Sherry Rentschler is a multi-award-winning, multi-genre author, writing coach and speaker. Currently, she has authored one photography book (I Wish You Joy), three books of poetry (Paper Bones, By Light Betrayed, Poetry of the Vampires; The Book of Now) and Midnight Assassin – A Tale of Lust and Revenge, a dark urban fantasy novella. Her most recent release, The Book of Now, is a compelling book of nonfiction poetry, issues taken from current events. On the horizon, is a workbook for writers who need help building a daily writing routine (projected Aug 2016), a fictional memoir (Nov 2016) and the summer of 2017, a vampire series
A retired US Air Force non-combat veteran, Sherry Rentschler completed her bachelor and graduate degrees while serving her country. Her background includes bylines in newspapers and online journals, plus previous work as an assistant poetry editor for an online poetry journal, a freelance columnist, and photojournalist. Rentschler was a featured author in Southern Writers’ Magazine and in Focus on Women Magazine, as well as a featured guest speaker on numerous radio shows. Also, Rentschler is the Charlotte, NC regional Municipal Liaison for National Novel Writing Month, promoting writing and literacy for all ages.
Her causes include the National Network to End Domestic Violence well as programs to end bullying like StopBullying.gov. Also, Rentschler is a strong advocate of SmileTrain (seeing children get corrective surgery for cleft lips and palates).
Sherry’s guilty pleasures include indulging in fine wine, dark chocolates, and old b&w movies. She’s a recognized vampire scholar plus a dragon lover. She and her husband are living in Mint Hill, NC.