwright-mary-d-brooks

 

 

 

 

Thank You Patrons day!                                            https://www.patreon.com/posts/thank-you-day-22809236?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=postshare 

 

It’s Chatty Award time, Also we have a Chatty for top Live Listens;

Here is the top 5 that are up for The Chatty;

Michael Striding

Julie Sharpe

Shaene Siders

Thunder Levin

Amy Rigby

Steven Rubin

Lee Murray and Dan Rabarts

 

We have had an amazing amount of downloads from a diverse bunch of listeners.  I am so excited!!! It is completely due to my great guests, here are the people who are in the running;

Hudson Leick
Chris York 
Steven Sears 
Chris Lemmon 
Mary Brooks  
Gregg Oppenheimer
A Thief’s Tale 
Miss Fisher producers 
Chris York and Adam-Michael James
Anthony and Julie Sharpe 
Ruby Rees 
Brooks Wachtel
Zoes Promise 

We are coming to the end of the year so if you have a favorite interview to listen to, please listen to it, recommend it on Itunes and tell your friends to listen to it too so you can add to the download count;   http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard

My Book Reviews;

The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories (Hercule Poirot, #44)The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories by Agatha Christie
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I only knew one of the nine short stories in this anthology, The Mystery of The Spanish Chest which I had read in another anthology of Poirot stories. I am not horror person so I was a not a fan of those but I thought The Actress was really clever, I liked it. The House of Dreams was utterly heartbreaking. I loved The Lonely God! So sweet. Manx Gold was a lot of fun, I love that she created a real life treasure hunt, and created a story full of clues, see if you can guess where everything is before you get to the end where all the explanations are, I couldn’t. Within a Wall was also heartbreaking. I adore Harley Quinn so I was delighted to find I had never read this story, and it is really sweet and a bit scary, just like Mr. Quinn himself.

I totally recommend it 🙂

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An AutobiographyAn Autobiography by Agatha Christie
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is about the third time I read her autobiography and it is interesting that I pluck new things out of it each time. This time I recognized two characters from one of my favorite books that I just kind of glossed over the last time.

Also I really enjoyed her view of travel and the middle east. It makes me sort of sad because some of those very sites, that her husband worked so hard on were destroyed recently. And she brings all the beauty and people of the region to life for the reader.

As your read her novels you see her grow and change with her experiences, and as you read her autobiography you see where that growth came from.

Excellent read.

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Update on my website; http://sherrirabinowitz.simplesite.com/424649750

 

Update on my fan fiction;                                                                   Time Passes;  https://archiveofourown.org/works/16514432/chapters/39280309

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The Theif’s Tale is come upon us very fast!

 Cast interview for our amazing radio play; THE THIEF’S TALE  by Lee Murray. Adapted for audio production by Dan Rabarts on 8/24/18 at 8pm pt; http://tobtr.com/10936859 

Due to tech difficulties, The Thief’s Tale has been delayed, I am very sorry for the inconvenience.

I am so excited that on Chatting With Sherri we welcome back TV director  TJ Scott on 8/23/18 at 8pm pt; http://tobtr.com/10936871He is such a fun guest full of new and fascinating info on his upcoming shows!
Chatting with Sherri welcomed author J’nae Rae Spano about her first novel, her journey to getting published and the joy she had when she finally had her precious book in her hands, listen in ;

 

 

 

Chatting With Sherri welcomed the funny and delightful pair Adam-Michael James and Chris York about Bewitched!  We had such fun talking about Chris’s dad Dick York and how he came to find out about Bewitched. (Because to Chris of course he was Dad.)  And to Adam-Michael about his love for the show and how it led to his great new book.  How he went to a full and comprehensive book on all of Bewitched to a great ending for the series. Listen in ;

 

 

I had a lot of fun on Chatting With Sherri chatting with author, Joshua Rutherford!  We talked about his book, writing and reading and what inspired this great series! Listen in;

 

 

 

 

I always love talking to the wonderful Hudson Leick on Chatting With Sherri! We talked about her adventures and music festival, her new yoga retreats, her new book and DVD. There was just so much!  Listen in;  http://tobtr.com/10911375

 

 

 

It was fun welcoming back publisher and writer; John Goodwin to; Chatting With Sherri! We talked about the Writers of the Future contest on how to enter and how it evolved!  Listen in;    http://tobtr.com/10916561

 

                  
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impressions over the last week 

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my fascinating guests on  Chatting With Sherri; Adam-Michael James and Chris York about Bewitched, Hudson Leick, Kate Lister!

