Jeanette Michelle Welcomes Author Elan Carson to Dark Mantis Talk

Elan Carson will discuss her thrilling novel The Willow Tree with Author Jeanette Michelle on Thursday, April 24th 2014.

Elan Carson has been writing since age 6 with the help of her grandmother.Elan's writing ability is so powerful that she was disqualified from an elementary contest because the judges did not believe that someone so young could writes such a story. The Willow Tree is a dramatic novel that depicts Elan Carson's life growing up with a loved one diagnosed with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). Elan's novel explains how she viewed herself as a child and now a woman in today's society. Elan will discuss her journey and experiences with PTSD and how she endured on the Dark Mantis Talk show. The Willow Tree is a must read for all young women of color of today.

Elan's descriptive narrative will keep the audience enthralled with every page encountered. The Willow Tree's message is remarkably clear on post-dramatic stress disorder. PTSD may develop after a person experienced one or more traumatic events, such as sexual assault, a serious injury or a threat. Although The Willow Tree is fiction, Elan explains how her experiences helped her to compile this novel. The Willow Tree received 4 ½ stars from Goodreads. Elan is now planning to write her second novel, but wants to take more time to promote her novel The Willow Tree.

Elan Carson's interview will air on Thursday, April 24th 2014 via the Dark Mantis Talk show 8:00 p.m. CST. To listen to this interview go to For additional information contact Henry at