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Jessica Bayliss is a fiction author with a Ph.D. in clinical psychology who loves all things reading and writing. Author of the young adult horror novella, BROKEN CHORDS and YA thriller, TEN AFTER CLOSING , she has been a lover thrillers and ghost tales since her days scanning VHS rental shelves—admittedly with eyes half-averted from the gory covers. She also loves to eat, cook, and exercise—in that order—and is a firm believer that coffee makes the world a better place.

In the psychology world, she has more than fifteen years of experience and training in the cognitive-behavioral model. She’s a psychotherapist, a teacher, and a researcher. One day it hit her: Why not combine writing and psychology? Just like that, PsychWRITE, her series of
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Jessica Bayliss The best thing about being a writer is the writing. I love getting wrapped up in my idea, laying it out, then seeing it really develop--layer by…moreThe best thing about being a writer is the writing. I love getting wrapped up in my idea, laying it out, then seeing it really develop--layer by layer--as I come back to the work over multiple sessions. Adding detail. Building character. Finding those layers and nuances that give depth. For me, there is nothing more fun that that.(less)
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Ahh! The last few months have been a whirlwind. I know they say that book launch time is like that, but I totally underestimated how it would impact my day-to-day. I've had so much fun at signings and panels (and there are a couple more to come). I've connected with people online across social media who have read TEN AFTER CLOSING, and it's been so exciting.

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