To Read or Not to Read the Reviews…

I have battled with my own internal voice on if I should read or should not read the reviews people post about Praetorian Rising. I feel two sides of this coin… I want to read to understand the readers point of view. I like to hear the good of what people liked, just as much […]

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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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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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Praetorian Rising: Book Cover REVEAL

Hello my lovely Peeps! I finally have a completed book cover and I’m so excited to share this with all of you. I’ve posted it on my instagram and twitter, but wanted to give you a more indepth description of why I chose this direction of artwork and what it means. Without further ado, here […]

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Sneak Peek: Praetorian Rising Chapter 2

Chapter Two Hide and seek Eleven moons later… The sun hung low in the distant clouds, and the branches above Camille’s head were heavy with the multicolored leaves of early Fall. Camille was easily concealed behind an ancient trunk covered in sickly gray moss, yet her heart pounded all the same, causing a small, piercing […]

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How to Self Publish Your Novel as a Hard Copy: KDP and Create Space

Ready to get your book published? Yeah?! Me too! Well I have thought for the last two years, “When I am ready to self-publish I will do Kindle publishing and also get my book purchase to print published through Create Space. Well, did you know that Amazon recently bought Create Space? No? Neither did I. […]

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Self Publishing…Here I Come!

Three months and counting! I can’t believe I have made it this far, though I never doubted myself in the determination to be here, I never thought I would take matters into my own hands either. About six months ago I officially became fed up with the traditional publishing path. I have sent over 150 […]

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