About "Wounds of Deception":
Christie Whitfield-Adams has the picture-perfect life: a husband who loves her, a thriving career, stop-in-your-tracks good looks, and an undeniable bond with her father, Kenneth. In a nutshell, Christie’s living the typical American dream. When her father mysteriously falls gravely ill, his two sisters step up and begin to care for him while Christie puts life as she knows it on pause to be by her father’s bedside. (read more)
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write “Wounds of Deception”?
Patrice Tartt: I was inspired to write “Wounds of Deception” when I lost my father in 2011 to amyloidosis, a rare disease. My debut novel covers many topics that are considered taboo surrounding the illness and/or death of a loved one. (read more)
JP: What sets Wounds of Deception apart from other books in the same genre?
PT: Simply put, “Wounds of Deception” breaks the silence on these seldom talked about issues. I cover everything in this fiction novel from unexpected illness to giving extra thought in who you should and should not trust to be Power of Attorney should anything happen. (read more)
JP: As an author, what are the keys to your success that led to “Wounds of Deception” getting out to the public?
PT: Research, research and more research! You can never know enough about writing and publishing a book. The one thing that I have found is in this industry everyone is SO helpful! All you have to do is ask. (read more)
JP: As an author, what is your writing process? How long did it take you to start and finish “Wounds of Deception”?
PT: My writing process was brainstorming the topics that I wanted to cover in the book. Then next thing is creating my characters, which is the fun part. Afterwards, I’m putting together an outline and then writing! It took me a little over a year and a half from start to finish. (read more)
JP: What’s next for Patrice Tartt?
PT: I want to continue my writing journey. This is my passion. I absolutely love it! I plan to start my second book after the new year, 2014. (read more)
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