 Join me on my quest to bring creative artists to a wider public audience. To help creative artists with their charity work.  And to help bring actors and playwrights to a wider audience.  Join me by supporting me on @patreon. There are new benefits and new benefit tiers! Also exclusive content just for members by celebrity guests.  Check it out!!!  #OnPatreon https://patreon.com/rithebard?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=creatorshare2

Reviews for latest reads;

Partners in Crime (Tommy and Tuppence #2)Partners in Crime by Agatha Christie

I do not have an accurate count of how many times I have read this wonderful romp. It is my go to book for a troubled heart. I really defy anyone who is down in the mouth, to read one of the short stories in this and not to be touched or smiling at the antics of Tuppence and Tommy. One of my favorites.

 

I, Samantha, Take This Mortal, DarrinI, Samantha, Take This Mortal, Darrin by Adam-Michael James

I really enjoyed this thoughtful closing to a wonderful series. The author who has been a guest on my show and is truly an expert on Bewitched and describes the universe of Samantha and Darrin beautifully. He has created a wonderful two-part ending of the series. He brings back a lot of favorites and delightfully explains anything that the fans might have had questions on through the years of the show. I have loved Bewitched since I was a tiny little girl and I still love it, it’s a definite must for any Bewitched fan.

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Great price for my books and amazing guests!

My annual special sale on all of my kindle books at only .99 cents! This is only for a short time, get them while they are hot;   http://authorpage.com/users/%23%3CBook::ActiveRecord_Associations_CollectionProxy:0x007fbf48e74348%3E/booklist

Barnes and Noble had Different Is Beautiful : A love note to the children of the world! by Sherri Rabinowitz and Anja Gruber (Illustrator) on a pop up ad and it was on the top, Wow! https://t.co/d52RZz9Bil !

Coming up next week on my show;

Chatting With Sherri welcomes back John Alsedek and Dana Perry-Haye of Suspense on 7/24/18 at 11am pt  http://tobtr.com/10888679

 

 

 

Chatting With Sherri chats with photographer; Michael Strider about the LifeAfter Project on 7/22/18 at 11am pt; http://tobtr.com/10880265  His charity auction is;   https://www.charitybuzz.com/support/lifeafterproject

 

 

 

This month I got to chat with really great people;

Chatting With Sherri chatted with the talented author; Nicholas Diak , we talked about his books, how he came to be a writer and what he enjoys about being creating his books;  

 

 

 

Chatting With Sherri chatted with Hend Salah  about her book; Dig Two Graves, we had a really great time.  We talked about creating, reading and the writing process and we had a lovely time doing it; http://tobtr.com/10871193

 

 

 Chatting With Sherri we chatted with author Eric Flint, we talked about his

books, Dragon Con and how creativity is an important part of his life; http://tobtr.com/10868747

Chatting With Sherri chatted with my great friend playwright and author Mary D Brooks.  We talked about her new book and her new play.  Mary is so excited about both and I can’t wait for you to hear about it;

 

 

My friend and fellow writer Lee Murray, she is a multi-award winning writer and advocate for writers in every genre’  joined me to chat about her work and to just enjoy ourselves;  http://tobtr.com/10853439  

 

 

I had the opportunity to chat about one of my all time favorite shows that I still watch every day; I Love Lucy! Author and playwright; Gregg Oppenheimer will joined me to talk about his dad who is the creator-producer-head writer Jess Oppenheimer!  We talked about how his dad helped create such an iconic show. We also chatted about his new play all about Lucy called; “I Love Lucy: A funny thing happened on the way to the sitcom the performances are done but we will get to hear the radio play in October;The performance will be broadcast nationwide on public radio (and stream online)  ; http://tobtr.com/10853435

