Interview with Cheryl Broome

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
I love sharing tips and tools I have learned along my life journey that help others live life more fully. My heart's desire is to help people live a happy, productive, successful life.
What do your fans mean to you?
I am in awe of the people who follow my writing and allow me to become a part of their life. I am honored to share with them things that may help them gain success and happiness. I take the responsibility of sharing these tips seriously. I appreciate all the time and effort they put in to doing the work. I keep all my fans in my heart and prayers because even if I don't know you by name God does!
What are you working on next?
I am completing my next book on planning for your own funeral. The death of a loved one is possibly one of the most difficult times people go though in life. Often death is sudden and with no final instructions given the funeral service can be disastrous. My book "It's Your Funeral" is not a book about picking your casket or where you will be laid to rest, but it is about planning your goodbye service. In it you will decide what you want your loved ones to know and remember about you. Was your faith important? Then make sure to highlight that in your final goodbye. This book will guide you to prepare your funeral/memorial service in such a way that your loved ones will be incredibly blessed.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Everyday I am inspired to do the most I can each day. I like to live in the moment - that is really the only thing we can count on. Yesterday is over. Tomorrow may never come. Today is the day to make the most out of life. That is my goal for each day.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I spend most of my time outside of writing and working as a life coach/consultant, reading. I absolutely love to read. As a matter of fact I have to make a deal with myself everyday that I will reward myself with reading a few chapters only after I meet my daily work goals. I take my reading material everywhere with me so if I have a few moments to spare or if I am waiting or riding in the car, I pull out my tablet and start reading. Reading transports me and allows me to exercise my imagination. I can't really understand why more people don't read. Oh, I also like hiking in local parks and photography.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
The books I currently always have at my fingertips are: The Holy Bible; Untethered Soul by Michael Singer; Tiger, Tiger, is it true? by Byron Katie; Currently I am enjoying anything by Kathleen Brooks or Stephanie Bond (for pure entertainment value.)
What do you read for pleasure?
Is there any other way to read?
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I use a tablet with all kinds of reading devices on it.
Describe your desk
My desk is absolutely covered with papers and books and tools. It may look messy to you but I know where everything is so please don't mess with my desk. Another pet peeve - is putting anything on top of my books (like cups or food.)
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I was born in Syracuse, New York, moved to Oklahoma City and the to San Antonio, Tx - all before my 13 birthday. Each of those places have been formative and influence my writing. I now live in Austin, TX and that also influences my writing.
Published 2014-03-21.
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Books by This Author

30 Ways in 30 Days to Get UnStuck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Do you want to be emotionally free? Are you ready to get unstuck? All of us get stuck sometimes. There are plenty of ways and places that we become stuck, trapped, fixed, jammed, caught or held. Yet freedom is possible. Just think, in just 30 days, using these 30 ways, you could experience new thoughts and practice new positive habits.