Mike Carter Moves From Fiction to Poetry

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Successful author releases his first book of poetry, ‘My Poet Tree’.

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Carter describes writing about these topics as an opportunity to open those boxes stored away in the mind and explore the contents.

Stapleford, England- Mike Carter has written seven books for both adults and children. His genres include horror, thriller and science fiction, but Carter is proving to be more than just a novelist. His newest book, "My Poet Tree" (published by AuthorHouse), gives readers snapshots of Carter’s life, dreams and nightmares.

"I have not written in this medium before and welcomed a new challenge," he says.

"My Poet Tree" turns Carter’s life experiences into powerful verse, touching on various topics ranging from the environment and the futility and cost of war to love and loneliness. Carter describes writing about these topics as an opportunity to "open those boxes stored away in the mind and explore the contents."

Though Carter has much experience in writing novels, poetry is a new frontier for him. Of his new passion, he writes, "I don’t think you learn poetry. For me, it has its origins in the everyday. It’s a means of communicating without the shackles of shyness or the fear of confrontation. It is what it is, a manifestation of our own individuality in the form of the written word."

“My Poet Tree”
By Mike Carter
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 206 pages | ISBN 9781481792707
E-Book | 206 pages | ISBN 9781481792714
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author

Mike Carter grew up in Nottinghamshire with one brother and four sisters. He has been a manager for the last 20 years in the oil and gas industry in the field of health, safety and the environment. He prefers biographies and historical novels with a specific interest in the reign of Elizabeth I.

AuthorHouse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is a leading provider of book publishing, marketing, and bookselling services for authors around the globe and offers the industry’s only suite of Hollywood book-to-film services. Committed to providing the highest level of customer service, AuthorHouse assigns each author personal publishing and marketing consultants who provide guidance throughout the process. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, AuthorHouse celebrated 15 years of service to authors in Sept. 2011.For more information or to publish a book visit authorhouse.com or call 0800 1974150. For the latest, follow @AuthorHouseUK on Twitter.

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