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My First Keynote Speach, Yikes!

pic of meOk, I have to admit something here that might be a bit surprising. I have not done much public speaking. I get really nervous. When I do a convention or a signing I think I drink a gallon of water. So to do a keynote address is a bit overwhelming. So send me some good and loving thoughts for me. I will be a keynote speaker at the Marketing Mastery World Summit.  As soon as I know more info I will let you know; Marketing Mastery World Summit Speaker on September 15-19; http://www.motivationalpress.com/

I expanded my on-line store; Rithebard Shop. I have some really cute products for both kids and adults please bib different is beautifulfind what you’re looking for yourself or great gifts for your friends. You’ll find unique merchandise with my art on t-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs, stickers, and more; http://www.cafepress.com.au/rithebard.1295678609
163A7961WEBJoin author Joseph Forte to chat about his book, At The Window on Chatting with SherriAt the Window Cover Ale 8/26/2014 10:30AM PT http://t.co/lrTLHN3LU0
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On Thursday I had the chance to chat with the always delightful Steven L. Sears and his amazing writing partner Peter J. Wacks will chat About their new novel; VilleAnne! We talked about Steve’s transition from Screpeter wacksenwriter to writing a book steven searsand how Peter helped him make the transition. We also chatted about how they work with each other and the crafting of the story. Please listen this fun and fascinating 45 minutes;    Steven L Sears fan page is; https://www.facebook.com/StevenLSearsFanPage. Peter J. Wack’s Fan Page is; https://www.facebook.com/PJWacks.  And you can find the Villeanne page at; https://www.facebook.com/villeanne.

Last Tuesday we chatted with  author Lillian Csernica  about her book; The Writer’s Spellbook! We talked aboutLillian Csernica spellbook (2) PR photo iconhow she became a writer and what it takes to be a professional author. Please check out this informative half hour; http://t.co/c7ufivHG8O 

 

 

 

 

 

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On Saturday I had a lot fun chatting about the popular Bewitched series as it  reaches it 50th Anniversary!  Mark Simpson created  the Bewitched Fan Fare 2014: “Celebrating 50 Years of Magic” in September. Mark brought along fellow enthusiasts Susan Hauser, David Bennett and David Pierce(The Omni-Directional Three-Dimensional Vectoring Paper-Printed Omnibus for Bewitched Analysis a.k.a. The Bewitched History Book ) The talented actors Fredd Wayne ( Ben Franklin), and Heather Woodruff Perry (Betty)on to Chatting with Sherri to chat about some great stories about this show.  We talked about some memories of the actors, and the excitement of the fans, listen in;   .  To buy your tickets or to make a contribution, please check out their website at ; www.BewitchedFanFare.com.
We had so much fun amurderathomeposter (2)t our last rehearsal and I can’t wait for our rehearsal on Sunday. Everett Robert’s Murder At Home is our next production for Sherri’s Playhouse and it is going so well!  We are having a great time creating this Noir style play about passion, love,  hate and Murder! I am so excited about Producing and Acting  in this play on many  levels. I love Murder Mysteries and I will be acting in this one as well as producing it. It is a great joy to put my  toe in the acting pool again;  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sherris-Playhouse/1415103118746094?ref_

 

We are still casting for our  new play for Sherri’s Playhouse called; Unfortunate Demonic Incident Number 271 by Setsu Uzume! We have some wonderful actors that have sent in their information and we still have some great parts avail so please let me know if you would like to take part!

Here is the cast list;

Kara – A hap?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????less maiden
Marron – A hapless demon who lives in Kara’s brain
Gerard – Kara’s boyfriend, rather full of hap.
 Bendersen – Kara’s boss,
Tiffany, Ted, and Tina – Kara’s colleagues
Crescent – player, stage manager of “Headfiend”
 Bumperstyle – player, “Headfiend”
Polly – player, “Headfiend

GRAMMA- Kara’s Grandmother

Here is my Facebook page for any updates; https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sherris-Playhouse/1415103118746094?ref_

