Felix Alexander (1976-Present) is a Mexican-born, American-raised novelist and poet of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent.

Acclaimed by readers for his poetic prose, his indie releases include:
*Dear Love: Diary of a Man’s Desire, a collection of love letters and poems;
*The Romantic: A Love Story;
*Shadows of Time: The Amulet of Alamin, an epic historical fantasy;
*The Secret of Heaven, a mystery novel;
*The Last Valentine, A Labyrinth of Love Letters novel;
*Her Punishment, an erotic novelette
*Her Awakening, an erotic romance novel
*A Uniquely Portable Magic, An Order of the Scribes adventure.

Being third-generation military, after a grandfather and uncle who served in the Korean War and Vietnam War, respectively, Alexander is proud of his service in the U.S. Army and grateful for his experience.

After his honorable discharge from the U.S. Army, his third year served in South Korea, he embarked on the long and arduous journey of a writer. Having made a name for himself during his tenure serving his country, he vowed to himself and his fellow soldiers that he would answer his true calling.

He lives in South Elgin, IL—to be close to his children—a son and daughter. He volunteers to promote literacy among youth with Villament Charities and the VM Mag (vmmag.org). In the evenings he journeys through the portals of his extensive, personal library. When he returns, he immerses himself in his writing, and pursues the scent of his muse.

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  1. Dear Felix Alexander:

    I’m sorry that Kindle Scout didn’t select Jaiden and Anjali Medina and the Mythical Kings (Order of the Scribes Book 1). I tweeted [Andrea Beatrice Reed on Twitter] and voted for it. I enjoyed the idea of friends being in books, and Dear Felix Alexander:

    I’m sorry that Kindle Scout didn’t select JAIDEN AND ANJALI MEDINA AND THE MYTHICAL KINGS (Order of the Scribes Book 1). I tweeted [Andrea Beatrice Reed on Twitter] and voted for it. I enjoyed the idea of friends being in books, and having a brother and sister as joint protagonists, one who believes in the reality of the situation, and one whose scepticism endangers them. I enjoyed the magical world(s), and wanted to learn more about how the magic works. I think the title should be shortened, though.

    Andrea Beatrice Reed on Twitter
    “@ForeverPoetic ✅Vote by 11:59 pm EDST for JAIDEN AND ANJALI MEDINA AND THE MYTHICAL KINGS (Order of the Scribes…

    I also tweeted [Andrea Beatrice Reed on Twitter] and voted for THE SECRET OF HEAVEN. There are several intriguing mysteries—where is the Lost Bible, what does it say that’s so controversial, what exactly happened at the death scene, why would Lazaro’s son would threaten him, and why Detective Marquez is playing double agent. It needed light proofreading, since tenses are slightly off in places.

    Andrea Beatrice Reed on Twitter
    “✅ote now⇒THE SECRET OF HEAVEN,by Felix Alexander/@ForeverPoetic,#onKindleScout—https://t.co/yipDAcJWJd�#myster…

    I also tweeted [Andrea Beatrice Reed on Twitter] and voted for SHADOWS OF TIME: The Amulet of Alamin. The writing is excellent. The characters are believable, and the plot is gripping. If there were a category specifically for Egyptian mythology, it would fit it. It would also fit Teen & Young Adult, as Alamin is a 15 year old, coming of age. If it had been given those additional categories, it would have attracted more votes.

    Andrea Beatrice Reed on Twitter
    “✅ote TODAY⇒SHADOWS OF TIME:Amulet of Alamin,by Felix Alexander/@ForeverPoetic—https://t.co/z3QavqsJXN—#onKindle…

    Will you be publishing JAIDEN AND ANJALI MEDINA AND THE MYTHICAL KINGS independently? You can make the Kindle Scout system work for you even though they’re closing up shop. Just arrange a free period (say, five days), then, once it’s live (Check first that it is, since there are sometimes glitches.), tell KS that it’s available. KS will inform the voters (although some authors have reported delays of up to several days), who will hopefully click on the link, see it’s free, and grab it.

    Not only is this a nice way to thank the voters for doing what they could to get JAIDEN AND ANJALI MEDINA AND THE MYTHICAL KINGS chosen (After all, it isn’t their fault that KS has expired.), but it also gets “Verified Purchase” ARCs into the hands of those most likely to rate JAIDEN AND ANJALI MEDINA AND THE MYTHICAL KINGS highly. If you give me a heads-up, I’ll be happy to tweet about the free period to my Twitter-followers, in case they overlook the Kindle Scout email.
    What are you working on next? Order of the Scribes Book 2?

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    1. Hello Andrea!

      Yes, I remember seeing your Tweets and feeling grateful for your support!!!

      I’ve mulled over the title too, actually hahaha

      I deliberated over including the surname (MEDINA) or excluding it, since the series is mainly: JAIDEN AND ANJALI MEDINA

      the “and the…” will be followed by LOST LIBRARIES for book 2, currently only partially outlined, but my son (Jayden) keeps asking me when I’ll write it!

      Akin to PERCY JACKSON and the… or, HARRY POTTER and the… etc.

      Your suggestion for releasing it independently and using KS to help me get the word out is phenomenal!

