Author Archives: Sherri Matthews

About Sherri Matthews

Sherri has been writing full time since 2011. Currently working on her memoir, 'Stranger in a White Dress', she has been published in a variety of national magazines, websites and three anthologies. Sherri raised her three, now adult children, in California for twenty years and today, lives in England’s West Country with her hubby, Aspie youngest, two cats, a grumpy bunny and a family of Chinese Button Quails. She keeps out of mischief blogging, gardening, walking by the sea and snapping endless photographs. Her garden robin muse vists regularly.

Flash Fiction Rodeo Contest #8

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
TUFF: The Ultimate Flash Fiction by Charli Mills What if I told you that writing flash fiction will get you to where you want to be? Would you scoff, or consider the possibility?…

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Halloween Music And A Homecoming

In February, we put our house up for sale.  Nine months later and four weeks at the Goose Farm, we moved into our new home last week. For five of those weeks, my cat Eddie had to stay in a … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Rodeo Contest #7

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
Murderous Musings: When Good Folk Turn Bad At The Rodeo By Sherri Matthews Saddle up, tighten your reins and pull on your riding boots. And while you’re about it, watch your back, because…

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Flash Fiction Rodeo Contest #5

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9X11 Twitterflash By C. Jai Ferry We’ve Passed the Halfway Mark! We’ve made it to Challenge #5, and we’re still alive and writing, so for this challenge, let’s see how you do with…

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Flash Fiction Rodeo Contest #4

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Scars By Irene Waters Welcome to Contest #4 of the Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Rodeo. This competition is free to enter and carries a cash prize of $25 for first place. Winning submissions…

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Flash Fiction Rodeo Contest #3

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Septolet in Motion By JulesPaige Words are cast like magic spells. Some may debate the text in which such lessons exist. Religious works could be a type of Grimoire since often as children…

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Flash Fiction Rodeo Contest #2

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Little and Laugh By Geoff Le Pard My father was a man of many aphorisms, epithets, old saws and clichés. A know-all, really. But one quote he shared with us that not only…

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Flash Fiction Rodeo Contest #1

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When I Grow Up BY NORAH COLVIN Do you remember being asked this question as a child? Or contemplating it, even if you weren’t asked? Do you recall your childhood thoughts? I remember…

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Meanwhile Back On The Farm

Hello World. Remember those first two words WordPress put on our About Page?  When, all shiny and brand new we ventured nervously, hands shaking as we hit the publish button, into blogland for the very first time? Clueless as to … Continue reading

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Friends Fun And Photos: #BloggersBash2017

Last year I called it Big, Bright And Beautiful.  And it was.  The Blogger’s Bash 2016 was all of those things. So what do I call it this year?  I could call it the  ‘International Blogger’s Conference’ as displayed in … Continue reading

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