Tyllisa Tripp


I am originally from Chicago, IL. I have been writing since I was a little girl but I have decided to go full time. My words speak about what I have been through and I want the world to share in my life story.

Smashwords Interview

Describe your desk
My desk is never organized. I will have sticky notes with ideas everywhere but for me that's how I piece together the best stories
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Chicago and back then it was a different adventure everyday. I put real life situations and try to place them in everyone's backyard.
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Phoenix Risen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,390. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Tameka's world is turned upside down when she finds her family brutally murdered. She has to figure out who killed them while she is figuring out if she wants to be straight or lesbian.

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Smashwords book reviews by Tyllisa Tripp

  • Str8 Up Thugg'n on Oct. 10, 2019

    I get the concept but I would do some more revision. it was hard to follow