About Vanessa M. Chattman:
Vanessa M. Chattman was born in Newark, NJ. Her family moved to East Orange, NJ a few years later. She graduated from Clifford J. Scott High School in 1989. She joined the US Army in 1990 served on Active Duty for four years and ten months. She deployed to Desert Storm in 1990 and attended Vincennes University In 1993.She worked for the Department of Defense and Child Care Services from 1995 to 1998. In November 1997 , she was accepted into the International Poetry Hall of Fame. Her membership with The Writer's Digest Book Club has been active since 1997. Her poems have been published in three different anthologies. The poem “My House" has been published in "The Poetic Voices of America Anthology." The second poem titled "The Celebration" has been published in the "Beginnings" anthology. The poem titled “People" has been published by The National Library of Poetry and has received The Editor's Choice Award. The Play titled, "Street Gigs", and the Screenplay titled, "ZEROX CODES" were written in 2008. Now she's an active member of the Unites States Army Reserve and has an associate’s degree in applied science. She is a single parent and currently resides in Texas.
What inspires you to write?
What authors do you read when you aren’t writing?
Tell us about your writing process.
I'm writing The Black Sea of Roses Series.
I'm writing an octology book series.
I'm currently working on The Black Sea of Roses: A Novel ( Book 2)
Sub title: The Antique Shop
For Fiction Writers: Do you listen (or talk to) to your characters?
Yes I do listen to my characters and try to write about their feelings and relationships.
What advice would you give other writers?
My advice to other writers is to work diligently, stay focused and pace yourself, don't rush through your story.
How did you decide how to publish your books?
I realized that I loved to write and I wanted to make it an enjoyable career.
What do you think about the future of book publishing?
The future of book publishing will grow tremendously world wide.
What genres do you write?: Fiction, Horror
What formats are your books in?: eBook, Print, Both eBook and Print
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