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Jim Alexander

Jim Alexander has contributed a humor column, entitled "notes from downtown," to the Montecito Journal since 1996. His nonfiction has also been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Santa Barbara News-Press, Santa Barbara Families magazine and the anthology, Democrat's Soul.

His short story "Baby Grand" was recently published in Carpinteria Magazine. "Rancho Zorra Dusk," a short story from a collection of connected short stories titled Paint Chip Tales was performed in 2008 at Speaking of Stories in the illustrious Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara, California.

Articles by Jim Alexander

I'm A Writer December 15, 2008 (By Jim Alexander) One of the first things my instructor, Cork Millner, told us in class was: "From now on, when someone asks you what you do, tell them you're a writer." Three days after gaining this knowledge I was walking in Paseo Nuevo Mall when I ran into a couple of carpenter friends that I hadn't seen in a while. (complete article...)