Everyone struggles in life. Sometimes it takes us down a dark path, but we must always keep trudging along to find the way out. Lately, I have been feeling down. I lie. It has actually been over a year now. I have kept my distance from friends, my house is becoming a disaster, and I... Continue Reading →
10 Ways to Find Motivation
Last week I went on vacation and my writing slump felt like it was coming to an end. Then I realized that maybe I hadn't been paying enough attention to myself. Maybe I was neglecting what my body and mind needs. Suddenly, the school year was over and I was on a beach without a... Continue Reading →
Confessions of a Mom, Teacher, and Writer
This year was supposed to be my YEAR of WRITING, but something happened. Life. The truth is that I let life overwhelm me for a bit. So in an attempt to help me put every worry in it's place and remember what is really important in our short lives...here are my confessions: I am a... Continue Reading →
Did you miss your chance to win a free copy of The Girl Who Saw Words? Never fear... I scored you one! Hurry! Free Copy Happy Reading!! Please leave a review! I would love to hear your thoughts!! (If the link doesn't work anymore, leave me a comment please and I will fix it.)
Welcome 2017! The Year of Writing
This new year is a year to feel positive, to be determined, to work intentionally, and to live life to the fullest. Where did all that come from? Well... The past few months of 2016 have been hard for me. Towards the end of 2016, I felt like I had lost my way... Continue Reading →
Book Launch Party
THE BOOK LAUNCH PARTY IS ON!!!! I tend to write in different genres. I love writing all things horror, short stories with surprise endings, but I also LOVE writing young adult and children's books. I wish I could write lovely romantic stories, but it just doesn't call my name. My latest book, The Girl Who Saw Words,... Continue Reading →
Free ebook? But What the he!! is Synesthesia?!
This weekend, my children's book is free on Amazon. The Girl Who Saw Words is unique in that it describes what life is like with Synesthesia. So...what the hell is Synesthesia? Some believe that Synesthesia is basically just "crossed-wiring" in the brain. It is basically when two or more senses are intertwined. There are many... Continue Reading →
Last summer, I started my first flash fiction challenge. I only made it through the first two challenges out of four. That is alright though. The fun of making myself write in areas that I am not the most familiar is good for me. It challenged me and that is the point of the challenge...at... Continue Reading →
As a special education teacher, it is always bittersweet when summer finally arrives. I am beyond ready for the break from IEPs, meetings, and SOL drama. However, the thought of leaving "my kids" is heartbreaking. I call them "my kids" not because they are "sped" but because during those 9-10 months of school I spend so... Continue Reading →
Book Sale Preview!
Get ready, get set... and GO! May 2 through May 4th THE GIRL WHO SAW WORDS will be on sale on Amazon for 99 cents! Mark your calendars! ❤ Book Trailer "The Girl Who Saw Words"
You have less than a week to sign up for the Goodreads Giveaway!! Goodreads Book Giveaway The Girl Who Saw Words by Jessica Warren Giveaway ends April 09, 2016. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway The Girl Who Saw Words is a unique picture book about a girl who sees every word she... Continue Reading →
Seeing the World in Subtitles
Many people do not realize that although we all have different learning styles, we also have different views of experiencing our every day world. Ten years ago, I learned that I think differently than ANYONE I know; I see subtitles for everything...EVERYTHING. When I speak and when anyone else speaks, I see the words in... Continue Reading →