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Gender Female
Industry Marketing
Occupation Marketer/Writer/Instructor
Location Midwest, United States
Introduction After being a bank VP and a hospital PR Director, Beth Carter shed her suits and heels and waved bye-bye to corporate America. She now happily writes from home in her pj's and has three children's picture books published: WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE? THE MISSING KEY and SANTA'S SECRET. Carter's debut women's fiction, THURSDAYS AT COCONUTS, will be out August 2014 by Soul Mate Publishing. She also has short stories and poems published in several anthologies and and six-word memoirs in three six-word memoir collections alongside famous writers and celebrities. A fan of marketing after having worked in that field for 20 years, most days you'll find the author sipping a skinny vanilla latte at Barnes & Noble if she's not at T.J. Maxx or at home writing.
Interests Writing, reading, exercise, traveling, shopping, movies
Favorite Movies Changeling, The Notebook, Shawshank Redemption, Seven Pounds, Something's Gotta Give, Slingblade, 3:10 to Yuma
Favorite Music Michael Murphy, Norah Jones, Elvis!, Tina Turner, Elton John, Billy Joel, anything 70's, Christina Aguilera, Carrie Underwood, Beyonce
Favorite Books Anything by James Patterson, especially Honeymoon, A Raisin in the Sun, Sounder, Good Grief, Tell No One, Shopaholic series (for comedic relief) and Laura Ingalls Wilder series (from my childhood)

When you open your eyes underwater, do you ever worry that you'll drown?

No. But I rarely open them under water since I wear contacts.