Novelist and Children's Author

Posts made in March, 2013

How Does a Publisher Create a Cover?

Posted by on Mar 28, 2013 in Faith, Fiction | 7 comments

How Does a Publisher Create a Cover?

3 More Days Until The Heart Stone hits store shelves! But who’s counting? ME! I signed a book contract for The Heart Stone before the release of my previous novel, so I’ve anticipated April 1st, 2013 for a long time. Have you ever wondered how the publisher creates a novel cover? I thought it would be fun to give you a “behind the scenes” peek. Abingdon Press, my publisher, sends their authors a cover questionnaire so that they get the right “feel” for the...

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Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt

Posted by on Mar 21, 2013 in Faith, Fiction | 30 comments

Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt

    Welcome to the Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt! If you at any time need to read the instructions for how this hunt works, please visit www.christianfictionscavengerhunt.com Hello! Glad you stopped by. I’m Sherry Kyle and I’m excited to be part of the Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt. About me—I’m an award-winning author and love to write stories for women and tween girls that ReConnect Faith and Fiction. My new novel, The Heart Stone, is my second...

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Do you need a happy ending?

Posted by on Mar 14, 2013 in Fiction | 7 comments

Do you need a happy ending?

I love Women’s Fiction. I love to read it, as well as write it. One sure fire way to know if you’re reading women’s fiction is by the description on the back of the book.   Here are some clues:  Women’s fiction taps into the hopes, fears, dreams, and longings of women today. The woman’s life is the main storyline and relationships are the key focus. These books may not always have a ‘happy ending’ and the characters may not necessarily be ‘likeable,’ and...

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