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Jessica Conoley

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Jessica Conoley was raised on 80’s action films, Jem and the Holograms, and older-brother mandated Star-Wars. Sitting in the back of class she never felt like she fit in with the other kids and escaped reality by reading. She writes fantasy novels, creative non-fiction, flash fiction, and essays to help her readers escape their own realities. From 2011 to 2017, Jessica served on the executive board of Whispering Prairie Press—a non-profit dedicated to art and literature. In 2012 she became the Managing Editor of Kansas City Voices arts and literary magazine and spent the next five years publishing emerging artists and writers. Her creative non-fiction piece “I Am Descended From Giants” won 1st place in the Bacopa Literary Review’s annual ...more

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Jessica Conoley Not very well. First with procrastination, normally starting with cleaning ending with internet surfing. Then I set a timer and tell myself "You only…moreNot very well. First with procrastination, normally starting with cleaning ending with internet surfing. Then I set a timer and tell myself "You only have to write for 15 minutes." I'll start by handwriting in my journal, and normally by the time I'm through my journal entry I can convince myself to open my work-in-progress and work for a little bit longer. Or if the WIP is going nowhere I'll try for a flash fiction piece or blog post.(less)
Jessica Conoley Writing what I want to when I need to. It's the only job where I've ever had that type of freedom.
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I like it when I can find things easily, which is why I’ve decided to add Tip Round Ups to my monthly newsletter.


Roundups will list all the tips I’ve shared in one easy to reference list for you. Below is everything we went over in 2019. Can’t wait to see what we add in 2020!


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Jessica Majenta wrote: "Hi, Jessica! Friend Request Accepted, thanks for Requesting! I like your solution to writer's block and your quote about reality. I hope you had a good week and are enjoying a great weekend. Happy ..."

Thanks Majenta. I hope you have a great weekend too :)


Majenta Hi, Jessica! Friend Request Accepted, thanks for Requesting! I like your solution to writer's block and your quote about reality. I hope you had a good week and are enjoying a great weekend. Happy reading, writing, and everything else. Blessings!

Best wishes from Majenta


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