Author Archives: Kim Beall

About Kim Beall

I started sneaking into the basement to read my parents' massive collection of science fiction, fantasy, and gothic romance when I was nine years old, and I spent my teenage years writing reams of Awesome Novels. This might have worked out better for me if I had not written them during math class.

Do Not Disturb

In an attempt to clarify what actually is and is not important enough to interrupt me with while I am writing, I drew up the following document. Continue reading

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A Cordial Invitation to Prove Me Wrong

So, is it that there literally aren’t any good books coming out these days, or is it just that I’ve grown old and am unable to adapt anymore to “all that stuff kids today seem to think is so keen – get off my lawn!!!” Continue reading

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Job Application for Female Lead Character

I am issuing a casting call for potential lead characters to headline the next series of Woodley, USA novels. Continue reading

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Fantasy & Science Fiction Review

A long time ago in a universe far, far away, I sent a copy of my debut novel to one of my favorite authors of all time. I sent it for no reason other than to thank him for inspiring … Continue reading

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This is Real, This is Now!

It’s Launch Day for MOONLIGHT AND MOSS! You know how it goes: It feels like I’ve been waiting for this day forever, but on the other hand, it all went so fast, once I finally decided on a release date. … Continue reading

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Moonlight and Moss Launch Party!

It’s official! Moonlight and Moss will be released on May 31, 2019. The launch party will be on Saturday, June 1, at 3:PM at Page 158 Books in Wake Forest, NC. I can’t say enough good things about Page 158! … Continue reading

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Moonlight and Moss – Coming Very [Very!] Soon

It’s official! The release date for Moonlight and Moss is May 31, 2019. But you can pre-order it right now (see links below)! Now, I’ve never understood authors who make their pre-order price higher than the regular price. It’s like … Continue reading

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Thanks For the Rejections!

I’ll start, here, by thanking all the agents who have sent me rejections. I know agents have somewhere on the order of bazillions of queries to get through daily. They barely even have time to paste in boilerplate rejection verbiage … Continue reading

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Cat Readers vs Dog Readers

Some readers are dogs, and others are cats. Continue reading

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To Self or Not To Self

As promised, here is my little tale of “Why I Might Have to Self Publish Whether I Like It or Not.” As most of you know, I am currently actively seeking representation for “Moonlight and Moss,” which is not technically … Continue reading

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