Viva La France! Lex Chase Translations!

Hello, Internet! Well, do I have news! In yet another hum-drum night in my writing cave, I got the notice that the entirety of Checkmate as well as the Screw-up Princess and Skillful Huntsman Trilogy are being translated into French with Reines-Beaux Press! That includes: Cashing the Reality Check Conventional Love Miracle in Axis City…

Featured Tea of the Day on Adagio Teas!

Hey Internet! Like tea? Like Fairy Tales of the Open Road? Adagio Teas has the Fairy Tales of the Open Road fandom tea at 20% off today! Created by the lovely DC, she lovingly evokes the charm and comfort of the Screw-Up Princess and Skillful Huntsman through her wonderful flavor combinations. A portion of all sales…

Two New Fairy Tales of the Open Road Teas!

Hello, Internet! I am soooo hyyyype! The amazingly talented D.C. has completed the Fairy Tales of the Open Road fandom tea set with the final two teas at Adagio Teas! You can now get Ringo, Taylor’s trusted Fairy Godfather, voice of irresponsibility, and worst enabler ever. And Honeysuckle, Atticus’s beloved Fairy Godmother, voice of guidance, and…

Two New Fairy Tales of the Open Road Teas!

Hello, Internet! I am pleased to announce Tumblr user A Quick Drink has released two new Fairy Tales of the Open Road teas from Adagio Teas! Back in October, A Quick Drink created the Taylor and Corentin teas just out of love for the series. Completely unprompted, and nervous as all get out if I’d like them. I…

Happy New Year 2016!

Happy New Year, Internet! What a year it’s been. Hella stressful, but mostly good! Here’s a look back on the greatest hits and what you can expect for the coming year. Looking Back In December 2014, I signed on with DSP Publications. It was exciting, yet terrifying all at once. All of my books got postponed…

Fan Squee! Fairy Tales of the Open Road Tea!

So there I am, just chilling this morning checking my email and I discover Tumblr user a-quick-drink made fandom tea blends at Adagio Teas for Fairy Tales of the Open Road! I gasped so loud my Mom thought I stabbed myself on something. JUST. OH. MY. GOD. LOOK. Look at these labels! So lovely! There’s…

Outline The Shit Out Of This: Part III

My favorite line in “The Martian” trailer, uttered by Matt Damon, is “I’m going to have to science the shit out of this.” — Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) June 17, 2015 Hello and welcome back to my Do The Shit Out Of This Series. You know, I’m going to be majorly bummed when The Martian…

What’s Up With This Week!

You say to me, “Lex! Where the frig is the Flash Fiction Friday piece this week?” And I say, “This week’s guests found themselves indisposed. But tune in for next week!” But! There’s been some awesome going down in Land of the Lex. First, the third Thursday of every month I have a regular column…

Tell Them What They’ve Won!

Winner, winner, chicken dinner! I have come to a really bizarre moment in my life that I thought would never happen. I have a new car. What happened? How did this happen? I’m equal parts excited and awkwardly mournful. My previous car was a limited edition Saturn sedan from 1999. It’s still sitting in my…

The Princess Obsession

  Once Upon A Time… I could give a crap about princesses. And then I wrote a series about them. And then my life was a non-stop vomit of glitter. And it’s awesome. I’ve repeated the story a number of times about how Americana Fairy Tale and Fairy Tales of the Open Road came to be….

Disney Dreamer: Once Upon A Dole Whip…

Hello Internet! Thanks for joining us on this fine Wednesday. Charlie Cochet and Kim Fielding join me for our blog series Disney Dreamer, where we are recapping our recent Disney World vacation. First, it was strictly business, as we were in Orlando for the Dreamspinner Press Workshop. But Elizabeth North had the bright idea to hold…

Lex Joins DSP Publications! What!

Let’s Dance! Now that the dust has cleared, I’m pleased to announce I’ve been accepted into the Dreamspinner Press imprint DSP Publications! And I’ve been dancing about it for the last three days and annoying the crap out of my mother. What does this mean? Well, quite a few things! What is DSP Publications? DSP…