Mackie Burt talks about creating the world in her novel, Above, and what we can look forward to in future books. Mackie starting writing the book at 16. Since then she’s written a follow-up book and has started a new series called, The Grey Area. We also talk about moving to Los Angeles at 16 and her acting work.
In this edition, Jeffrey Masters talks with Mackie Burt about her novel, Above.
Mackie Burt has always believed we make our own luck. From a very young age,Mackie nurtured her two loves: reading and acting. Realizing that you control yourown destiny, she left “traditional” high school at 16 and moved out to Los Angeles,where she finished her degree in three years, while writing her dream acting role in her first novel, ABOVE, the first in a series of 4 novels about one of life’s final transitions. With a desire to give teens something to relate to, Mackie continues to write the ABOVE Series, while auditioning for acting roles and finishing Book 1 of her 2nd novel series, THE GRAY AREA. Currently residing in Los Angeles, Mackie’s heart will always be with her family in New Jersey, but New York City will always be the place that sparked her dream.