Teri Woods Biography
Teri Woods is an American novelist and a successful, self-published pioneer of the urban fiction genre from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Teri Woods the author of the book True to the Game is New York Times’ bestseller author and publisher and undisputedly titled a classic.
Teri Woods Age
Woods was born in 1968 in Media, Pennsylvania, United States. She is age 51 years old as of 2019.
Teri Woods Net Worth
Woods has an estimated net worth of $13 Million. She has been able to accumulate her net worth from selling her books. In 1998 started to hand-selling her novel True to The Game, to booksellers in and around the Philadelphia area and eventually, across the United States, eventually starting Teri Woods Publishing, a self-publishing house.
Teri Woods Writting Career
She completed her first novel, True to the Game While working as a legal secretary for a law firm and juggling motherhood in Philadelphia, PA. Woods spent six years submitting the work to numerous publishers, all of which rejected her. In 1998, she had copies of the book printed herself and started to hand-sell the novel to booksellers in and around the Philadelphia area and eventually, across the United States, eventually starting Teri Woods Publishing, a self-publishing house to put out her own work and that of others, principally in the urban fiction genre, aimed at a demographic largely ignored by major publishers. Her breakout success helped her negotiate a multimillion-dollar contract with Hachette Book Group USA to re-release her previously published novels. It was announced in 2015, that True to the Game was being produced into a film of the same name.
Teri Woods Books
True To The Game
Woods is the author of the book True to the Game which represents life on the streets, where it’s true that there’s no way out once you’re in, and everyone stays in forever. Once upon a time, not too long ago, a young girl from the projects met Quadir, far from home, in the middle of Harlem. Now the story is told of how it all went down.
It’s the late 1980s, and Gena finds herself in true-blue love with Quadir, a millionaire associated with the cartel. Quadir is faced with combating the art of extortion and interception masterminded by the notorious Junior Mafia, which reigns from the inner-city streets of Philadelphia. Both Gena and Quadir find themselves caught up in the vicious yet seductive world of drugs and money, only to find that success in this game is no easy win. True to the Game represents life on the streets and is like no other story of its time. There’s no way out once you’re in, and everyone stays in forever.
Dutch is a book written by Teri Woods published in 2003. Here is the little description about the book.
James Bernard Jr., a.k.a. Dutch, has become the most dangerous criminal in New Jersey. From his early skill as a car thief, Dutch recognized the opportunity to rule the streets and he seized it. Feared by all, and completely fearless, Dutch and his dangerous clique take over the lucrative heroin business of a local African drug lord. With both the protection and respect of the Mafia, Dutch becomes the most terrifying force on the streets. District Attorney Anthony Jacobs is determined to take down Dutch and his crew, and he’s confident that his witnesses will testify against them. But a sudden turn of events will soon make the DA’s job harder than he imagined.
Teri Woods Other Books
- Deadly Reigns: The First of a Trilogy (2005)
- Alibi (2006).
- Angel (2006).
- The Best I Can Be (2006)
- Predators (2007)
- The Readers’ Advisory Guide to Street Literature (2011)
- Saving My Money With Ginger Giraffe (2018)