The Word Magician, the Story Wizard

There are a few authors that I am just in awe of. I look up to these people as incredible idols because they not only suffer through the hardships of writing, they also understand the mixture of pain and pleasure of discovering the story in your mind. Diana Gabaldon, this woman is just an incredible […]

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I’m tracking down an Agent…

Sounds like I am in a crime movie doesn’t it? I am on the hunt! Collecting clues and doing endless amounts of research, I will find this elusive Agent dang-nabit! I will, I swear it. I went to lunch about a year ago with a friend of mine who’s published several books. I asked him […]

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The Muse to my Muse

 I get asked why I like to write, how do I go about the process of writing, how do you even begin to start writing a novel????!!!!???? Music is what helps me write. For me it’s not about going from beginning to end, it’s more about knowing certain scenes and moments and writing around that. […]

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Finding the Perfect Cover

I’ve heard so many times, “Jess, you are an artist. Create your own book cover.” I have to say, that’s extremely flattering, but there is NO way I want to be responsible for my own book cover. Ha! I know, that sounds funny but it’s true. I have poured through hundreds of book covers and […]

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