Debut author and #PitchWars mentor Kellye Garrett chatted with us about her new critically-acclaimed comedic, mystery novel, Hollywood Homicide, the first in her Detective by Day series. The title was a Library Journal Debut of the Month and Publishers Weekly gave it a starred review and lauded it as a winning first novel and series launch. The book was published by Midnight Ink, which specializes in mystery and suspense fiction. Garrett has a three-year deal with the publisher and is represented by Michelle Richter, an associate agent at Fuse Literary.
Garrett, who ho a MFA in screenwriting, tells So Booking Cool how her background in television writing (Cold Case, CBS) played a role in her book writing, the celebrities she imagines as her characters, and her hopes to open doors for more black female mystery novelists. To check out the entertaining and enlightening interview, hit play!
Hollywood Homicide is now available for purchase! Visit Garrett at her official website https://kellyegarrett.com/ and twitter @kellyekell