I loved writing the story, but in the back of my head, I held doubts. I wondered if anyone would want to read a forty-five year old woman becoming an action hero. The thought only women my age might read and enjoy the story, but it wouldn’t appeal to a wider audience.
Then, the Sunday before Westside Harpy released, Michelle Yeoh received an Oscar for Everything, Everywhere, All at Once. A story about a mother saving her daughter with a lot of great fight scenes!
Nothing like waking up to a good cup of coffee and a nightmare. A spider the size of a corgi skittered in my direction across the linoleum of the kitchen floor. A few weeks ago, I would’ve screamed bloody murder at the sight of the creature. If you’re an arachnophobe and wish to conquer your fear, I highly suggest living with Arachne and her children as a form of immersion therapy.
When I’m writing a book, I like to fit in all of the elements I enjoy in a story. Interesting characters with compelling backstories, individual quirks, and lots of fun dialogue.
Name: Miriam Diaz (a.k.a Tatiana)Age: 43 (ish)Type of supe: Let’s just say she’s a hedge witch with a little extra, shall we?Abilities: Healing, can see the color of magic, witchcraft, and plant manipulation.Interests: Baking, volunteer work, community organization, light sprite whisperer, hellhound banishing, keeping grimoires out the hands of those who’d abuse the spell contained[…]
Stories about reclaiming your power are so important. Many women feel an awakening in their forties. Paranormal Women’s Fiction is the genre that represents that awakening in a fantastical light.
Research for Westside Oracle book #1 in the Midlife Olympians series started in Greece and ended in the Olympic Mountains of Washington. Seeing the places, meeting the people, and immersing myself in the culture of where myths come from is an important part of research for me. Had I thought I was going to write[…]
No matter what they look like, libraries serve as a window to the world.
The heroine was our best self with ideal qualities. No one is meant to live up to the standard of a heroine.
Midlife Olympians is a spin-off series set in the world of Midlife Supernaturals.
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Welcome to Author Spotlight where both new and veteran authors share a little about themselves and their work. Today we have author Sheri L. Williams
It’s a chilly 15° F -9°C in my Seattle Eastside suburb. Here’s my warmup cinnamon vanilla latte. My first shot at latte art is meh. However, I’m really getting good at making cafe quality lattes at a fraction of their prices. I didn’t start out that way. My first lattes were craptastic. I’ve never been[…]