Welcome to the Enter the Apocalypse party-and you don’t even have to leave the house!

Welcome to the Enter the Apocalypse party-and you don’t even have to leave the house!

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 in Interview, Promotions | One Comment

A while ago I wrote a nice little story about the end of the world, and I thought where on earth am I going to sell this?  A few weeks later I get an email about an anthology called “Enter the Apocalypse.” I sent in “Alone” and was very pleased to get an acceptance a […]

KC Writes Interview-Janet Sunderland

KC Writes Interview-Janet Sunderland

Posted on Mar 6, 2017 in Interview, KC Writes | No Comments

It’s not everyday we get to interview our heroes, but for this week’s KC Writes interview I was lucky enough to interview one of mine—Janet Sunderland. This multi-faceted woman came into my life seven years ago and has been a wealth of knowledge, inspiration, and fun from the first day we met.   If you’re ever […]

1/20/2017

1/20/2017

Posted on Jan 20, 2017 in Essay, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Today the world does not stop; today the world changes. I know I am changed from the person I was two months ago, and I cannot be the only one. The events of this election moved me from complacency to action, and that is something I did not and could not foresee. The action is […]

Jessica Conoley’s reading at the Uptown Arts Bar tonight!

Jessica Conoley’s reading at the Uptown Arts Bar tonight!

Posted on Jan 13, 2017 in KC Writes, Promotions | No Comments

I’ll see you tonight from  7:00 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the WTF stories for your earballs show! We’re at the Uptown Arts Bar. (3611 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64111) for a night of unexpected adventure, laughter, and fun as we read our latest work. Be hypnotized by Dawn Downey’s creative essays, mystified by Annie Raab’s […]

Meet WTF on Friday, January 13th @ The Uptown Arts Bar

Meet WTF on Friday, January 13th @ The Uptown Arts Bar

Posted on Jan 3, 2017 in KC Writes, Promotions | No Comments

I’m sure by now you know you’re invited to the WTF stories for your earballs reading on Friday the 13th from 7 p.m.–9 p.m. at the Uptown Arts Bar. (3611 Broadway, Kansas City, MO)  I hope you can make it because I would like to see your face in real life. I realized some of […]

KC Creates Interview-Caleb Harman

KC Creates Interview-Caleb Harman

Posted on Dec 27, 2016 in Interview, KC Creates, KC Writes | No Comments

Caleb Harman is a hell of an artist and the penultimate creator—which is why I decided to make him the first non-writer interview in my podcast series. I know absolutely nothing about art, and was a little worried my lack of knowledge would lead to a crap interview, but it turns out creativity doesn’t care […]

January 13, 2017- Meet me at the Uptown Arts Bar

January 13, 2017- Meet me at the Uptown Arts Bar

Posted on Dec 13, 2016 in KC Writes, Promotions | No Comments

One month from today I’ll be reading in the  WTF stories for your earballs show at the Uptown Arts Bar!  The WTF writers group hits the stage once again for a night of unexpected adventure, laughter, and fun as we read our latest work. Be hypnotized by Dawn Downey’s creative essays, mystified by Annie Raab’s magical […]

KC Writes Interview-Jason Preu

KC Writes Interview-Jason Preu

Posted on Dec 2, 2016 in Interview, KC Writes | One Comment

If you ever have the chance to see Jason Preu read live GO. You won’t regret it. The way you look at writers and readings will be forever changed. His mad skills with words and captivating stage presence are just a few of the reasons why I wanted to sit down with Jason for the […]

Glamour magazine’s response to appropriating reader content inquiry.

Posted on Nov 4, 2016 in Essay | No Comments

From: Glamour Letters <letters@glamour.com> To: “jessica@jessicaconoley.com” <jessica@jessicaconoley.com> Sent: Thursday, November 3, 2016 12:48 PM Subject: Re: You Said It Hi Jessica, Thank you for contacting Glamour to share your thoughts on our essay contest. We value your feedback, and I have passed your email along to the top editors, including Editor-in-Chief Cindi Leive. We thank you […]

Does Glamour appropriate content under the guise of contests?

Posted on Nov 1, 2016 in Essay | 2 Comments

Dear Glamour, I love that you are so excited to hear about your readers “Amazing Real-Life Stories!” It’s so generous of you to offer one person $5,000, a chance for publication, and the possibility of meeting with a literary agent. This really is an opportunity that could make one person’s dreams come true! I went […]