Tyra Wilson

Biography

Tyra Wilson was born in Columbia, Maryland, raised throughout the Eastern Shore, Howard County and Baltimore City. Her first piece of work came in the form of a poem titled Greater Life for You, dedicated to her father when he passed in 1995 which she also read at his funeral. Throughout the years, she’s written for and inspired friends to write and make their voices heard. Truths and Trusts is Tyra’s first self-published novel with a plethora of short unpublished stories and poetry under her belt. Her second and third novels are already in the making and will be published in mid - late 2015. In her spare time, she likes to design scrapbooks, hand make fashion jewelry, play the Sims 3, work out, read, write and travel. With Edgar Alan Poe being one of her most admired writers, Tyra has also been inspired by an array of successful writers such as Nikki Giovanni, Maya Angelou, James Patterson, Omar Tyree, Zane, Carl Webber, Emily Dickenson and Harper Lee, just to name a few. Today, Tyra resides in Baltimore County and works as an Admin. Asst. while continuing to do what she loves to do best.....write.

Smashwords Interview

Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes, it was an urban drama called Twins of the Town. I typed it on a word processor my mother bought me that came with the separate computer monitor. My mother had to pry me off that thing.
What is your writing process?
I brainstorm first of course, then I decipher what I want the climax to actually be. I work from the middle of my book out, starting with the climax, then working on the end, then I go back to complete the beginning and then the prologue/epilogue if added. Prior to that, I decide what town(s) my story is going to take place and do the proper research for venues, restaurants, parks, hang out spots, etc. so that my readers can actually feel like they are there, if at all familiar with the area being read about.
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Truths and Trusts
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 119,500. Language: American English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Truths and Trusts is an urban mystery following 3 best friends living in different areas of the United States. Unbeknownst to each other, they’ve ALL been keeping secrets from the others. Lies are exposed in Miami when the three of them go on a month long vacation to celebrate their birthdays which ultimately turns tragic and is the beginning of the end of more than one friendship.

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africanamerican    fiction    mystery    novel    rich and famous    trusts    truths    urban   

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