Charletta Barksdale


A nurse who can interpret and control her dreams meets a man in a coma who can control the emotions and thoughts of others.

Charletta Barksdale was raised in Kansas City, Missouri and currently lives in Roanoke, Texas. She is a Senior Development Engineer, managing the development of code automation. She is also an Independent Published Author working on her first fiction/fantasy series.  Her passions are braiding, reading and writing ideas that come to mind in her journal. About four years ago, she decided that she wanted to take those ideas and turn them into a story.

Read BookTrib’s review of Charletta’s book, Desire of Whimsy.

To learn more about Charletta, visit her website.


Desire of Whimsy (2018)

Biggest literary influencers:

Cara Lockwood, Marshawn Evans

Last book read:

Believe Bigger, Discover the Path to Your Life Purpose by Marshawn Evans

Your favorite literary character:

Celie in The Color Purple by Alice Walker.  The struggle with self-worth and finding inner beauty touched me on a personal level during my own past struggles.

Currently working on:

The second book of the five book series Desire of Whimsy.

Words to live by:

If you dream it, you can do it.

Advice to new and aspiring authors:

Success comes from within, everyone has it locked underneath their talent, waiting to be discovered.  If you dream it, you can do it, just believe bigger.