Welcome, Alexandra Caselle!

Profile Information

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

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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Make Time for the Pause or You Will Miss Its Intended Meaning

Posted on July 4, 2013 at 2:54pm 2 Comments

The road once travelled,

feet planted firm on solid

ground, interrupted

 

by roots thirsty for

the strength that you possess. They

demand your attention.…

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Latest Activity

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…"
13 hours ago
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…"
Sunday
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
Alexandra Caselle commented on the blog post '[REALITY CHECK] Rebounding from Rejections - by Alexandra Caselle'
"Thanks, Sydney!  :)  Well, hopefully, my post will encourage writers, especially those who are just starting their writing career like I was last year.  I had just made the leap into writing full-time as a career, so the rejection…"
Jul 16
Alexandra Caselle commented on the blog post '[REALITY CHECK] Rebounding from Rejections - by Alexandra Caselle'
"Thanks, Julie. :)  It definitely has given me fuel to continue writing.  I'm beginning to see the relationship between publisher/editor and writer as any other relationship--some people bond; some people do not.  But rejection is…"
Jul 16
Alexandra Caselle commented on the blog post '[REALITY CHECK] Rebounding from Rejections - by Alexandra Caselle'
"Thank you, Zetta, for allowing me to write a guest blog!"
Jul 16
Alexandra Caselle left a comment for Sue Rowland
"Thanks, Sue!  Nice meeting you on here.  Hugs back to you and happy writing! Alexandra :)"
Jul 9
Alexandra Caselle commented on the blog post '[MAKING THE LEAP] Make Peace With The Platform'
"Thanks, Julie. No, it is not the settings.  It is some ratio of how many followers you have to have to the number of people you follow.  So if I get more followers, I can follow more people."
Mar 20
Alexandra Caselle commented on the blog post '[MAKING THE LEAP] Make Peace With The Platform'
"You give great tips as always, Julie.  I do not know if I have built a platform or not yet.  I only post what is authentic to me and I like talking to different people.  I try to follow everyone back on Twitter, but it seems to have a…"
Mar 20
Alexandra Caselle liked Julie Luek's blog post [MAKING THE LEAP] Make Peace With The Platform
Mar 20
Alexandra Caselle commented on the blog post '[REALITY CHECK] - What They Don't Tell You: Writing the Story is Only the Beginning'
"Thank you for sharing your experience with us.  I am still in the writing/planning phases, but I do see how writers have to wear many hats when they finally publish.  I guess it is like birth-- we give birth to our novels/books.  When…"
Feb 6
Alexandra Caselle liked Zetta Brown's blog post [REALITY CHECK] - What They Don't Tell You: Writing the Story is Only the Beginning
Feb 6

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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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