Terri D’s three children have always been her inspiration to push to get to the next level. Terri D. writes as a way to express herself and to document her inner most feelings. Terri D. published her debut novel titled Yesterday’s Lies in 2011. She has since released four more novels and had a poem published as a part of an Anthology of poems about love. Her sixth novel, Passport Wife is a memoir.
BPM: What made you want to become a writer?
I didn’t aspire to be a writer it just sort of happened. I’ve always been an avid reader and one day I was reading a book, one of the twilight series I believe and an idea came to me. I put the book down and went to my computer and starting writing. I stayed up most of the night writing the thoughts that had popped into my mind. How long have you been writing? I’ve been writing as long as I can remember. As a little girl I kept dairies and as a woman I still keep journals to this day. I’ve also dabbled with poetry over the years.
BPM: How do you think you’ve evolved creatively?
Since my first novel was released in 2011 I have published a poem in an anthology. I have also written and produced two stage plays for my church. I also have a blog, Random Thoughts of Author Terri D. on Blogspot.
BPM: Do you view writing as a kind of spiritual practice?
Yes absolutely. Writing is very therapeutic for me, it’s a place and time where I feel free to express my inner most thoughts which is sort of funny since I share my writing with the world through my blog and now my latest novel which is a memoir.
BPM: How has writing impacted your life?
I believe my writing has had a very positive impact on my life. It’s given me a voice when I didn’t have one. You see I used to be a singer. Music and singing was my passion. I loved singing in the church choir. A few years ago I had to have thyroid surgery and I actually lost my voice as a result of the surgery. I lost my speaking voice for several weeks and it took over a year and a half for my singing voice to come back. During this time I wrote more in my journals as it was a very difficult time in my life.
BPM: Tell us about your most recent work. Available on Nook and Kindle?
My most recent book, Passport Wife is very personal and it’s very special to me. It’s a memoir about how I met my husband and our journey which has been an interesting one. It is available on all major online outlets.
BPM: Give us some insight into your main speakers. What makes each one so special?
Since it’s a memoir the main character is me and I think I’m pretty special. No seriously I felt that our story needed to be told because as our relationship developed and eventually ended up in marriage so many people said they couldn’t believe my story and I should share it with the world. No spoilers but main themes are a significant age difference, he’s much younger and from the Dominican Republic.
BPM: What was your hardest scene to write, the opening or the close?
The close was the hardest part for me because it was a transitional phase in our relationship where I ended the story.
BPM: Are there certain characters you would like to go back to, or is there a theme or idea you’d love to work with?
I do plan to continue our story beyond this initial book. There’s so much more I’d like to share with everyone about our journey in hopes that it can help someone else.
BPM: Do you want each book to stand on its own or do you prefer to write series?
I’m a series writer. I grew up reading series and I love them. I especially love series where you get to grow up with the characters and follow them through major life changes.
BPM: How can readers discover more about you and your work?
Readers can visit my website www.authorterrid.com. They can visit and like my fan page on facebook https://www.facebook.com/AuthorTerriD. They can also follow my blog https://authorterrid.blogspot.com
Author Terri D’s Library
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Passport Wife takes you beyond the fairy tale behind the scenes straight to my journals. Here is my story about how when I stopped looking for it love found me. It’s been quite the journey and all along I’ve been asking myself how did I end up here?
Me and Mr. Right Now
Abandoned by the only man she’s ever loved when she needed him the most. Toni Summerfield makes a decision that will haunt her for the rest of her life. She’s lost, alone and hurting. She decides to try a new city and a new job. Is this the fresh start she’s been looking for or will pain and sorrow follow her. When she meets Andrew could her search for Mr. Right be over or does she find herself dealing with another Mr. Right Now?
Me and Mr. Right Wrong
Toni is faced with an impossible choice. Give Andrew the man who deceived her a second chance or
continue to explore how to take a friendship onto the next level with her childhood friend Clarence.
Toni’s choice takes her on an emotional roller coaster ride. Who did she chose and how will it end?
Does Toni finally find what she has been looking for?
A poignant tale of a circle of close knit friends whose lives are more intertwined than they realize; this is until the blurred lines of love, lust and friendship begins to reveal the half-truths and lies that exist. Will the secrets they all hold from the past ruin their friendships and lives forever?
Today’s Truth brings the characters of Yesterday’s lies back together to honor their departed friend David Jr.. They’re each keeping secrets in an attempt to shield each other from the pain that the truth will cause. What they don’t realize is that their efforts will all be in vain. One of them holds the key that will open the door and th sins, lies an secrets will come to the light. Today’s truth is filled with suspense, drama and twists that you will never see coming.
Now that all of the secrets, lies and half-truths have been revealed, the remaining friends Jada, Benjamin and Toni are all attempting to move on with their lives. There are still some tough decisions to be made and they will soon find that there is one loose end from their past that wasn’t tied up. One that none of them saw coming.
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