When not writing, Cheryl enjoys family, friends, movies and strolling antique malls. She’s an avid collector and often shares photos of special finds and decorating/refurbishing projects. She keeps in touch with readers on social media and always appreciates a chat.
She is the author of numerous novels, both historical and contemporary, print and indie published. Her stories have earned numerous RITA nominations, Romantic Times awards and are published in over a dozen languages. One thing all reviewers and readers agree on regarding Cheryl’s work is the degree of emotion and believability. Words like ‘heart-warming, emotional depth, touches your soul, tugs your heart, endearing characters and on my keeper shelf’ are commonly used to describe her work.
In describing Cheryl’s stories of second chances and redemption, readers and reviewers use words like, “emotional punch, hometown feel, core values, believable characters and real life situations.” Amazon and Goodreads reviews show her popularity with readers.
In 2015 her Webinar Blockbuster Fiction was featured in the Writers Digest Novel & Short Story Writer’s Market. She has a chapter in Creating Characters, Writers Digest’s 2015 release. With a 4.9 star rating on amazon, Cheryl’s bestselling non-fiction book, Writing With Emotion, Tension & Conflict by Writers Digest Books is available in print and digital. Cheryl is an avid movie buff, and Writing With Emotion, Tension & Conflict reflects that by using examples from popular films to show examples of emotion and conflict.