Feb 2015

A Writer’s Life

Made this up for my son, the wannabe writer, as a motivational reminder to let him know that he’s not alone in the misery....Read More...


Feb 2014

Sumi or Simi

Having that moment while editing Born of Fury when I realize Sumi’s name is WAY too close to Simi’s. How many times did I mistype the poor woman’s name? Though the characters are nothing alike, my poor fingers just naturally type Simi :D...Read More...


Oct 2013

7 Days to Halloween and counting…

‘Tis the season of frightful delight and anyone who knows me, knows that this is my favorite time of year. The weather is getting cooler and stories of hauntings abound. It’s also the time of year when I first penned the original Dark-Hunter stories...Read More...


Sep 2012

The beauty of language

I just wanted to take a second and respond to a couple of emails that have come in that Carl and Kim aren’t sure how to answer. It appears some of my Spanish phrases have upset a handful of native speakers. Sorry about that. But as any native Spanish...Read More...


Mar 2012

Brynna’s and Sherri’s Letters

For those who have asked, we’ve put the PDF for Brynna’s Letter to a Bully on the site under RESOURCES. The same file is listed under Readers, Teachers, Students and Librarians. http://www.sherrilynkenyon.com/for-readers/

It also...


Nov 2011

Happy Veterans Day

Happy Veterans Day

That kind of sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? But to all who have served, past and present, thank you so much for your sacrifice and service. And to the families of those who have served, may God bless and keep you,...Read More...


Aug 2011

Character Paradox

Over the years, I’ve been asked to speak on how to make believable heroes or some similar such topic. Writers are always wanting to know how I created Zarek, Acheron, Nick, Nykyrian, et al. Heroes who are so multi dimensional and imperfect, yet gripping...Read More...


Aug 2011

Music and Writing

My passion for music, like writing, came to me the moment I was born. Seriously. I can’t remember a time in my life when music and writing weren’t huge portions of who and what I am.

My father was a musician who played guitar, banjo, dulcimer,...Read More...


Aug 2011

Mysterious Page Count

One of the many writing questions I get asked a lot is about the length of a manuscript. It really depends on the genre… But on average, a novel should be between 340-400 double spaced pages (using a 12 pt) Courier or similar monospaced slab serif...Read More...


Aug 2011

A day in the life…

Since so many want to know what a typical day is like for me, I thought I’d run down a basic schedule of what I do. Please keep in mind that I seldom sleep more than 5 hours and some days, I don’t sleep at all. Really. I have, and have always had, bad...Read More...