Cheryl Clayton Waters is a native of Durham, NC, and a graduate of both Winston-Salem State University and North Carolina Central University. Waters has utilized her background in Business Administration and Elementary Education, to expand her global platform in touching the lives of many.
Waters career as a professional Educator spans well over the course of 20 years. In addition to her service in public education, she wears many other hats which include being a consultant, a wife, mother, aunt, sister, daughter, friend, confidant and visionary. Always having the desire to become a writer, she realized that many of her early writings usually never went beyond the pages of her personal journals.
Determined to see the reality of her dream, Waters, published her first novel, UNPREDICTABLE, in 2013 which garnered rave reviews. This prompted her to write and publish her second novel UNPREDICTABLE 2: The Sequel in 2015.
As a connoisseur of life, Waters has worked tirelessly to create stories to inspire individuals to persevere through life’s obstacles to achieve success. Waters creates original stories which resonate with individuals, experiencing real life situations. She tells stories that could easily embody the life of ordinary people, venturing through the ups and downs of a changing world. Her characters speak vividly with true convictions surrounding their personal situations, to convey their place within the larger realm of life. Waters consistently delves into the essence of identifying the epiphany, within each of her characters, to inspire and awaken a renewed spirit of hope and new beginnings for her readers.
Waters often finds herself lending a voice of reasoning to help others navigate through life. She oftentimes capitalizes on her world travels and experiences, to convey a sense of universal appeal with her literary audience, while creating a back drop for her novels. Waters says what she loves most about writing is the platform that if provides for her to not only help and encourage others, but to be very creative and transcend time and place. She adds that writing can also be very therapeutic.