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New year, new look

Helloooo, Harts! :)

Thought it was time for a blog overhaul. I'm still tweaking a few things, but this is a start! How's your January going so far?

I'm SUPER excited that it's the *NINE* year anniversary of TAKE THE REINS' publication date on January 27. I CANNOT BELIEVE IT WAS PUBBED IN 2009! 😱

What a journey so far. Wow. I'm just so, so grateful for all of my readers who have stuck by me this whole time. 💓💓💓

More to come, but! There's a giveaway over on my Insta. Go follow me and check it out (JessAshley87)
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NaNoWriMo 2017!

Hi guys!

Happy Halloween month aka October! :)

I'm in the middle of revisions on a super fun tween project as well as revisions on an adult story. Plus, it's almost NaNoWriMo 2017 time! Who's participating this year? Cuz this girl is!

In honor of NaNo, I wanted to share my how to guide:

THE END: TOP 10 NANOWRIMO PREP TIPS FROM A PUBLISHED WRIMO

Check it out! It's full of all of the tips I've used over the years to win NaNo.

See you guys around the forums. Feel free to add me as a WriMo buddy I'm "jessicab_87"

Back again!

Ohmygosh, HI!

I left Blogspot in 2014 and have been kinda unhappy over at Wordpress ever since. But I'm back! Missed you all and will be updating at least weekly from here on out.

So. Much. To. Share!

xoxo

All set!

Apologies about the difficulties with downloading the video! The awesome Jo at Glass Slipper Webdesign walked me through it and everything is all set!

If' you've already downloaded the video, please try to download it again--it won't charge you.

If you haven't, I hope you check out my first installment for young writers! :)


Write Now! Getting Published as a Young Writer DVD 1 available now!

It's here! 
The first installment in WRITE NOW!, GETTING PUBLISHED AS YOUNG WRITER, digital series is ready!

Taught by Jessica Burkhart, TOP TEN MISTAKES YOUNG WRITERS MAKE, is a must watch video for any writer seeking publication. It is also a great teaching tool for classrooms and libraries.  
Published at 14, Jess understands what it's like to be a young writer. Now, at 22 years old, Jess has 20 tween novels published with Simon & Schuster. Over 500,000 copies of her Canterwood Crest series books are in print.  

Jess debunks common publishing myths and highlights truths in this 31 minute long video.  

Despite the title, TOP 10 is a useful guide for a writer of any age seeking publication. 

Jess has visited many classrooms both in person and via Skype. She wanted to create a video for viewers to be able to pause, take notes, or refer back to.  

If schools and libraries use Jess's videos, they are able to have an author "visit" without the high costs of travel, p…