Jessica E. Thomas

My 6 Favorite Things About Fall
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Every season brings its own joys. In winter, I love the snow (if we get any). People may think I’m insane, but I love sub-zero sunny January days, especially when there’s snow on the ground. Spring brings the welcome relief...
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How to Survive This Election Season
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The 2020 presidential election is shaping up to be one of the most contentious elections in American history. There are many reasons for this. Our president doesn’t behave the way we are accustomed to politicians behaving. Our news media earns...
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When to Speak (and When to Stay Silent)
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I messed up. I commented on a Facebook post without invitation. The meme was political and typical of today’s climate. I guess I’d reached a limit. I’d watched too many videos of riots. Seen too many tweets gleefully wishing for...
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5 Mistakes That Stalled My Writing Career
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I've been at this writing career for over twenty years. Specifically, I’ve been in online fiction writing circles since 2008. I was online just in time to watch print on demand publishing, indie publishing, and ebook publishing take off. Back...
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A Closer Reading of Noah and the Great Flood
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I neglected my Bible reading for many years, but recently decided to reincorporate daily reading into my life. This morning’s reading took me through the story of Noah and the Great Flood. This is not a discussion on the historicity...
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When Life Punches You in the Gut
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Fettuccini I cried myself to sleep Sunday night. My cat, Fettuccini (a.k.a. Fetti, Feta, Sweet Precious Kitty) got out sometime during the day on Sunday. We have no idea when. She’s becoming braver. When the front door opens, she peeks...
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