Sweet Water author holds book signing

Published 12:25 pm Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Local author Chemistry was at the Demopolis Public Library signing her latest release, “Sexual Repercussions,” on Saturday.

A native of Tuscaloosa now living in Sweet Water, Chemistry is also the author of “Almost Doesn’t Count,” another of her urban romance novels.

“I’ve always loved writing,” she said, “It’s stimulating. Each author has his own style, but I’ve gotten influences from several different authors. I like James Patterson, I like Cassandra King, who wrote ‘Queen of Broken Hearts.’ I love that book!

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“I don’t limit myself to one sort of book. Even though I write erotica-romance, I will not just stick with that genre. I was working on a controversial book, ’How to Cheat and Not Get Caught,’ but it’s not actually telling people how to cheat. It’s basically telling the mistakes that cheaters make. I want to write self-help, autobiography — I want to write a little bit of everything.”

Chemistry — the author’s pen name — said she got some of the ideas and background for “Sexual Repercussions” from a friend.

“It is a work of fiction, so I tried to embellish it and put my own twists to it,” she said.

She added that the sequel to the novel, called “Unraveling,” and another novel, “Birthday Cake,” will be out later this year.

Chemistry is also active with an online magazine, “Go Getta’s Magazine,” a magazine designed by women for women of size. It can be found online at gogettamagazine.webs.com.

Chemistry began writing professionally in 2005, something she found to be therapeutic as well as enjoyable.

“It’s a way of venting to me,” she said. “It’s an emotional release. You have it in your mind, but you can put it on paper and bring it to life. I want my readers to see that there is a better life out there. People make bad decisions, and I hope, through my writing, that they can see that they can make some changes.”

Her releases can be found at www.amazon.com.