Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali


Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali lives and works in Houston as an oncology nurse. She is married and the mother to three brilliant artistic children who far outstrip her in intelligence.
She writes because she loves to and also because she has a story (or two, or three...) to tell.

Smashwords Interview

What is your writing process?
I don't have much of a writing process, which is probably why it takes me so long to finish projects. I follow my muse and I work with the time that I have available, which is scant.
I'm not a natural outliner, mostly because I'm so hungry to get into writing the story that has struck my interest. Despite that, I am slowly beginning to appreciate the benefits of outlining and I'm starting to do it more and more.
How do you approach cover design?
An Unproductive Woman was originally published through a vanity press. At that time, I designed the cover in conjunction with a design team. I knew what I wanted and I provided the pictures and guidelines and they gave me what I envisioned.
When I decided to redo the cover, I was going to do it myself, but soon realized I wasn't the best person to do it. I sought help in fellow independent author Starla Huchton, who beside writing also does voice acting and cover design. I supplied the picture and a general idea of what I was looking for and she brought that to life.
I recently purchased a couple of new pictures that I intend to use on the cover of my next book. Provided Starla will have me, I'll use her services again.
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An Unproductive Woman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,690. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After ten years of marriage, Asabe and Adam remain childless. Fueled by desperation and a long held secret, Adam marries a second wife. This decision acts as the catalyst to change no one could have predicted. Read An Unproductive Woman to learn what secrets Adam has withheld that would explain his unreasonable longing and pursuit of a son at all costs.

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Smashwords book reviews by Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali

  • The Assassin's Curse on Feb. 07, 2012

    What can I say? This didn't fail to impress me. This little story was more of the same goodness I've come to expect, respect, and love from Lindsay Buroker. Sircarius was in top form...Sheesh. I love these characters!