Jessesprague presents: Dialogue, Tentacles and Tightropes

  Writing dialogue is an author’s equivalent of tightrope walking. It’s all about balance…and of course a little flare. I’ve heard tons of advice on how to craft the perfect dialogue—often contradictory. I’ve had missteps in my learning curve (falling from a tightrope isn’t pretty. Everyone needs practice. No one does it right the first … Continue reading Jessesprague presents: Dialogue, Tentacles and Tightropes

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This is What Mental Illness Looks Like

This is what mental illness looks like: I am not ashamed. I have Bipolar disorder (or depression depending on which of my many psychiatrists you ask.) My disorder is not a secret. I don’t hide it from friends and family, but neither do I broadcast it. That doesn’t mean I’m ashamed. Someone with a physical … Continue reading This is What Mental Illness Looks Like

Fun, Fun

My story Spider's Game is going to be featured on Wattpad in a few days. I've been working on updating the story and...the cover...yet another cover. Because apparently I'm a cover addict. Though I didn't make this one myself. New blurb for Spider's Game: Tired of dwelling in the bowels of the galaxy's most infamous … Continue reading Fun, Fun