Chyna T has been a hybrid published and self published author since 2015. Her first series, Every D-boy’s Dream, made her an Amazon bestselling author. She became a publisher in 2016 with Cokane Publications. She also opened an independent author ONLY bookstore in Tallahassee, Fl called Book Teas in 2016. In 2017, Erica took a hiatus from fiction writing to become a certified life coach, which she achieved in 2019. She created her platform, Healing and Building, based on situations and people she survived while growing into the well-rounded coach and author that she is. During that time, she wrote 4 self-help books. In 2023, she signed a new hybrid publishing deal with national bestselling author, Racquel Williams Presents. Her first new fiction series and release is Her Man, My Sneaky Link, which is book 1 releases June 20! Erica always possessed a passion to help independent and self published authors get their physical books into more homes and build their readership so all readers know they produce awesome stories. Since the idea of Indie Book Fair was to create a space for authors to be known and loved, she also scheduled a whole literary appreciation weekend to honor not just authors but other independent publishers, alpha and beta readers, audiobook narrators, cover art and book illustrators, promotion and marketing companies, and more.