Lots of action this moth it seems. It seems like perserverance does pay off. We all hear it all the time, but come on through. This July I had Book three in my Beneath 5th series come out... and a story calle Rose of the Deadlands on Kindle Vella (Amazon's new serial platform) And both … Continue reading Quanity and Quality: Moving on Up!
A number of years ago I asked myself a question when watching an alien invasion movie. What if humanity lost the war? And after all when faced with a race capable of reaching our planet with war weapons... it would be silly to think we would win. From that question and one more (namely: what … Continue reading What if the Aliens won?
Over and over this year I've heard "... but then we couldn't because of covid." or/and "of course that went wrong because it's 2020" But 2020 is nearly over. I could post a monologue about all that has gone wrong in my life. But the truth is, I'd rather look hopefully forward to changes. Someday … Continue reading Because… It’s 2020
Who says you can't do fan art for your own stories? As the date for Spider's Gambit's release comes closer (August 19th... I swear I'm over here biting my nails!) I thought it would be fun for me to review some of the covers I tried to make myself... no not as in using a … Continue reading The Author’s Fan Art
I recieved a peice of exciting news today. For the first time I got to see the prettiest of numbers attached to a book I'm involved with. You know what number I mean #1!!! Monsters, Movies and Mayhem was #1 in new release horror anthologies. https://books2read.com/u/mYpvwd I feel like with all the bad news going … Continue reading #1… It’s Such a Pretty Number
After an insane year, I am finally back on track to publish Spider's Gambit, book 2 in the Drambish Contaminate Trilogy. This has been a long time coming but I promise it will be worth the wait! Between family illness, Covid 19... and having my kiddo at home full time because of Covid 19, I … Continue reading Spider’s Gambit Available August 19th
E-book Paperback I'm both excited and a bit scared. My first novel is now up on Amazon. While I've had shorts published before, this is a whole new world for me. A fun world, but definately all new! So far I'm really happy with the reviews and excited to see more go up in the … Continue reading Spider’s Kiss is Live!
Exciting news! My book Spider's Kiss, the first book in the Drambish Contaminate series will be available for purchase on Amazon as of December 13th 2019 in both e-book and print format. This book has been years in the making and I'm so happy that it is finally on it's way to the world: Silvia … Continue reading Spider’s Kiss Available December 13th
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
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