Jessica Marie Baumgartner
Jessica is addicted to the beauty of words. Her love of telling stories and weaving tales has thrust her into a life of writing. Her philosophy is: Adventure first, then write!
She’s a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and the Missouri Writers’ Guild. Jessica is the author of the highly praised children’s book, My Family Is Different, which reached #18 in her genre on amazon. She loves writing stories for budding minds and playing with imaginative characters. An avid book lover, she is also the author of the Embracing Entropy, space opera series, the first part of which won 2nd place for best science fiction book in the 2016 Summer Indie Book Awards.
Jess’s stories have been featured by: Everyday Fiction, The Lorelei Signal, Yellow Mama, The Horror Zine, Blood Moon Rising Magazine, Bewildering Stories, Fiction on the Web, Down in the Dirt Magazine, Beyond Imagination Literary Magazine, Postcard Shorts, Hellfire Crossroads, Quantum Muse (where she used to be a staff member). She’s a Wiccan who loves all types of people, but sometimes writes about Pagan issues too.