I was so excited welcome Ruby Rees from Miss Fisher Mysteries to the show!  We will be talking about Jane from Miss Fisher and all she learned and how she felt about the production.  It is a recorded interview because she right now she is at the Miss Fisher Con.  It is a great interview and I can’t wait for you to hear it. http://tobtr.com/10848045    She is producing a wonderful new movie called ‘Women By The Sea’ A FULLY FEMALE production.   And you can help here; https://igg.me/at/WBTSfilm/x

Ruby Rees; Jane Ross in Miss Fisher, author and playwright; Mary D Brooks, Gregg Oppenheimer the son of “I Love Lucy” creator-producer-head writer Jess Oppenheimer and the producers of Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries; Fiona Eagger & Deb Cox: Tweets earned 10,490 impressions over the last week.

The Bridesmaids ~ Inside the Privileged World of Grace Kelly and Six Intimate FriendsThe Bridesmaids ~ Inside the Privileged World of Grace Kelly and Six Intimate Friends by Judith Balaban Quine
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is second time I read this book, (sort of trend because of moving and finding books as I slowly unpack.) I was in my twenties the first time I read it and rather innocent. I was more interested in the glamour and the movie stars then in the real lives.

Now as I mature women I read it very differently. With life experience I actually took in thing I don’t think my younger self could have even understood. Some of the lessons I learned from this book was very much needed. It made me feel more understanding and better about my own up and downs and my losses.

Grace was a beautiful, accomplished, very intelligent woman, she had a full life that contributed a lot in several ways. As much I enjoyed her many and varied accomplishments I really learned from her mistakes. It was a lot to take in.

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Laughs, Luck...and Lucy: How I Came to Create the Most Popular Sitcom of All Time (with Laughs, Luck…and Lucy: How I Came to Create the Most Popular Sitcom of All Time by Jess Oppenheimer
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I interviewed Gregg Oppenheimer for my show Chatting With Sherri. It was a charming chat about his dad Jess Oppenheimer and Gregg’s play about Lucy called; “I Love Lucy; A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Sitcom.” So as research I began to read this book.

I truly enjoyed it because it was full of information not just about I Love Lucy, which I love but radio shows with Jack Benny, Fanny Brice, Fred Astaire and ultimately Lucille Ball. It was about the life story of Jess Oppenheimer and his memories of the period of Live Radio which was like catnip to me.

In case you can’t tell I loved this book and in it are recording from My Favorite Wife and I Love Lucy that you can’t hear anywhere else. Definitely worth a read 🙂

By the way, the play I mentioned is also going to be a radio show, isn’t that cool? I can hardly wait!

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Aghatha Christie : Evil Under The SunAghatha Christie : Evil Under The Sun by Agatha Christie
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Hi, the way it is put into the system, they put the author’s name wrong and I just wanted to let you know, I know her name is; Agatha Christie 🙂 (But this is the edition I own, so I left it under here.)

This is the third time I have read the novel. It’s been a while and I am a very visual person. I see books as I read them. And Agatha Christie is excellent at painting a picture with her words. Maybe that is why her work translates so easily to film.

I have seen both the Peter Ustinov and David Suchet versions of the story. It’s funny what sticks in your mind, some things from the films completely wipe out what happens in the novel. For instance the summing up, it was completely different in both films from the novel. Where they take place, who he talks to and what he says in the novel is completely different, though the puzzle is of course is the same. I love a good movie and though they were both very different from what she wrote I enjoyed them both. You just don’t realize how your mind juggles things till you re-read it again later.

I don’t want to give away any of the plot but it is a fun “who done it,” with amazing characters. Like all her books, my favorite part in the book that does not happen at all in the movie is very small but important. It will not affect the mystery but it tells you how both Poirot thinks and his creator; He is helping Mrs. Gardener with a puzzle, putting the cut out pieces into place and that act in itself actually helped him figure out the puzzle of the crime. To me it says a lot.

