D.B. Carter lives with his wife on the edge of a small town nestled amongst the rolling hills of rural Devon, England in the same house where their children grew up.
He is the son of two artists, who inspired and nurtured his creativity. He wrote short stories from a young age, programmed computers, and also loved to paint and draw. When he left school, he spent several years studying painting techniques under his parents’ tutelage and he also ran an art gallery.
In his 20s, he decided he wanted a change and went to the University of Exeter to study Computer Science. It was there that he met and married his wife, and they settled in the area.
He followed a career in science and computing, specialising for a while in the research of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. In the late 90s, he set up his own consultancy business which expanded in 2001 to run the UK distributorship of an American domestic appliance brand.
His philosophy is, "If we look for the good, we will find it" and this is often a feature of his stories.
An avid reader from a young age, he particularly enjoys classical literature. This led to the creation of #SundayLitChats on Twitter where every week, fellow Twitter users are invited to chat about a particular book or author.
While he has written for as long as he can remember, D. B. Carter only started to share his work with other people when he was approaching his half century. He began to write his first novel, “The Cherries”, after a series of family bereavements, which led him to adopt the adage ‘carpe diem’.
His philosophy is, “If we look for the good, we will find it” and this is often a feature of his stories.