Welcome, Alexandra Caselle!

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Who I am:
I am an aspiring writer who enjoys traveling and wants my writing to leave an impact on at least one person.
Connect with me online! My site, blog, or Twitter handle are:
WordPress blog:

Womanlution: Inside the Mind of Alexandra Caselle http://womanlution.wordpress.com

Rhet Effects http://rheteffects.wordpress.com

Facebook: Feel free to follow me! www.facebook.com/alexandra.caselle?_fb_noscript=1

Twitter:
http://twitter.com/AlexandraCasell
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
I am currently working on my first novel and other short pieces for possible publication.

Here are some pieces that I have published:

"The Topography of Her Imperfections" Love Me Love My Belly zine

"Phoenix Rising" All Things Girl http://allthingsgirl.com/2013/07/phoenix-rising-by-alexandra-caselle/


"The Prodigal Daughter" (poem) http://www.galleryofwriting.org/writing/1920451

"Such Sweet Sorrow" (flash fiction) BLACKBERRY: a magazine http://www.blackberryamagazine.com/
My writing is:
Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Memoir, Blog Posts
Services I offer to other writers:
Willing to do author interviews for writers of African American YAL on my blog, Womanlution: Inside the Mind of Alexandra Caselle

Willing to do author interviews for writers of contemporary, YA, romance, paranormal, memoir,and literary genres on my blog, Rhet Effects
I found out about She Writes from:
Tayari Jones' Facebook post

Favorite Quote

"The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange, is the test of their power." Toni Morrison

Alexandra Caselle's Blog

The Curious Case of The Writer's Life: How Characters Teach Us How To Listen

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 12:30pm 3 Comments

The writer’s house sits at a crossroads. To her left is the sea of opportunity, new ideas and characters being channeled by her very own Long Island medium, her muse. To her right is the black pavement of ideas and characters stuck in concrete,…

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Strange Bedfellows: Art & Female Empowerment

Posted on July 29, 2013 at 11:44pm 0 Comments

Artwork by Fellow SheWrites member Tosh Fomby aka Totsymae

http://toshfomby.com

The clock’s second hand mocks the…

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Hopelessly Romantic in Florida: Reigniting the Spark in Art & Reality

Posted on July 29, 2013 at 10:48pm 0 Comments

The plight of the writer is her head is always wrapped inside her imagination.  I suffer from this plight.  Inspiration comes to me from so many avenues, likely and unlikely.  Maybe the reason is I am also a sensory and sensitive person. 

It is also funny how the muse teaches you lessons about yourself as a writer.  A couple of…

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Alexandra Caselle commented on the blog post 'Are These Four Beliefs Keeping You from Starting Your Novel?'
"I so resonated with your post.  #1 definitely fits me.  I am too busy trying to plan out every detail, every action that I am now stuck at the starting position.  #2 also applies a little to me because I have never written a novel…"
Aug 2
Alexandra Caselle commented on the blog post 'The Curious Case of The Writer's Life: How Characters Teach Us How To Listen'
"@Caroline  You're welcome! @Zetta  Lol.  Yes, I guess Stella has her groove back. Again, I see how we writers share the same experiences. When you are in your own bubble, you think that it is only you.  I agree with you…"
Aug 2
Alexandra Caselle liked Jill Jepson's blog post Are These Four Beliefs Keeping You from Starting Your Novel?
Aug 2
Caroline Gerardo commented on the blog post 'The Curious Case of The Writer's Life: How Characters Teach Us How To Listen'
"Thank you Alexandra!"
Jul 31
Zetta Brown commented on the blog post 'The Curious Case of The Writer's Life: How Characters Teach Us How To Listen'
"I can't believe you're the same woman who wrote about rejection in my blog! LOL Never have I heard such a common writing experience explained so eloquently. I can relate to this with regard to 2 stories of mine. One was a short story that…"
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The Curious Case of The Writer's Life: How Characters Teach Us How To Listen

The writer’s house sits at a crossroads. To her left is the sea of opportunity, new ideas and characters being channeled by her very own Long Island medium, her muse. To her right is the black pavement of ideas and characters stuck in concrete, latchkey kids left behind to swelter in the unbridled heat of stagnation. They melt…See More
Jul 31
Alexandra Caselle posted a blog post