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We are now in the midst of rehearsing for an amazing radio play; THE THIEF’S TALE  by Lee Murray. Adapted for audio production by Dan Rabarts. I can’t wait for you to see it next month.

 I still have two amazing radio plays coming up and could use some heavy lifting.  No pay but a lot of exposure and you get to meet people from all over via our rehearsals.  We rehearse on Skype and perform on my Blogtalk platform. It is a lot of fun and we get to act in some truly amazing plays.  We do the radio plays live, it’s a high wire act like live TV back in the day, so if you want to do something completely different, get in touch with me.

 

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Casting, Chatting and Reviews….

Casting for radio actors for Sherri’s Playhouse, I have three plays coming up and could use some heavy lifting.  No pay but a lot of exposure and you get to meet people from all over via our rehearsals.  We rehearse on Skype and perform on my Blogtalk platform. It is a lot of fun and we get to act in some truly amazing plays.  We do the radio plays live, it’s a high wire act like live TV back in the day, so if you want to do something completely different, get in touch with me.

 

 

This has been an incredible couple of weeks for Chatting With Sherri;

Tomorrow on Chatting With Sherri welcomes Young and The Restless star Kate Linder on 6/14/2018 12:00 pm pt;

 

 

 

I had a super time with Fiona Eagger and Deb Cox the producers of one my favorite shows;  Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries! We chatted about how they met, how they created the show and what is happening with the transitions from TV to feature film.  It was a fun and informative chat; http://tobtr.com/10808201 

 

I had such a great time with award-winning writer & actress Lena Pousette on Chatting With Sherri!  We talked about writing, acting, movies we admire, styles we admire and her latest project Wild C.A.T., listen in; 

 

 

 Photographer Ian L Sitren is such a fun guest, I always have fun time chatting with him.  We talked about all the different kinds of photography he does and what inspires him.  It was a blast, listen in; 

 

 I loved chatting with filmmaker and actress  Leslee Scallon, we talked about her very successful passion project Dances With Film. She talked about how it was conceived and what great films are included in this years film festival! Listen in; 

 

Fine artist; Sasha T. was a great guest with a fascinating project, he is going to send his artwork into space, and you can take part in it, listen in to find out; 

 

 

 

I had a great time with NY Times Bestseller and 5-time Bram Stoker Award winner; Jonathan Maberry! We talked about stories, reading, writing and personal appearances.  How he writes and what his methods are, he is a very successful author listen in and learn all about his methods;

Your Tweets earned  5,594  impressions over the last week are; Brittney Powell and Tom Konkle about Trouble Is My Business, Fiona Eagger and Deb Cox the producer of Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries, photographer Ian L Sitren and  Steven L Sears and Kevin J Anderson about their joint venture STALAG-X!

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I had some great reviews for Entering My Second Half!  Check them out here;  https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/R29TW93ZP0KLJN/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_rvw_ttl?ie=UTF8&ASIN=B07BQKGZHC  and  https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/R32GPW67H5PHQ7/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_rvw_ttl?7BQKGZHC

You can still take part in my giveaway for the audio-book of  Entering My Second Half; Just comment about your future here and win a free copy of the audio book!! You can also purchase  the e-book or the paperback at the link below; Sherri Rabinowitz (Author), Kristine M. Bowen (Narrator); My adventures with some rather famous people and fun adventures; 

We did our broadcast of Daisy Wheel by Everett Robert last weekend. Daisy Wheel is a touching play about outsiders trying to make a life for themselves, despite being made to feel separate from everyone else;   http://tobtr.com/10811185  

 

Death at the Opera (Mrs. Bradley, #5)Death at the Opera by Gladys Mitchell
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This books is so different, I had no idea who the murderer was, it was a complete turn around from the TV show starring Diana Rigg. I really enjoyed it. I don’t want to give anything away so I will just say its an excellent read and Gladys Mitchell deserved every accolade she had received.

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New play and great interviews coming up!

