Welcome to Q&A with Letrise Carter a new author writing my first novel and business woman that is purpose driven. Being a woman with big dreams and big vision creates opportunities in a wide area to do nothing but greatness. I am woman who firmly believes in chasing your dreams with an executed plan, goals that are driven by dates, and mentors who are willing to teach, guide, and be a resource of knowledge, inspiration, and motivation.
Besides having multiple blog platforms and new business ventures. I have been exposed to some great men and women in film, television, publishing, and business
Below are a few questions about the author in me.
What is the name of your debut novel?
The name of my first debut novel is called Deceitful-Playing with Fire.
When can we expect the novel to drop?
I am anticipating the novel to dropping late Spring 2016.
What is the story about?
The story is about a woman name Taylor Jackson who is married to a bad boy Devin Jackson who still trying to find his place in his father’s company. While he is extremely handsome he can’t seem to keep his eyes and hands off other women. His brother Kelly is Taylor’s best friend from high school and college and he is always getting little brother out of trouble. She confides in Kelly about everything and one night they unlock the doors from their past that Devin is not aware of. That one night unlocks feelings that Kelly has always had. It’s filled with drama and twists that will have you fall in and out of love with Devin, Taylor, and Kelly.
How did you choose the title?
I kept writing and allowed the characters to choose the title for me as the story unfolded.
What genre do you prefer to write?
I enjoy writing romance with plots and twists that keep my audience intrigued in that story.
What is your inspiration for writing?
My inspiration for writing is life experiences, dreams, and friend’s love/drama stories.
Are you publishing thru publishing company or self-publish?
I am self-publishing my first novel while searching for literary agent for future projects.
What made you decide to write your first novel?
I have wanted to write my first novel for at least three years. I use to write short stories back in high school and college. My dream of being a writer got deferred when I became a mother. But then a year and half ago, I started blogging and that pushed me to share my stories. Another factor that fused me to writing my first novel was attending and listening to writing seminars in being an author with Nikki Woods’s telecom series “BeAnAuthor”. It was great inspiration and very informative.
What is it about writing that you enjoy and love?
I love being able to express my thoughts and feelings. It allows me at times to escape and allow my imagination to go wild.
Do you plan to write more novels?
Yes, I do plan to write more novels and be a part of a few collaboration projects.
What is your background?
It’s funny that my background is in accounting but it started in journalism/writing. The last 20 years, I have spent it in Accounting. I have a Masters in Financial Management & Accounting from Keller Graduate School of Management with a Bachelor Degree in Accounting from Lakeland College.
What else can we expect from you as an author, freelance writer, and business woman?
There are some great opportunities coming down the pipeline for me as a writer, author and business woman. I just launched a new business called Sistah’s Creative Media and working on novel collaboration with another author. After Deceitful-Playing with Fire, I will start working on my next novel “Broken”. Meanwhile, continuing to interview guests for my Sistah’s Place Entertainment Blog and promoting my novel.