An Inspiring Speaker

Thank you for visiting my speaking page. As an author and former marketing director, I understand the importance of captivating an audience.

As a communicator, I am especially aware of the need for speakers to connect with an audience and leave them with practical takeaways.

I give various workshops on the craft of writing and storytelling. I am also a keynote speaker, focusing on living a purposeful and passionate-filled life. My passion is writing, and my purpose is to help others. And we cannot fulfill our purpose if we are not doing our passion.

Contact Sherry to check availability for booking her for your group or organization on these topics:

Writing the Cozy Mystery

In this class Sherry examines what a cozy mystery is and how to write an effective one. Deconstructing the genre with great tools you can take home to guide you in writing your next mystery.

Tax Tips for Freelance Writers and Self-Published Authors

After seven years of working at the Idaho State Tax Commission as a trainer, Sherry has developed this class that covers everything from starting a business, to tracking Schedule C deductions.

The 7 Steps to Highly Effective Short Story Writing

Walk through the step-by-step process to create grabbing stories that hook your readers from the first page and leave them wanting more.

Branding for Authors

You’ve heard the words – buzz, platform, social media marketing. But what does it all mean to you as an author, and how do find the right BRAND for you? In this interactive workshop you will find ways to define and establish your brand.

Tarot and the Hero’s Journey

Combining Tarot cards, Vogler’s The Hero’s Journey, and a nifty chapter outline I’ve created, gives you a fun and easy way to create unique characters and story plots.  If you’re a romance writer, I have a version of this class just for you – Tarot and the Lover’s Journey for Romance Writers. You’ll be amazed at how simple this system is. No more writers block!

Writing for Success – Writing and Marketing a Series

While a great stand-alone book is wonderful, a successful series can be the extra push you need to not only establish your writing career, but to keep it going. Find out why all the greats write series, and why you should too.

The 10 Commandments of Lean and Powerful Writing (or) Screenwriting for the Novelist

Learn the techniques that create spiraling successes for screenwriters, that you can translate onto the pages of your novel. Sherry Briscoe founded the Idaho Screenwriters Association and ran it from 1999 through 2013.

Write The Screenplay Adaptation to Your Novel

An afternoon workshop, or an on-line course that teaches you the basic, no-nonsense, only what you need to know techniques to write your adaptation. Sherry Briscoe founded the Idaho Screenwriters Association and ran it from 1999 through 2013.

Screenwriting 101

Writing for the big screen is very different than writing a novel. Sherry can help you maneuver through the bumps and road blocks often experienced in screenwriting. This course can be designed for your needs. Either a 2-hour workshop, or a 6-week online course helping you develop your screenplay.

12 Steps of Fiction Writers Anonymous

A fun workshop that looks at the ups and downs of fiction writing, and how you can master them.

Putting The Thrill In Thriller

Walk down a dark alley with Sherry and find the suspense in your story. She grew up watching Alfred Hitchcock and the Twilight Zone. Is it any wonder her stories are dark and mysterious with a hint of the supernatural?

If you are interested in having Sherry present a workshop or keynote speech, contact her to find out more specifics, and see how she can help you.