Nancy Healy’s Spin the second production on Sherri’s Playhouse is still available to listen to on both blogtalk radio and Youtube. spinbannerheader newWe are all excited by all the wonderful feedback on the play. This is was a very serious drama and it was really done with the actors hearts full of love as they presented Nancy’s words. So with your heart open please listen to Spin; on Blogtalk radio; http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2014/08/04/sherris-playhouse-presents-spin Or on Youtube; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTGs8wfzU1s

And of course our first play which was my play; A Heavenly Hand for Sherri’s Playhouse, you get a feel for the a heavenly handplayhouse by listening to it; on my format of Blogtalk radio at; http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2014/06/01/sherris-playhouse-presents-a-heavenly-hand and on Youtube; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIbEWAivv-A

 

 
We have two winnebigger cats_rgb300 (2) for childrens bookrs of free books for the giveaway for Different Is Beautiful on Goodreads; They both went out and I can’t wait to find out how they feel about this book; https://t.co/HkhebuNeJg This book is about love and acceptance. It teaches very small children about love you can’t go wrong with that. It also has some of the most beautiful pictures I have ever seen!!! Different Is Beautiful is now available to be autographed as an e-book at; https://www.authorgraph.com/authors/rithebard  Please check out this great interview by B.C Brown about Different Is Beautiful; BC Brown Books: Interview: Sherri Rabinowitz, author Different is Beautiful; http://bcbrownbooks.blogspot.com/2014/08/interview-sherri-rabinowitz-author.html?spref=tw You can also by it at Amazon at; http://www.amazon.com/Different-Is-Beautiful-children-world/dp/1499617542/ref=tmm_pap_title_0

 

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/fantasy-time-inc-sherri-rabinowitz/1022333494?ean=9781432758110&itm=1&usri=9781432758110&r=1 is also available on Kindle; http://www.amazon.com/Fantasy-Time-Inc-Sherri-Rabinowitz-ebook/dp/B006BFWSNA/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&sr=&qid= And to hear a voice clip from the first chapter (read by me) ;http://outskirtspress.com/webpage.php?ISBN=9781432758110 And the wonderful trailer created by Nancy Healy for me; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfpnhUYFRXY

 

I’d limurder incke to thank everyone who bought my novel; Murder Inc. as an e-book! It is amazing how supportive everyone is and I am so very appreciative. As you know this first baby was born as a fan fiction story
that I completely re-wrote into an original story and then I expanded it and re-wrote it again in its current novel form. I hope new readers will buy the e-book or the paperback and join Patty and Alex on their journey. Please check it out;
http://outskirtspress.com/webpage.php?ISBN=1598002821
You can also buy it at Barnes and Noble;http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/murder-inc-ri/1007817033?ean=9781598002829&itm=1&usri=9781598002829&r=1

 

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Wow! What a Week!

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It has been such an exciting, frustrating, amazing, incredible week. Really I think I have been through every emotion from exhilarated to depressed. From wildly happy to a pure panic. A lot is happening this week and if I had thought it out a bit more I bigger cats_rgb300 (2) for childrens bookmight have spaced it all out a bit more.  I have three really great shows on Chatting With Sherri this week. My book is coming to the close of its second week never falling out of the top twenty in some categories on Amazon. I actually did a spit take (my poor Mom and cat, I scared them) when I saw that it had reached #2 in Hot Releases.  Currently, Different Is Beautiful is still number 3 in Early Childhood Education on Amazon! http://t.co/jInJOzy7oG. I received my books finally from the publisher and I ripped open the box like a kid in on her birthday. Different Is Beautiful is now a giveaway on Goodreads;https://t.co/HkhebuNeJg and there are already a whole lot of people signing up for my little book.  And Different Is Beautiful is now available to be autographed as an e-book at; https://www.authorgraph.com/authors/rithebard

The panel I created for Comic Con (just an idea that I thought up and submitted and I didn’t expect it to work) is very popular, we have now reached 278 people already signed up for our panel which is entitled; How Fan Fiction Can Lead to Being a an updated comic con posterProfessional. Wow! That’s actually way over the rooms capacity, I never expected it. A lot of people are really excited about it and I am proud and happy. Our panel will be on Thursday, 7/24/14 11:00a.m. – 12:00p.m., Room: 29A!  Please come early to get a seat.The panel is about how fan fiction can lead to jobs in several fields as a professional including but not exclusive to writing books, acting, and screenwriting and many others. I hope to see you all there,