The Curious Case of The Writer's Life: How Characters Teach Us How To Listen

The writer’s house sits at a crossroads. To her left is the sea of opportunity, new ideas and characters being channeled by her very own Long Island medium, her muse. To her right is the black pavement of ideas and characters stuck in concrete, latchkey kids left behind to swelter in the unbridled heat of stagnation. They melt…See More
Jul 31
Alexandra Caselle commented on the blog post '[REALITY CHECK] Rebounding from Rejections - by Alexandra Caselle'
"@Veronica--Wow, I feel inspired reading your comments.  I think writing becomes therapy to a lot of us some time or another in our lives.  I can relate to parents throwing away writings. I'm still shedding a tear over my teen soap…"
Jul 24
Alexandra Caselle commented on the blog post '[REALITY CHECK] Rebounding from Rejections - by Alexandra Caselle'
"@ Reese  Thanks for commenting. :) I think constructive is the main word here.  I'm all for making my work more insightful.  I'm glad to know that I am not the only one who has questioned her abilities.  You definitely…"
Jul 20
Alexandra Caselle commented on the blog post '[REALITY CHECK] Rebounding from Rejections - by Alexandra Caselle'
"@Carole  I've always taken writing courses during my college career, and I used to cringe at peer critiques.  I was more reluctant to share my writing in a group. I preferred one-on-one feedback. But I have found two local writing…"
Jul 17
Alexandra Caselle commented on the blog post '[REALITY CHECK] Rebounding from Rejections - by Alexandra Caselle'
"@Lori--Thanks!  Yes, resiliency and perseverance are the coat-of-arms for a writer.  @Suzy--You gave me a good laugh today with your comment.  It could be somewhat personal with some editors. I realized that I can't worry about…"
Jul 17
Alexandra Caselle commented on the blog post '[MAKING THE LEAP] Find A Place For Your Words'
"I will miss your posts, too.  I'm stomping my foot in resistance, (smile), but I understand that your writing is taking a new direction.  :)"
Jul 16
Alexandra Caselle liked Julie Luek's blog post [MAKING THE LEAP] Find A Place For Your Words
Jul 16
Alexandra Caselle commented on the blog post '[REALITY CHECK] Rebounding from Rejections - by Alexandra Caselle'
"Thanks, Diedre! :)  I'm glad you enjoyed the post.  Well, I've really learned the meaning of the statement, "publishing is a business."  It definitely has taught me to make sure my work is really ready before I…"
Jul 16

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At 3:10pm on May 17, 2014, Sue Rowland said…

Hello Alexandra, great to meet you.  I know you are a cool chick because you are a friend of Totsymae/Bea. Big fan here! Happy writing and all the best to you. :)  ((hugs))

At 6:59am on October 20, 2013, Ramola D said…

Hello Alexandra,

Thank you for the friend request and welcome! I look forward to getting to know your work. If you like reading author interviews, please check in at Delphi Quarterly for our latest issue!

Best,

Ramola

At 10:27am on August 4, 2013, Quanie Miller said…

Hi Alexandra, thanks for the friend request:)

At 8:07am on July 29, 2013, Tahanee Roberts said…

Thank you!

At 2:38pm on July 24, 2013, Tahanee Roberts said…

Thank you for the request and Happy Writing ;-)

At 5:51am on July 5, 2013, renee swindle said…

Thanks for the welcome, Alaxandra! I look forward to following you here and on Twitter.

Congrats on your books, etc.!  

At 5:18pm on March 3, 2013, Qiana Taylor said…
Thanks, everything is going well. My second book got published so I'm excited about that! But all is well
At 12:34pm on February 21, 2013, Christine Lincoln said…

Hey Alexandra! Thanks for the friend request. I hope we can get to know one another and make a connection. Your poetry is truly lovely--thanks for sharing it.

At 8:47pm on February 20, 2013, JMcManus said…

Thank you for reaching out.

Which book would you like to review? Talee and the Fallen Object is for ages 4-8 and Labyrinth's Door - Anyia "Dream of a Warrior" is for ages 9-12. They both have illustrations. Please visit my site WorldsToDiscover.com for previews. 

Warmly,

JMcManus

At 6:43am on February 20, 2013, Qiana Taylor said…

thank you! I was trying to figure out how to response back to u a while ago but I got it now lol. Hope all is well!

 
 
 

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