Author Archives: Sherri Matthews

About Sherri Matthews

While writing to publication of her memoir, 'Stranger in a White Dress', Sherri has been published in national magazines and a variety of anthologies in memoir, essays, articles, poetry and flash fiction. Sherri gardens, walks and takes endless photos, the better ones she shares on her blog, along with articles about travel, Asperger's Syndrome and her life as a Brit Mum raising her family in California for 17 years. Today, Sherri lives in England with her husband, Aspie youngest and their pet menagerie, fondly known as 'Animal Farm.'

Rodeo #4: Fractured Fairy Tales

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
A Flash Fiction contest by Norah Colvin Co Judges: Anne Goodwin and Robbie Cheadle Do you love fairy tales? Chances are, unless you are a parent or grandparent of young children or an…

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Rodeo #3: Travel with a Twist

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
By Sherri Matthews In July, I had the good fortune to spend a week’s holiday with my husband on the Italian Amalfi Coast. I say good fortune, because hubby won it, thanks to…

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Rodeo #2: Memoir

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
By Irene Waters, Rodeo Leader Memoir is a passion, so I’m thrilled to once again host the memoir section of the Carrot Ranch Rodeo Contest. Hoping you’ll tighten your saddles and put on…

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Rodeo #1: Dialog

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
By Geoff Le Pard, Rodeo Leader Writers are notorious people watchers. It’s a small miracle we don’t get done for stalking more often. Part of that idea — thieving we do involves listening…

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Travel to the Rodeo

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
Sherri Matthews has kept her feet in the stirrups at Carrot Ranch while riding hard to revise her memoir. She’s one of our premier memoir writers who also pens a hapless village werewolf…

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49 Days In 1988: Week 36 – Choices

Originally posted on Hugh's Views & News  :
Click here to read the first week of this feature, and follow the links at the end of each post. *** London – September 7th, 1988 Yesterday, it seems that there was quite a…

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She’s Gone To Capri And She’s Not Coming Back

Be careful what you wish for, so goes the old adage. During my other life in California as a mum of three school-age children, meaning frequently run-off-my-feet, I sometimes joked that I would escape and be like the woman in … Continue reading

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Memoirs Of A Bicycle: Times Past

Driving to Gatwick Airport recently, road signs to long-ago places from my childhood like Horley, Reigate and Brighton, zoom by.  But one town called Purley brings back just one clear memory.  Not of the town itself; in fact, I have … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives – Travel – ‘The Streets of Old City Dubrovnik’ by Sherri Matthews

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Time for the fourth last post from the travel archives of Sherri Matthews who has taken us to Lake Garda, a traquil village in Normandy and to Jersey during wartime occupation. Today she takes…

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Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives – #Travel – An Italian Journey – Writing and Healing by Sherri Matthews

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to Sherri Matthews and her series of four travel posts. Sherri includes wonderful photographs in her posts and so I will give you a taste and then a link to view on her…

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