Category Archives: Jessie’s Posts

Overload

Jessie: Still surrounded by snowbanks It feels to me like I’ve spent the last few weeks awash in email. Every day I make a to do list and it seems as though half the items on it are emails that … Continue reading

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Tools of the Trade

Jessie: Peering out my office window over a sun-blotting snowbank. One of the many pleasures of being a writer is a sort of carte blanche regarding  stationary supplies. During difficult days spent staring at a blank page I sometimes wonder … Continue reading

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Jessie: In New England, wrapped in layers and trying to break a fever. THE WINNER OF THE GIVEAWAY IS JEAN RIDEOUT! Jean, please email me at jessica at jessicaestevao.com with your mailing address and I will send out a copy of … Continue reading

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Post-holiday Traditions

Jessie: Surrounded by snowbanks Every year about this time my mind begins to turn to the post holiday lull. It isn’t because I  don’t love merry making or family gatherings. I adore tinsel and beribboned packages and dining room tables heaving … Continue reading

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The Best Medicine

Jessie: Feeling pensive. Recently, I attended the New England Crime Bake. Every time I am in the midst of a group of writers it, not surprisingly, makes me think about what started it all in the first place. I’m not … Continue reading

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Thinking Ahead

Jessie: In NH thinking about cold New England winters As much as it pains me to admit it, we’ve had the heat on in the house. Leaves have turned, the beaches are empty and the stores have started stocking scrapers for … Continue reading

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Voices From the Past

Jessica: Enjoying a day at the desk, listening to the rain. One of the many pleasures of writing historical fiction is the research. And one of the things I particularly love is when I find new resources to use. Over … Continue reading

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