Sherrie Petersen

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I was born in Ohio, grew up in Southern California and spent the first half of my married life in Arizona. I’ve visited most of the continental United States (only 9 states left to discover!) but I’m really looking forward to the day when I can visit the moon.

An avid reader since I memorized Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb by Dr. Seuss, I still enjoy reading books by people like Suzanne Collins, Rick Riordan, J.K. Rowling, Jennifer Nielsen, Maggie Stiefvater, John Green, Eoin Colfer and Anthony Horowitz. When I grow up, I hope to write as well as them.

In addition to writing middle grade novels, I moonlight as a graphic designer, substitute teacher, freelance writer, school newspaper advisor, yearbook advisor and mother of two children. I spend m
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One of the questions people often ask me is how to find or form a good critique group. My answer: it’s really hard. In some ways it’s like dating, and God knows I never want to go through that again! Not so long ago I was part of an amazing critique group with some ridiculously […] Read more of this blog post »
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“That’s the thing with a shooting star. By the time someone asks if you saw it, it’s already gone.”
Sherrie Petersen, Wish You Weren't

“Normally I didn't attend my father's funerals unless I was scheduled to sing, but it wasn't every day Dad buried a rock star.”
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“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
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“That’s the thing with a shooting star. By the time someone asks if you saw it, it’s already gone.”
Sherrie Petersen, Wish You Weren't

“Yes, of course duct tape works in a near-vacuum. Duct tape works anywhere. Duct tape is magic and should be worshiped.”
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