Jill S. Alexander





Jill S. Alexander


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An interest in novels came late for me in my rural East Texas hometown. With no public library and few books, save one full set of encyclopedias, I learned poetry from church hymnals and storytelling from eccentric relatives. Captivated by country music's story-songs coming across my grandfather's AM radio after the morning farm report, I began writing out the lyrics and creating my own as early as second grade. At age 12, I went to work bussing tables at the local truck stop on weekends and the all-you-can-eat catfish joint at night. With the restaurants located by the interstate, I met colorful folks from all walks of life traveling to places I had only read about in encyclopedias.

Having developed a love for reading fiction in high school
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“In his arms, I slowly unfolded like a love note read in secret.”
Jill S. Alexander, Paradise

“The most beautiful part of the day isn´t always the brightest.”
Jill S. Alexander, Paradise

“Do the thing you love to do. Hank Williams died at the ripe old age of twentynine. Stevie Ray Vaughan at thirty-five. Jesus at thirtythree. Don’t think you’re special and the Lord’s gonna bless you with time.”
Jill S. Alexander, Paradise

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