Tyler Wittkofsky is a multi-genre author, blogger, award-winning marketing and communications professional, and fierce mental health advocate from the southern coast of North Carolina. Tyler has been writing short stories for as long as he can remember. Growing up the grandson of an English teacher, Tyler had a constant fuel to his creative fire in his grandmother.
He started writing poetry in 2012 as a way to cope with his mental health struggles. Using poetry as an escape, he developed a unique style of poetry that has left readers saying, “Tyler’s voice is compassionate, even while suffering, and I felt the despair and loneliness seeping out through his words.” His first poetry collection, composed of poems written from 2012-2016, was published in March of 2020.
He began his first novel in 2019. The novel, (Not) Alone, was a story based on true events surrounding the struggles of living with mental illness. This began Tyler’s revitalized passion for mental health. He decided that his writing would have a focus on mental health. His next novel, The Seeds of Love: Sunflower Kisses Book One, was his debut romance novel and debut series.
In 2021, Tyler began writing short stories. He has been accepted into several anthologies. He also writes supernatural horror and historical fantasy for the online magazines In the Pantheon and In the Crescent.
He built his website in 2021. On this site, he started his blogging journey. He began writing book reviews, interviewing indie authors, and writing on mental health.
Tyler currently resides in Leland, North Carolina with his wife, Grace, and dogs, Dutch and Belle.
Fun Fact: Tyler is a huge Matthew McConaughey fan. He owns every movie McConaughey has been in and even has a cardboard cutout of him in his home office. He hired a voice actor to impersonate McConaughey for his introduction to his wedding reception.
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