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-Teresa Vratil

KC Writes Interview-Teresa Vratil

Posted on Jul 31, 2016 in Interview, KC Writes | No Comments

I count myself extremely lucky to have Kansas City based author, Teresa Vratil, as one of my friends. She also happens to be a hell of good writer. In my personal writing career she has been the person who kept me from quitting when I was ready to give up and told me the truth […]

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 […]

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

Posted on Jul 5, 2016 in Essay, Food, IBE&TIHD | 4 Comments

IBE&TIHD, Springfield Edition By Jessica Conoley PIE = YUM; MEAT = DELICIOUS; ere go MEAT PIES = YUMMY DELICIOUSNESS. Deciding it was time to add another IBE&TIHD adventure to my list, my mom-parents and I set off in search of meat pie in the town of Springfield, MO. Everything I knew about meat pies prior […]

KC Writes Interview-Pam Eglinski

KC Writes Interview-Pam Eglinski

Posted on Jun 26, 2016 in Interview, KC Writes | No Comments

I had a great time interviewing Pamela Eglinski for my KC Writes interview series. Pam and I first met through Kansas City Writers Group, and we worked together on Volume 10 of Kansas City Voices. We had tons of fun talking about: The challenges of writing: novels, novellas, and anthologies. Pam talks about how each […]

KC Writes Interview-Dawn Downey

KC Writes Interview-Dawn Downey

Posted on Jun 13, 2016 in Interview, KC Writes | 2 Comments

I launched my KC Writes interview series this month, and Dawn Downey was brave enough to be my first interviewee. The series evolved from the Missouri Writers Guild conference and a conversation I had with another Kansas City based writer. She said she had a hard time meeting writers around town, which was crazy to […]

I released a book this week, and you can have it—for free on Tuesday 6/21!

I released a book this week, and you can have it—for free on Tuesday 6/21!

Posted on Jun 12, 2016 in Promotions | No Comments

“What?” you say.  “I can finally get The Color Eater?” No.  It’s a different one. “What?” you ask. “You wrote a whole other book?” Yup, and you’ve been reading parts of it for months. “I have?” you marvel. “I didn’t know that.” That’s okay, neither did I—but when it’s time to put out your first […]

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

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

Posted on Jun 4, 2016 in Essay, Food, IBE&TIHD | 6 Comments

We ate at a place called Chunkie Dunkers. I really don’t know what else there is to say. It was exactly what a place named Chunkie Dunkers should be, and now (months later) my body is still trying to expunge the grease that’s caked to my guts from that lunch. It started as a text […]