Kristin Alexandre was raised in Dayton, Ohio where she worked as a feature columnist for The Dayton Journal Herald and the Kettering Oakwood Times. She has written two previous books: Nuncio and the Gypsy Girl in the Gilded Age, a graphic novel that was featured at the 2011 NY City Comic Con; and Find a Great Guy: Now and Forever.
Alexandre was a co-founder of Earth Day 1970 and worked on staff with House Beautiful Magazine and as a contributor to Town & Country Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor and The Daily News. Her celebrity luncheon series for the Chairman of Ammirati & Puris Advertising at The New York Yacht Club was acclaimed, and she has also worked as a co-host and producer of Enough Is Enough a syndicated talk show for WLIW-TV, a PBS affiliate in NYC. Alexandre has worked as a publicist for The Economic Development Association of Puerto Rico and Champion International U.S. Plywood. She is a NJ Board Member of The Humane Society of America and resides in Delray Beach, Fl. and Nantucket , Ma. with her husband DeWitt.
Her latest book is the new adult fiction, Gem City Gypsy.
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“Gem City Gypsy”is my first novel although my second “Altar Rock” is coming out soon. I have also published two self help books and one graphic novel based on the “Gem City” story line.
Q: When you were published for the first time, which route did you go – mainstream, small press, vanity published or self-published and why or how did you choose this route?
I self published the self help books because it was fast and easy.
Q: How long did it take you to get published once you signed the contract?
Q: How did it make you feel to become published for the first time and how did you celebrate?
It was fun although I had to do all the promotion myself.
Q: What was the first thing you did as for as promotion when you were published for the first time?
I joined Instagram and learned about social media.
Q: Since you’ve been published, how have you grown as a writer and now a published author?
Yes I have.
Q: What has surprised or amazed you about the publishing industry as a whole?
That SO many books and novels are coming out every day.
Q: What is the most rewarding thing about being a published author?
Adapting the story to film.
Q: Any final words for writers who dream of being published one day?
Keep at it and learn social media.