About DNC

Amazon Best Selling Author, African American Erotic Romance for: 


Untraditional: A Collection of Passion-Fy Short Stories

Featured in the Anthology Georgia’s Emerging Writers Series

Owner of H.E.R. Legacy, LLC

Creator and contributor on H.E.R. Crisis

DeNikke Carter, also known as DNC, is an emerging writer, poet, inspiration pusher and owner of H.E.R. Legacy, who’s debut romance and erotica novella, Untraditional: A Collection of Passion-Fy Short Stories, hit Amazon’s Best Seller’s list several times in its first year. With the goal of merging contemporary romance with poetic innuendos of erotica, she’s dedicated to encouraging women to pursue their personal passions in their own unique way. This blog, her books and her growing writing addiction is a childhood daydream that is finally coming to fruition.

She currently writing novels in these genres:

  • Romance (Passion-fy/Erotica, Comedy, Poetry)
  • Young Adult
  • Suspense / Thriller
  • Horror

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H.E.R. Legacy | Books, Media and More

Black women’s voices deserve to be heard. Our stories, our lessons, our experiences are as powerful, if not more at times, than the next woman’s. As a black woman, I’ve been told that I’m passionate, but not in an enduring way. It has been used as a tool to speak of my limitations. Being passionate, has long been seen as a weakness of women and in particular black women. Passionate for us falls into categories deemed as aggressive, overbearing, boisterous, naïve, and other preconceived notions. Passion is nothing less than powerful, and at H.E.R. Legacy, LLC, we invite black women to share the power behind their voices and minds through words. 

H.E.R. Legacy guides writers, poets, and new and published authors to share their voices through traditionally published books, ebooks and audiobooks through H.E.R. Legacy Media and the H.E.R. Crisis blog. With an eye on elevating passionate voices, we take short story and poetry writers from romance, fantasy, horror, and YA, pulling them together under the passionate fiction, or what I’ve coined passion-fy, genre, to publish narratives that speak emotional truths to various experiences from a black woman’s point of view.  

Submissions will open December 2020.

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/paSHen, fī/

noun. intense and pleasurable fiction

  1. a term coined by DNC describing a genre of fiction depicting intensely emotional characters usually based in untraditional sexual scenarios.
  2. the poetic marriage between contemporary romance and erotica.
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Literary Agents and Publishers Wanted!

DNC is on a mission to find the right literary agent and publishing house to partner with on her next literary pieces. She has three pieces currently in progress:

  1. An extended novella to a popular story found in her Amazon best-seller Untraditional: A Collection of Passion-Fy Short Stories. (Currently in editing for book 1)
  2. Untraditional II, the follow-up to the first book.
  3. A dramedy that shares the plight of two women connected by a blended who find out they are actually soul sistas – their adventures as wife and mother of his child bond them on a new level.

***Serious inquiries only!***

DNC is passionate about her craft and she’s looking to find a literary home and partnership with like-minded, optimistic and dedicated professionals.

“I believe in all that I do and do only things that I believe in. Words are my air and my passion. I have so many stories to tell and I know now is the time to get them out – for my sisters, my daughters and the legacy that I know I must leave behind.”