      When I first wrote it, my hope had been to inspire a love of reading in my children: Simrin Anjali and Jayden Leonardo. She turned 13 today, he is 10.

      I’d read them a chapter for bedtime every weekend they came over for visitation, and vowed to have it published for them. It’ll mean the world to make that happen, given that they were the inspiration for the main characters.

      I’d like to make it a 4 or 5 book series as an The Order of the Scribes adventure…hence the deliberation over the use of MEDINA.

      Although we (in the West) see the name prominently in the Latino community, the etymology of the name is of Arabic origin. Though I’m half-Mexican and half-Puerto Rican, our lineage is traced through northern Spain. Their mother is Indian (from India), so it’ll be great to incorporate those details into the storyline.

      The reason I used Medina is because of the “origin” backstory that will reveal itself throughout the series of the Order of the Scribes coming from Mesopotamia.

      I believe it’ll make for a nice lesson about the origins of writing/the written word hahaha

      SHADOWS OF TIME is another series that begins in the Land Between the Two Rivers. Along with Alamin being 15 yoa, the other 2 main characters: Sargon and Saphia are also his age. The three of them will be the focal point of the first 4 books in that series.

      I’ve already outlined book 2 THE TABLET OF DESTINIES, and wrote the first 2 chapters.

      THE AMULET OF ALAMIN is about to be released in audiobook soon. Final approval is being conducted by ACX for Audible.

      With regard to THE SECRET OF HEAVEN, I should have had it edited by a professional, but I didn’t have the funds at the time to do so, and my inexperience at the time led me to preemptively rush to release it.

      Oddly enough, it has become my most popular work. Though sales were slow through the first year and a half, it took off (in a sense) in late December of 2017 and has sold over 1,200 ebook copies from Dec-May 2018…another 11 sold as of today!

      I’ve conducted most of my necessary research for the sequel, THE SECRET OF SCRIPTURE, and have also outlined the story.

      Life changes recently forced me to shelve the project these past few weeks, but now that I’m settled in at my new place, and my new job, I’m eager to get to writing it!

      At present, I’m sending out queries to agents for my romantic mystery THE LAST LOVE LETTER. It is a sequel to the first installment in my Labyrinth of Love Letters series, THE LAST VALENTINE.

      I completed that novel in January when my life hit rock bottom, and hired an editor for it. It cost a pretty penny, but I felt it was an investment I needed to make. The revisions are complete and my fingers are crossed!

      I keep playing the lotto for a break, because I have a few other projects in the pipeline, but my fiscal obligations must take priority.

      Our modern era is not like the Renaissance when the wealthy commissioned artists to create art! Hahaha

      Oh, but to pray for something like when King Francis 1 of France invited DaVinci to live in a chateau with all expenses paid, simply so he could enjoy the company of Leonardo, and allow the artist to focus on creating art.

      What dreams may come?

      In any case, I’ll definitely be in touch about the release of JAIDEN AND ANJALI. Any title suggestions?

      That reminds me, I’ll have to adjust the lettering on the cover design when I change the title. An artist’s work is never done! hahaha

      Thank you again for your support and for reaching out. I genuinely appreciate it.

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        | | | Dear Felix Alexander: Smashwords’ 2017 survey of bestseller titles shows that the top 1,000 bestsellers have titles with characters between 24-31 characters long. The top 10,000 bestsellers go from 28-36 characters. Shorter sells better. You seem to have TWO series identifiers, “Jaiden and Anjali Medina and the” and “Order of the Scribes.” Both eat up characters. Why not ditch proper names that don’t reflect the uniqueness of the plot, and seek out an EVOCATIVE title that gives a taste of (addresses the core of) what the book is about, REFLECTING THE THEME, and perhaps containing an allusion to a famous quotation?

        Two things that struck me about the book were that friends live in books, and that Jaiden’s praiseworthy scepticism endangers the fantasy reality (and all realities). Seek a title (and series title) that talks about THAT—something MEMORABLE. Proper names don’t tell the reader much about what’s inside. The name “Percy Jackson” doesn’t tell much, even if it is a successful series. Percy Dovetonsils is a different matter, because it’s a Dickensian name. I think you’re allowing sentiment about the names of your own children to get in the way of clear assessment. It’s never too late to have THE SECRET OF HEAVEN properly edited. That’s the advantage of ebooks, and print-on-demand.

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      2. You make a great point about the title and clouded judgment over the choice.

        I’m really going to have to put some thought into a new title that will reflect the theme AND appeal to young and older readers alike.

        I’ll certainly keep the editing of THE SECRET OF HEAVEN in mind. I moved into a new place 3 weeks ago, and just started a new job. It doesn’t pay much, but I merely accepted to get my foot in the door for a better paying position in the company. Once my financial situation is in order, I’ll be able to look at my options.

        Btw, I just received the email from KS this morning!

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      3. Did KS offer you any personalized suggestions about JAIDEN AND ANJALI MEDINA AND THE MYTHICAL KINGS? As a freelance copyeditor/proofreader, I have a strong professional curiosity about such, if you would be kind enough to share it with me. YOu have my email.

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