Tag Archives: Confessions of an author

Something About Sheritta #22

What is your writing Kryptonite? So, if I understand Kryptonite correctly, it’s a substance or thing that weakens my “super powers”. Put into a writing/author context, I suppose it would be burnout and reading poorly written books. I have made … Continue reading

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Something About Sheritta #20

Where do you come up with the names for your stories? At first, because I wrote more contemporary works, I simply looked through baby name lists online and picked one. I chose based on the way the name sounded, how … Continue reading

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Something About Sheritta #19

As a writer, what would you choose as your mascot/avatar/spirit animal? My natural impulse would be to say “a wolf”. However, I’m gonna wave my nerd flag for a second and say a wolverine. Why? Not because I like the … Continue reading

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Something About Sheritta #18

Do your characters seem to hijack the story or do you feel like you have the reigns of the story? It’s a little of both. I have friends who say that their characters really take over the story and dictate … Continue reading

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Something About Sheritta #17

What do you do to unwind and relax? Relax? What’s that??? Oh, that thing I do between books. Well, even if I’m not between books, I do like to take some time to chill. I usually get some of my … Continue reading

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Something About Sheritta #16

Do you prefer to write in silence or with noise? Why? I used to be able to write with classical music or ambient noise in the background, but lately I’ve been finding that more difficult to do without stalling in … Continue reading

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Something About Sheritta #15

How did you come up with the title of your first novel? Now, if we look at the first book I finished (which hasn’t been published yet), we’re talking about “The Rose”. I chose that name because the main female … Continue reading

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Something About Sheritta #13

What are your top 10 favorite books/authors? I don’t know if I can reach ten, but here it goes. For authors, I will faithfully read anything by Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, Margarette Mitchell, Susan Krinard, Paige Tyler, Edgar Allen Poe, … Continue reading

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My Civil War Pilgrimage, 2018

I’ve FINALLY got the “vlog” uploaded to YouTube! If you have 2 hours to kill and want to learn some Civil War stuff, here ya go! Pictures can’t do it justice, but I’ll put the picture collages below for each … Continue reading

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Something About Sheritta #12

What did you edit out of your most recent work-in-progress? In The Outlaw, I had the character of Henry as a completely different person. He was going to be a cattle driver, working a legitimate job and volunteering out of … Continue reading

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