Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Jess Amy

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I'm a writer and editor based in Leicestershire, UK. I like to say I don't have a specialism; I'm fascinated by people and their stories. Fiction will always be my first love, but I enjoy working with clients and publications in a wide range of niches.

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"I think the reason Shakespeare managed to write King Lear while a plague was going on is primarily because he didn’t...

Yes, You Are a Writer

You fail only if you stop writing- Ray Bradbury I struggled with this question many times over the...

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