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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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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Get ready to hear more from J. McSpadden

Hello My Lovlies, I know, first things first…. it has been WAY too long since I have posted on here. I am a bad naughty little blogger. I will admit that I have been spending an absorbent amount of time on my writing and on Instagram. Shameless I know 😉 After my recent decision to […]

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Broken Pieces

It took a long time to see the damage you did, to pull back the bandages and see the bloodied mess beneath. It took focus, and determination to see past the facade. To see past the lies I was feeding to myself. It took a stumbling walk, turned into a desperate crawl to inch my […]

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Literary Nuggets of Gold

I can’t consider myself an amazing writer. I just love to write, so I do. Sometimes I write a line that I think…ohhh that is so good. How did I come up with such a great line?! It sometimes just pops into my head the same way a poem does. I have a thought and […]

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