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.

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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Rivers and Roads

or:Why I Don’t Want to Self-Publish So, my dad was a writer. He always called himself a writer, and whenever he did, people would ask him what he wrote, and he would say: “I write words.” He would laugh, and … Continue reading

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New Year, New Story, New Plan

So I took a break, after finishing the final draft of Moonlight and Moss (working title – but probably actual title, too!) to clear my mind before diving into Query Hell once again. During the month of November, I participated … Continue reading

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