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Retired 60-something NC transwoman and longtime progressive activist. I have published 3 novels: "Discarded Faces" (YA dystopia), "Mistress of the Topaz" and "Mistress of Land and Sea" (2 YA fantasies). For more info, see

Real Name: Betty Cross

Gender: F

Location: Raleigh, NC, USA

Occupation: novelist

Groups: Readers and Book Lovers, Right to Keep and Bear Arms, TransAction, Elders of Zion, North Carolina BLUE, Triangle Kosmopolitans

Home Page:

Diaries published: 18 (281 days since last diary on Sat Aug 16, 2014 at 02:41 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 19640 (1 day since last comment on Fri May 22, 2015 at 06:50 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 166

Total Comment Ratings: 50461

Most Recommended Diary: NC Hybrid and Electric Drivers may be forced to pay discriminatory auto tax, 61 comments, 30 recommends

People Following Kimball Cross: 24

Kimball Cross's Most Recent Diaries:

I am pleased to announce the publication of my third novel, Mistress of Land and Sea . It's available as an Ebook and as a paperback from Double Dragon Ebooks. To order your copy, go to this link. ...
by Kimball Cross
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Aug 16, 2014 at 02:41 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
As a North Carolina citizen and a proud driver of a 2010 Prius, I now find myself in the cross-hairs of our state's new Republican General Assembly. The gory details are in this link. For more, ...
by Kimball Cross
Comment Count 61 comments on Wed May 29, 2013 at 05:51 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
Some of you remember I wrote a science-fiction novel a while back called Discarded Faces . It was a dystopian novel about a futuristic fascist police state that was racist, misogynistic, and ...
by Kimball Cross
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Nov 26, 2011 at 05:23 PM PST with 9 Recommends
I'm sick of hearing about this "Ground Zero Mosque" which (a) isn't at Ground Zero; and (b) is a community center for the most part, although a small mosque on the top floor and a memorial to the ...
by Kimball Cross
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Aug 20, 2010 at 09:16 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
There has been much fretting about whether Al-Qaida's 9-11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Muhammed should be tried by an ordinary US Federal Court. The title of this diary shows how I would pose the ...
by Kimball Cross
Comment Count 111 comments on Wed Nov 18, 2009 at 04:52 PM PST with 5 Recommends
The weekend began happily for me. I knocked off work an hour early since I’d earned an hour of comp time on Wednesday. I felt like dining out, which I don’t do much anymore, so I drove ...
by Kimball Cross
Comment Count 48 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2009 at 04:25 PM PDT with 10 Recommends

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