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I paid $600 to a research institute and drove to Texas…The tester people came back and said, “You would be good at disaster management and writing.”

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I would love to speak at your School, Library, or Writing Organization! I began professionally public speaking in 2011 and quickly found my voice behind the podium. I’m happy to talk about writing or editorial work and have spoken at events from conferences to festivals and everything in between. You can see me in action […]

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From My Blog

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A Jessica real-talk type interview on the Lit KC podcast with Jason Preu

A Jessica real-talk type interview on the Lit KC podcast with Jason Preu

Posted on Aug 9, 2018 in Interview, Promotions | No Comments

Not going to lie, Jason Preu is one of my all time favorite writers. The fact he happens to live in my same town, and I’m lucky enough to call him a friend is mind blowing. He’s the only poet on earth that I religiously read. He also happens to be the host of the […]

Life on Deadline

Life on Deadline

Posted on Jul 2, 2018 in Essay | No Comments

For me, the key to quality work on deadline is remove all decisions except the one’s that pertain to my scenes and characters. No real life decisions. No phone calls. No appointments outside the house. All of these things improve the likelihood of a successful day. My ground rules: 1) Recognize and appreciate the time […]

LitUP

LitUP

Posted on Jun 4, 2018 in Essay, KC Creates, KC Writes | No Comments

It’s a Saturday afternoon and I’m volunteering at a teen literary conference. I’m sitting at the book sales table talking to my new BFF, who’s name I can’t remember. The night before, she had asked about my shoes, “Were they comfortable when you got them?” In the midst of the very classy mixer, surrounded by […]

What am I working on right now?

Jessica Conoley – The Color Eater excerpt from J BOND CINEMA on Vimeo.

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