Kim Alexander Blog

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The Sand Prince

“You must be excited!” My book is going to be available in early November, we’re shooting for the 3rd, so yes, I’m excited. I’m also terrified, anxious, thrilled, hopeful, petrified, nervous and drinking. If...

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A Day in the Garden

I’m at a stopping point in the march to publication. My edits on the first book are all done, and I have a new title and a some shiny new ad copy. Within a...

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Using your time at work wisely!

It started out with this: A man, his rectal cavity, 30 eyeballs.   Which led us to speculate about…well…a lot of things. Many of us were tempted to turn away, leaving the big questions...

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Dirty Talkin’

This week the Fictionistas are talking about bad words. Now, we all know there are no bad words – it’s the intent behind them that makes them so. But if you’re writing YA, there...

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Eating Habits

NOTE: Olive and Grape is in New Hope, not Bryn Mawr, sorry! This week the Fictionistas are talking about what we eat while we write. I had to make something up because I don’t...

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Programming Note

Use sun screen! I say that because I had a squamous cell skin cancer (the good kind) taken off one of the fingers of my left hand yesterday and it hurts like a wild...