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
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
August is shaping up to be a busy month for me. On a personal level, I get to go back to school shopping for the first time, try to get the kiddo to his next day camp, and try to get him to see his grandmother before summer is over. But no one wants to … Continue reading NEWS! Giveaway, Anthology and Parties
As I approach another promotional event with the other wonderful writers on Wattpad, I realize I never shared on my blog that I was part of the Winter Block Party...let alone that I was intending to revisit the experience in summer. This is a lovely event where a ton of authors band together and support … Continue reading Wattpad Summer Blockparty III