 

The rehearsals are going wonderfully for Daisy Wheel, we are preparing for it’s broadcast next month.  Daisy Wheel by Everett Robert is a touching play about outsiders trying to make a life for themselves, despite being made to feel separate from everyone else.  Our cast interview will be on June 3rd and the performance will be on June 10th!  Please check for more exciting information about this new radio play. https://www.facebook.com/Sherris-Playhouse-1415103118746094/

 

 

I would also like to let you know I have several new plays by new playwrights coming up very soon, and a wonderfully talented playwright from last year who will be directing for the first time on Sherri’s Playhouse for one of his own plays, so if you would like to be part of cast in any of these wonderful plays please let us know.  Also if you’re a playwright please send me your radio play scripts, you never know they maybe on next season. https://www.facebook.com/Sherris-Playhouse-1415103118746094/

 

Chatting With Sherri welcomes NY Times Bestseller and 5-time Bram Stoker Award winner; Jonathan Maberry on 5/29/18 at 11am pt; http://tobtr.com/10790035 

 

 

 

 

Chatting With Sherri welcomes back fine artist; Sasha T. on May 31st at 11am pt http://tobtr.com/10792523 

He has a campaign for sending his paintings into space, here is how you can take part;  https://www.gofundme.com/Firstartshowinspace

 

 

 

I had such a great time with  Steven L Sears and Kevin J Anderson we chatted about everything under the sun.  Especially about their joint venture STALAG-X, which is a graphic novel that is available for purchase now! You can listen here;  

 

 

 

 

I had such a lovely conversation with singer, songwriter; Ray Dafrico, we talked music, inspiration and how life has changed since we were kids.  We also listen in to some of the songs from his latest record.  Listen in;  

 

 

 

 

I had great chat with the lovely author; Kaaron Warren!  We talked about writing, discipline, inspiration and her new book; Tide Stone! Check it out;  

 

 

 

 

May has been a great month, and there is more to come! https://www.patreon.com/posts/may-will-be-18511208?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=postshare

 

Brittney Powell and Tom Konkle’s Murder Is My Business, Steven L Sears and Kevin J Anderson’s Stalog-X and Beth Ryne’s Feeling Seen has had Tweets that earned over 6,871 impressions over the last week!

 

I had some great reviews for Entering My Second Half!  Check them out here;  https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/R29TW93ZP0KLJN/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_rvw_ttl?ie=UTF8&ASIN=B07BQKGZHC  and  https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/R32GPW67H5PHQ7/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_rvw_ttl?7BQKGZHC

 

 

You can still take part in my giveaway for the audio-book of  Entering My Second Half; Just comment about your future here and win a free copy of the audio book!! You can also purchase  the e-book or the paperback at the link below; Sherri Rabinowitz (Author), Kristine M. Bowen (Narrator); My adventures with some rather famous people and fun adventures; 

Below is my review for a book I haven’t read since I was 15 years old, it is interesting and delightful to re-read it as an adult;

A BookA Book by Desi Arnaz
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I found this treasure in a box of books I was unpacking. I got it as soon as the paperback edition came out. I remember I loved it, but I haven’t read it in years. I take very good care of my books, the pages have yellowed but it is in very good condition.

I read it again, this is pure Desi. All his charm, you can hear his voice as you read it. It’s a wonderful book. Very honest, funny and sad. It truly touches the heart and it ended on a loving note. He always loved Lucy till the day he died. And he was a devoted Dad. He called his children, his treasures.

I have laughed out loud several times. He is so naturally funny and a great story teller. And when he writes about their fights on the phone when they were separated after making, “Too Many Girls,” I can hear their voices in my head after years of watching; I Love Lucy.

I was a teen when I first read it, but as a mature woman it adds another layer to it. Not only do I hear his voice in every written word, I truly understand it. It also made want me to re-watch “I Love Lucy,” I had not really watched it for years. So I have been enjoying re-watching episodes with the inside knowledge about what happened on the set, from Desi’s memory. It just makes me love it more.

I love Lucy but I also love Desi.

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