After the panel I am scheduled for the Autograph Area; Sherri Rabinowitz, author/blogger (Fantasy Time Inc., Chatting With Sherri) Thursday AA18 12:30 PM – 01:30 PM. The Thursday schedule is up; http://www.comic-con.org/cci/thursday

 

 

As a bit of preview please join my Comic Con Panel on How Fan Fiction Can Lead to Being a Professional on Chatting with Sherri 7/20/201A comic con episode of Chatting With Sherri4 6:00 PM PDThttp://t.co/QdqfsLTDdB

This week I had two wonderful guests and we chatted about two different and fascinating subjects.

On Thursday Nancy Holder and I had a great time chatting about Comic Con & her latest books! She is such an interesting guest, you will beg for more and you can get more at Comic Con on July 24th. .

 

 

 

 

 

GMW-2013sq2 (2)On Tuesday we chatted with the fun and interesting filmmaker; Gerry Williams as we chatted about his Mars Projects and Mars Movie Night!  .

 

 

 

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Nancy Healy is in the final stretch in her rehearsals for her play Spin that will premier on Sherri’s Playhouse on Aug 3rd! The play is about; Two families who are torn apart by violence, collide in a most unexpected way. A story about love, loss and  forgiveness and the ever spinning journey we called life. We will have a group interview on Chatting With Sherri on July 29th at 6:00p.m. so you can meet the cast. Please join us; http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2014/07/30/cast-of-spin-on-chatting-with-sherri

Up next will be Murder At Home is now cast! Everett Robert’s fascinating Noir style play about passion, love, hate and murderathomeposter (2)Murder! Please stay tuned for the latest updates and check out the fan page 🙂 Please check my Sherri’s Playhouse page for the latest;
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sherris-Playhouse/1415103118746094?ref_

And you get a feel for the play house by listening to the first episode of Sherri’s Playhouse, my play A Heavenly Hand  on A Heavenly Hand with out dateYoutube;https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIbEWAivv-A
or blogtalk radio;
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2014/06/01/sherris-playhouse-presents-a-heavenly-hand

 

 

 

 Fantasy Time Inc. takes you back in time and allows you to see that dreams come true, please check out my livepreviewnovel first day at conhere; http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/fantasy-time-inc-sherri-rabinowitz/1022333494?ean=9781432758110&itm=1&usri=9781432758110&r=1It is also available on Kindle; http://www.amazon.com/Fantasy-Time-Inc-Sherri-Rabinowitz-ebook/dp/B006BFWSNA/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&sr=&qid=And
to hear a voice clip from the first chapter (read by me) ;
http://outskirtspress.com/webpage.php?ISBN=9781432758110 And the wonderful
trailer created by Nancy Healy for me;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfpnhUYFRXY.

 

I’d like to thank everyone who bought my novel; Murder Inc. as an e-book! It is amazing how supportive murder inc149623561012everyone is and I am so very appreciative. As you know this first baby was born as a fan fiction story
that I completely re-wrote into an original story and then I expanded it and re-wrote it again in its current novel form. I hope new readers will buy the e-book or the paperback and join Patty and Alex on their journey. Please check it out;
http://outskirtspress.com/webpage.php?ISBN=1598002821
You can also buy it at Barnes and Noble;http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/murder-inc-ri/1007817033?ean=9781598002829&itm=1&usri=9781598002829&r=1

 

 

 

In celebration of my new book; Different Is Beautiful I created a new section in my Cafepress shop. I also created a section for fans of Fantasy Time Inc. Check out the new sections in my @cafepress shop! Rithebardhttp://t.co/QGNzev8bN5

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Theater and Jewels Beckon

I am so excited, my play will be read at a roundtable play reading on the 23rd of April! So cool, I will be able to hear my words authorcome to life. Its soooo amazing! The sad part is that I wanted to invite my Mom and Brother but because the room is so small they will not let me. Maybe they will let me film it on my digital camera, I hope so, they have not gotten back to me on that.  If I can you will get a chanceschrift-3.-red to get a partial preview of A Heavenly Hand!

