Wednesday, November 23, 2016

The Writer's Block: Where Are They Now? Catching Up with Sheri Fink

Today on The Writer's Block, we head to sunny California to check-in with award-winning children's book author and marketing machine Sheri Fink! Following her passions has established her brand and fueled her creativity. Prepare to get inspired!




1) Welcome back to The Writer's Block, Sheri! Please tell everyone a bit about who you are and where you live and work.

I'm an inspirational speaker, #1 best-selling author, and award-winning entrepreneur who creates books, products, and experiences that inspire and delight kids of all ages while planting seeds of self-esteem. I live in sunny Southern California and write everywhere I go around the world. 

2) What were you working on when we spoke last? (Interview link:http://raychelle-writes.blogspot.com/2012/03/writers-block-interviews-sheri-fink.html )

When I was last interviewed on The Writer's Block in 2012, I was preparing for the release of my second children's picture book, The Little Gnome

3) Catch us up on what you have done since then.

OMG ... so much magic has unfolded since 2012! I've published a total of 7 books including 5 #1 best-selling children's books (The Little Rose, The Little Gnome, The Little Firefly, The Little Seahorse, and Exploring the Garden with the Little Rose), an inspirational journal (My Bliss Book), and a sweet and sexy romance novel (Cake in Bed). The Little Rose was adapted into a stage play, I debuted a beauty line inspired by my characters, recorded and released two inspirational albums, and have had the privilege to share my story with over 35,000 people throughout North America. My children's books have been released in audiobook, ebook, and paperback editions ... It's a whimsical life! 

4) Whimsical indeed! What is next for you?

I'm currently working on a few potential book projects as well as expanding The Whimsical World of Sheri Fink brand globally. I want to bring the empowering messages of my books to kids worldwide. I love speaking to inspire and plan to do even more in 2017. One of my joys today is mentoring aspiring authors to achieve their dreams of publishing their books. It's an honor to nurture the spark of creativity in others and to see their books and their careers blossom and grow.

5) How did The Writer's Block help you promote yourself? What advice would you offer to aspiring author/illustrators?

The Writer's Block was one of my earliest author interviews and I was grateful for the opportunity to share. 

My best advice is to focus on what you really want without watering down your dream. Don't settle for safety or mediocrity ... Get in touch with the passion for achieving your goal every day and visualize yourself already having achieved it. Feel the feelings you'll feel when it's come true. Marinate in the juicy goodness of living your dream. Then, take action each day toward your goal and keep going no matter what. You are limitless and everything is possible if you stay in alignment with your highest vision and continually take inspired action in that direction. It's hard work, but your dream is worth it. You will get there and it will be even better than you imagined! 

Congratulations, Sheri! Thanks again for joining us on The Writer's Block!

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Sheri Fink is an inspirational speaker, a #1 best-selling author, an award-winning entrepreneur, and the creator of “The Whimsical World of Sheri Fink” brand. Sheri writes books that inspire and delight kids of all ages while planting seeds of self-esteem. All five of her children's books have become #1 best-sellers, including The Little Rose which was a #1 Amazon Best-seller for over 60 weeks.

CBS Los Angeles selected her as one of the top three authors in the local area, a distinction she shares with Dean Koontz. Sheri’s brand is the recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award for the best in family friendly entertainment. She was recently named an inspirational beauty by supermodel Cindy Crawford’s “Beauties Give Back” campaign.

Sheri’s newest adventure is a contemporary romance. She was inspired to write Cake in Bed, her debut novel, to empower women to be their authentic selves and to not settle for less than they deserve in life or in love, because everyone deserves to have their cake and eat it too ... preferably in bed! Discover more about Sheri and her books at www.SheriFink.com.



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Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/Sheri_Fink (@Sheri_Fink)

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