Author Of The Month: Alretha Thomas

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Alretha Thomas BIO PICShortly after graduating from USC with a degree in journalism, Alretha soon realized her interest in her major was not heartfelt. Instead of writing news stories, she wanted to write plays and books. Several years later, her church gave her an outlet to fulfill her writing desires through their Liturgical Fine Arts Department wherein Alretha penned twelve theatre pieces—the community response was overwhelming.

This led to plays outside of the church, including Alretha’s “One, Woman Two Lives,” starring Kellita Smith (The Bernie Mac Show), directed by four-time NAACP Image Award Best Director recipient, Denise Dowse. The production garnered rave reviews from critics and audiences.

In between plays, Alretha’s first novel, “Daughter Denied,” was launched in 2008 and in 2011, Alretha launched “Dancing Her Dreams Away.” Her third novel, “Married in the Nick of Nine,” spawned a four-book series that has been acquired by Soul Mate Publishing. “Married in the Nick of Nine’ will be released in Summer 2014. “Four Ladies Only” is Alretha’s third indie novel.

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5 Responses to Author Of The Month: Alretha Thomas

  1. Lenny Conner says:

    #team alrethathomas.com Keep up the excellent work!

  2. Thank you, Author Shout for this wonderful honor!!!

  3. Thank you Lenny Conner for your awesome suppot!

  4. Ralph D says:

    Congrats Alretha!

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