 

 On the subject of plays and theater; my radio playhouse is coming along nicely, thank you very much. So please come in on the ground floor of Sherri’s Playhouse, the deadline for acting resume submissions is April 15th, this Tuesday so if you want to take part please email me asap. May 15th is the deadline for all you talented playwrights to submit your work to me for a live performances on my show. Please send your submissions to rithebard@yahoo.com or message me on Facebook. As I told you last week I have a page on Facebook. Please check there for anything new and exciting! We will have a live Blogtalk radio broadcast like the old Playhouse 90 from the 1950′s. My Facebook page is originally called; Sherri’s Playhouse; https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sherris-Playhouse/1415103118746094. We will do a show once a month and all kinds of plays, I would like the playwright to narrate the show and I will direct and produce it. It is an exciting recreation of a great but lost art. Please join me!

 

I have an amazing group of contributors to my new issue of Sherri’s Jewel Box. But time is running out to become a part of the jewel_3next issue of Sherri’s Jewel Box in April. I am so excited, because I have a couple of special interviews and amazing contributors for this months issue. Spring is here really and I think you will find the beauty of the pictures and  the words will capture it for you. It is a vibrant and exciting issue. I can’t wait to share it with you! There is not much time left to enjoy the last issue.  Winter is gone and that issue will melt away like snow;  http://sherrisjewelbox.weebly.com

 

 

We have two book giveaways thismurder inc week on Chatting With Sherri! Very special stuff and I am very grateful to all my loyal listeners 35816_406565138320_1875124_nof Chatting With Sherri. I am also going to have a book give away separate from my guests. I will give out a signed copy of Murder Inc! The winner of my give away will be from the comments section on this blog. Please let me know why you love my blog, books or Chatting With Sherri! Please include your name and email address.

 

 

Next week we welcome to Chatting With Sherri author and educator; Dru Pagliassotti to chat about her books; Dru43cleaner (2)dru clockwork for goodreadsClockwork Secrets: Heavy Fire, Clockwork Heart and Clockwork Lies: Iron Wind!  In Clockwork Lies: Iron Wind, love and duty collide when Taya’s new appointment as attaché to Ondinium’s first exalted ambassador plunges her into a sinister world of secrets, lies, and malice. We will also have a special give away for her books; Iron Wind, and Clockwork Heart! So tune in for this amazing show!  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2014/04/15/chatting-with-sherri Please call in and two winners will be selected for one of her amazing books!

 

 

 

This week I really enjoyed our guest on Chatting With Sherri, Australian author and educator Jusitine Edward talked about her book; Shine!  We had such a great talk about her book, her children and how she was inspired by a young man who became the illustrator of her amazing children’s book. In fact Karl Gabriel’s talent will help others too. Autism is a powerful condition and 9781452575315_COVER_FQA.inddit affects many people this book will show the world that these talented and smart young people can do anything with love and KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAsupport. Please listen this wonderful interview; .  Also please visit her site after you listen to the interview and get a free e-book copy of Shine;  www.justineedward.com .
“Visit my site: justineedward.com and click on “All About Autism” for a free e-book copy of Shine”
Get in touch with the author at her website as well as; Facebook: www.facebook.com/JustineEdwardAuthor .  Twitter: JEd_Au.

 

 



The trailer for my book Fantasy Time Inc. is just amazing; http://youtu.be/KfpnhUYFRXY my friend Nancy Healy created it postcardnancy and Ifor me for Fantasy Time Inc. Also please check out my publisher’s website, there is a selection of the story read by myself on it and your choice of vendor;http://outskirtspress.com/webpage.php?ISBN=9781432758110 . Once GeBA_Sticker-Nominated-GOLDyou purchased my book via Kindle you can still get it autographed on this clever site;

Get your e-book signed by Sherri Rabinowitz

 

Till next time…

 

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