Mixing art and business sucks. It’s hell. Everything is based on “likeability,” “timing,” and “perception.” You could write the greatest… Read more Don’t Marry Your Work, but Take it Out to Dinner
It’s Decembuary! Peppermint breezes tickle your cheeks. Snow flurries remind us that nature still holds magick. And I snuggle up… Read more Time for a Break
Being an author shouldn’t cost anything, right? It depends on what kind of expenses are being discussed. I still hold… Read more The Cost of Writing
Careers are work! But they’re a body of work that builds and builds. Writing careers are like works that refuse… Read more How to Make a Complete Ass of Yourself at Every Turn
Writers hear it all day, every day. It plagues their lives. Haunts them from the shadows. Laughs at them in… Read more Creative Spark
It’s March 15th and the full PRINT volume of my space opera trilogy is here! http://www.amazon.com/Embracing-Entropy-Jessica-Marie-Baumgartner/dp/1943755205/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1458061589&sr=8-4&keywords=embracing+entropy Ahhhhhhhhhhhh Every book release… Read more The Ides are my Friend
I am down to working on the last two tales for my short story collection. One, I started back in… Read more Two to Go
You imagine that signing a publishing deal is the happy ending, but it’s only the beginning. There’s more work to… Read more Cover Reveal Day!