A Picture of Home, in Silence – Alexandra Seidel

The soles on Sam’s first pair of shoes are worn and cracked, and she is tired. She craves rest, because the way home is long. Light reflects off tall stained glass windows, and because there were none of those in the research colony, Sam is curious, stops, walks away from the road, and enters the building. Years and miles ago, when Sam first came to the research colony, she was useful, and being useful helped …

A question for Alexandra Seidel

Q: Do you ever feel bad for what you put your characters through?

A: Not really. Under my pseudonym, Alexa Piper, I created a character once that seemed like a boring, two-dimensional villain, so I gave them a backstory and someone who loved them. That character became harder to dispatch, but dispatch them I did.


Alexandra Seidel’s story “A Picture of Home, in Silence
in Metaphorosis Friday, 24 July 2020.
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About Alexandra Seidel

Alexandra Seidel spent many a night stargazing when she was a child. These days, she writes stories and poems and drinks a lot of coffee (too much, some say). As Alexa Piper, she writes erotic romance that also leans toward the fantastical. You can follow her on Twitter @Alexa_Seidel or like her Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/AlexaSeidelWrites/), and find out what she’s up to at alexandraseidel.com.


Alexandra Seidel’s story “A Picture of Home, in Silence
in Metaphorosis Friday, 24 July 2020.
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