Have you ever received a friend request from a stranger and, as your finger hovered over the ignore button, wondered, "What if?" A year ago today, I posted a meme on Facebook that went semi-viral. It was meant as a response to the growing trend of posts saying, "I'm testing to see who my real…Read more What happens when you accept friend requests from strangers? My social media experiment.
I’m an ideas person. Ask basically anyone — they’ll vouch for me. I’m constantly coming up with ideas for stories to write, businesses to open, improvements to my community, solutions for social issues. The ideas aren’t always practical, but they are ideas none-the-less. I’m a huge proponent of brainstorming, and am constantly looking for feedback…Read more Hey, what’s the idea?
In this video, Jessica explains what it takes to be successful as a writer. Want to know how to push through waiting for your next acceptance or rejection letter? Jessica's got it covered! Want to know how to start building your audience while sending out queries and proposals? There's some tips for that too. Music…Read more Perseverance, Patience and Putting Yourself Out There
This video is a condensed version of the Editing Your Manuscript workshop Jessica taught to a small group of writers from her local writers guild in March 2017. The handout will help you follow along more easily and gives you much more information than Jessica was able to share in the 30 minutes this video shows.…Read more Editing Your Manuscript Workshop
In this video, Jessica shares 5 tips for "finding time" to write when you're a busy parent like her. Music by Bensound: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music