Lit Reactor: Read Across America to Celebrate Literacy and Dr. Seuss  (March 2nd, 2020 / Literary Birthdays)


Description: A day for reading is something you’ve been needing.

Read for FREE: https://litreactor.com/columns/read-across-america-to-celebrate-literacy-and-dr-seuss

Light of Consciousness: Meditations For Managing Mental Illness (March 1st, 2020 / Self-Help)


Description: A reprint of my article that was originally featured by Witchology magazine.

Walk Your Path: A Magical Awakening (Feb 4th, 2020 / Nonfiction Pagan/Spiritual Memoir/Instructional


Description: Jessica’s spiritual journey has led her down a long path of magic and self-awareness. Wiccans and Pagans have rapidly increased in numbers since she found her way and many new practitioners are as young and inexperienced as she once was. This book details her story along with some helpful tips, practices, and even spells to get anyone started or offer information to the curious.

Get a Copy HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Walk-Your-Path-Magical-Awakening/dp/191601402X



Lit Reactor: 10 Wintery Yule Books for the Solstice (Dec 19th, 2019 / Book Recommendations)


Description: Looking for some Paganish reading material to celebrate the Winter Solstice/Yule? Here are some recommendations.

Read for FREE: https://litreactor.com/columns/10-wintery-yule-books-for-the-solstice

Lit Reactor: What Does Ann Patchett Have in Common with Britney Spears? (Dec 2nd, 2019 / Literary Birthdays)


Description: December 2nd holds a lot of birthdays, but none so great as Ann Patchett.

Read for FREE: https://litreactor.com/columns/what-does-anne-patchett-have-in-common-with-britney-spears

Lit Reactor: Have You Wished Ishmael Beah a Happy Birthday Today? (Nov 22nd, 2019 / Literary Birthdays)


Description: This is a literary name everyone should know.

Read for FREE: https://litreactor.com/columns/have-you-wished-ishmael-beah-a-happy-birthday-yet

Breastfeeding Today: I Love My Job but Hate Leaving My Kids (Oct 24th, 2019 / Parenting)


Description: I’ve been a stay at home mom and a working mom. It’s not easy balancing a career and raising children, throw in breastfeeding and it’s like a zoo. But it’s worth it.

Read for FREE: https://www.llli.org/i-love-my-job-but-hate-leaving-my-kids-2/

Lit Reactor: Dyslexic Author is my Favorite Oxymoron (Oct. 23rd, 2019 / Writing Craft)


Description: Why would anyone with dyslexia try to be a writer? Ask Anne Rice, Richard Ford, or sit down and let me tell you my story.

Read for FREE: https://litreactor.com/columns/dyslexic-author-is-my-favorite-oxymoron

Conscious Shift Magazine: Coming Together to Heal the World (Oct 14th, 2019 / Environmentalism)


Description: No matter how one feels about environmental issues they should love the planet that bore them and express that love by caring for it.

Read for FREE: https://consciousshiftcommunity.com/coming-together-to-heal-the-world/

Lit Reactor: A Goosebumpy Celebration of R.L. Stine (Oct 8th, 2019 / Literary Birthdays)


Description: Wishing the master of children’s horror a happy birthday.

Read for FREE: https://litreactor.com/columns/a-goosebumpy-celebration-of-rl-stine

Lit Reactor: Storytelling: This Ain’t Church (Oct 2nd, 2019 / Writing Tips)


Description: Finding balance in storytelling that avoids preaching while still imparting ideals on readers.

Read for FREE:  https://litreactor.com/columns/storytelling-this-aint-church

Lit Reactor: Be Childish Because It’s Robert McCloskey’s Birthday (Sept 13th, 2019 / Literary Birthdays-Children’s Author Article)


Description: Timeless literature begins with the youngest readers.

Read for FREE: https://litreactor.com/columns/be-childish-because-its-robert-mccloskeys-birthday

New Spirit Journal: It’s Time to Appeal to a Broader Audience (September 1st, 2019 / Environmentalism)

Time to appeal

Description: Recognizing progress while looking for more solutions to our environmental impact.

Read for FREE: https://www.newspiritjournalonline.com/its-time-to-appeal-to-a-broader-audience/

Lit Reactor: The Power of Ray Bradbury’s Stories (August 22nd, 2019 / Literary Birthdays-Short Story Writing Article)


Description: It’s Ray Bradbury’s birthday. Let’s celebrate by talking about the art of short story writing and his contribution.

