I Solomenly Swear…That I Won’t Ever Be One of Those People

I won’t name names, because that is rude and we are all supposed to lift each other up in this industry of writing, reading, and all around general day dreaming. BUT….there is one person (although there are quite a few that I have found) that I really just can’t stand anymore and I used to […]

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This Praetorian Rising Review had me like….

OH MY GOD!! THIS IS AMAZING!!!! First off my peeps, you can read ALL of my reviews on Goodreads and Amazon if you are interested. I will be periodically posting them here on my blog for you to read at your leisure, but this review deserves it’s own blog post. I am over the moon […]

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Praetorian Rising Character Insight vol 1: Camille Scipio

CAMILLE SCIPIO It’s cold. I feel the bitterness to the tips of my toes but the frigid ice settling into my skin started within. I lay here before my own eyes naked to the demons I tried to bury beneath layers of honor and duty. There’s poison on my lips, I’m afraid it will never […]

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What’s Next for the Praetorian Rising Series?

If you have purchased your copy of Praetorian Rising, or have been sent an authors copy because you are an ARC reader, then you might be wondering what is next? How long do you have to wait? And what is happening with the characters you have spent most of your free time obsessing over! Don’t […]

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My First Praetorian Rising Review from a Stranger!

The first few reviews I’ve gotten on my book are from readers I know, or people I know are reading my book. It’s a COMPLETELY different experience when you receive a review from a total stranger that I’ve never met and had no idea was reading #praetorianrising Imagine my surprise when I opened up Amazon […]

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Prime Real Estate on that Bookshelf

This book is very well balanced between action and romance, it’s not a book that reveals everything at once. It’s a book that keeps you guessing and wanting more!

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INSTA INTERVIEW WITH J.MCSPADDEN: Let’s Talk Praetorian Rising

Praetorian Rising Q & A WITH GUEST WRITER Drew Menard Ad Asta Per Aspera It is the rallying cry of the Rogue Rebellion in “Praetorian Rising,” the debut novel from Jessie McSpadden. Translated, the phrase means “To the Stars Through Difficulty.” In the kingdom of Aspera, ruled by the cruel High King LeMarc Lowenhaar, hope […]

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The Bechdel Test

Someone asked me the other day why I decided to write fantasy fiction with a woman at the helm. It wasn’t asked in a derogatory way, it was very pleasant and an honest question. A lot of fantasy books are sold these days, and more often then not those stories are lead by a man […]

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Women in Lit: Why Do You Assume I Write Romance?

It’s really strange, so much so that I felt my eyebrows pinching just between my nose line and started to get a headache. I told this very well known bookstagramer that I am an author, and his response, “Oh, romance writer are you?” Now, I feel like that could be taken several different ways especially […]

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PRAETORIAN RISING IS PUBLISHED!!!

My first book is now available on Amazon in paperback and ebook! I can’t believe this day finally came and I am having the best time seeing all of my followers posts on Instagram sending their love on my release day. I know a lot of people look at the release day as the beginning, […]

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