KC Creates Interview-Caleb Harman

KC Creates Interview-Caleb Harman

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

watch 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 […]

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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 […]

Mary Poppins and my right to VOTE

Mary Poppins and my right to VOTE

Posted on Oct 22, 2016 in Essay | 2 Comments

I’ve decided to take November off from blogging, social media, and newsletters.  I’ll be challenging myself and participating in National Novel Writing Month.  The general idea is 50,000 new words on a novel by the end of the month.  I am an uber slow writer, so this seems insanely difficult and unattainable to me—but I […]

Book Review-Arts & Numbers by Elaine Grogan Luttrull

Posted on Oct 15, 2016 in Review | No Comments

I did a bit of extra writing for the Whispering Prairie Press newsletter this month. I’d read Luttrull’s book and found it extremely helpful, so WPP decided to include my review in this month’s newsletter. You sold your first piece of work! Hooray! Congratulations! Celebrate that check, because it is a major moment of creative […]

KC Writes Interview-Angela Cervantes

KC Writes Interview-Angela Cervantes

Posted on Oct 1, 2016 in Interview, KC Writes | No Comments

For this month’s KC Writes interview, I put on my Managing Editor hat and put away my podcast recorder to speak with Angela Cervantes.  Angela is a middle grade writer based in Kansas City; we met at the Missouri Writers Guild Convention in March of this year.  I sat in the audience during her presentation, […]

KC Writes Interview-Annie Raab

KC Writes Interview-Annie Raab

Posted on Sep 16, 2016 in Interview, KC Writes | No Comments

This week I sat down with Annie Raab as part of the KC Writes Interview series. I know Annie from her fiction writing, but Raab is best known in Kansas City as an art critic at The Pitch and as the Senior Prose Editor for Kansas City Voices magazine. We had a great chat in […]

I’ve Been Everywhere & Then I Had Dinner, Pasadena

I’ve Been Everywhere & Then I Had Dinner, Pasadena

Posted on Sep 6, 2016 in Food, IBE&TIHD | No Comments

I went to L.A. for love. It’s where my dog-boyfriend, Wally, lives. This is Wally, as you can see he is very handsome. Wally is also famous and has his own instagram. (Ignore the pictures of him with other women. He is in love with me. Those other women are models who throw themselves at […]

KC Writes Interview-Dane Zeller

KC Writes Interview-Dane Zeller

Posted on Aug 10, 2016 in Interview, KC Writes | No Comments

This week I sat down with Dane Zeller-master of dialogue, short story writer, playwright, novelist, and unbeknownst to me prior to this interview, actor and producer. You can hear the full interview at http://jessica-conoley.podomatic.com/ where we talk about: Using dialogue as an outline for a short story. The difference of writing a short story with […]

KC Writes Interview-Shannon A. Thompson

KC Writes Interview-Shannon A. Thompson

Posted on Jul 9, 2016 in Interview, KC Writes | No Comments

Meet the (indirect) inspiration for the KC Writes interview series: Shannon A. Thompson! I had a great time interviewing Shannon—not only is she an extremely versatile writer, but she’s also the first fantasy author I’ve been lucky enough to interview. Check out the full podcast at http://jessica-conoley.podomatic.com/ for details on: The surreal nature of being the […]