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Lit Reactor: Stop Being lazy and Write Different Types of Characters (August 5th, 2019 / Writing Tips)


Description: Stereotypes are played out. It’s time to get REAL and write people the way they actually are.

Read for FREE: https://litreactor.com/columns/stop-being-lazy-and-write-different-types-of-characters

Withchology Mag (Wild Goddess Magick): 4 Meditations to Manage Mental Illness (August 2019 / Spiritual Nonfiction)


Description: The August issue features 4 Meditations to Manage Mental Illness, a series of methods to aid those suffering from different mental issues.

Get a Copy HERE: https://witchologymagazine.com/

Lit Reactor: So You Want to Write Women (July 2nd, 2019 / Writing Tips)


Description: Writing women sounds easy… until you have to make them realistic. How does an author craft female characters that real women can relate to?

Read for FREE: https://litreactor.com/columns/so-you-want-to-write-women

Buddy Lit Zine: Cut From The Same Cloth (June 17, 2019 / Narrative Non-Fiction)


Description: A family trip and some time with my crazy uncle wasn’t just fun, it helped me understand myself better as I grew up.

Read for FREE: https://buddylitzine.com/issues/issue-5/jessica-marie-baumgartner/

The St. Louis Post Dispatch: A Blues Community (June 14, 2019 / Non-Fiction Op-ed)


Description: Even Brett Hull had a soft spot for Girl Scout cookies and neighborhood spirit.

Read for FREE: https://www.stltoday.com/opinion/columnists/jessica-marie-baumgartner-a-blues-community/article_61d583ec-5cd4-590a-95c5-8aa997bac7c3.html

Asinine Media: Perception of Intention (April 2019 / Non-Fiction Editorial)


Description: Words are impactful, but should we be considering them literal weapons? Outrage culture often lacks thoughtful perception and tends to forget the meaning of intent.

Read for FREE:  https://asinine.bitbucket.io/topics/articles/2019/editorial/article_32.html


It’s Alive: Bringing Your Nightmares to Life (Dec 14th 2018 / Non-Fiction)

It's Alive

Description: Not one of the greats are experts on everything involved in publishing. That’s why Crystal Lake gathered writing tips, advice, and insider insight from numerous best-sellers. The collective knowledge held in this book is a must-have for all writers and wannabe authors.

Mothers Always Write: Patience with Poop (Nov 2018 / Nn-Fiction, Parenting)


Description: Parenting is all about pushing through the pain and cleaning up the poo.

Read for FREE: https://mothersalwayswrite.com/patience-with-poop/

My Wandering Uterus: Freedom of Voice (March 2018 / Women’s travel)


Description: My Wandering Uterus A diverse treasure trove from women across the globe and from every walk of life! This book contains memoirs, stories and poetry about the experiences of being a woman on the road — the joys, the perils, the lessons, the changes. From spiritual pilgrimages to forced evacuations, in pursuit of opportunity or to escape from the past, travel broadens the mind — and broads’ travel writing will delight your heart!

Get a Copy HERE: https://www.amazon.com/My-Wandering-Uterus-traveling-female/dp/1986379019


Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Teachers (April 2017 / Memoir, Inspiration)


Description: Teachers inspire students every day, and this new collection provides some much-needed inspiration for these dedicated educators. With great stories about teaching from teachers and stories of thanks from students, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Teachers makes for a great teacher gift all year round!

Teachers will love the book’s heartfelt, inspiring, and humorous stories from inside and outside the classroom. Stories from teachers and students about their favorite memories, lasting lessons, and unforgettable moments will uplift and encourage any educator.

Get a Copy HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Chicken-Soup-Soul-Inspiration-Difference/dp/1611599660


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The Story of Change: What’s Next?
…by Jessica Marie Baumgartner

The Story of Change: “Trapped”
…by Jessica Marie Baumgartner


The Nightmare After Halloween
…by Jessica Marie Baumgartner


Successful Fire Scrying
…by Jessica Marie Baumgartner

Get in Tune With the Moon
…by Jessica Marie Baumgartner

Raising Children of the Gods
…by Jessica Marie Baumgartner