Tag Archives: Jessica Topper

More Than Merry – A free short story!

In the spirit of the holidays, I’m giving away MORE THAN MERRY, a Love & Steel Short Story, exclusively to subscribers of my newsletter. The elves and I are still tinkering, but you can sign up now and be one of the first to receive it for free when it becomes available in mid-December. Join […]

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Summer…and a Series!

Ah, summer. The time when music lovers can take their pick from the smorgasbord of festivals that colorfully dot the landscape. Appearing out of nowhere, raising hell and pulling out the next day like some traveling rock and roll circus. Connecting fans with live performances, with one other, and with nature. Stretching my arms toward […]

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Pictures & Words – Dictatorship

Taking a break from writing today to gather some eye candy – some of my favorite scenes from Dictatorship of the Dress inspired these Pictures & Words! Enjoy. Click each for full-size goodness!     As always, feel free to share but please do not crop or alter! All quotes from Dictatorship of the Dress © […]

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The Dictatorship Has Begun!

Happy New Year, cats and kittens. This is a big one for me. My first print novel has officially hit the shelves! Dictatorship of the Dress is a new twist on boy-meets-girl. Told in first person, alternating points of view, it follows two travelers over the span of five days. It’s a story of missed […]

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One Month Until….

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P is for … Publication!

PARDON the PREAMBLE, but PENGUIN has announced my PUBLICATION date! Louder than Love will drop, as we say in the music biz, on September 17th. Since my debut novel has music (and fans) at its core, it’s still in keeping with my A to Z theme of the Music-Fan Connection…right? PERHAPS I should PROVIDE a […]

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L is for… Louder than Love: Writing a Rock Hero

OK, maybe this post doesn’t fit perfectly in with my Music-Fan connection theme, but I was stumped for ‘L’  today. Louder than Love, my debut novel due out in September, got me thinking about the old adage ‘write what you know’. Musicians – like actors and athletes – have long been frowned upon as ‘romantic […]

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S is for…Sun Kink

SUN KINK: a buckling due to high temperature, causing the track to shift laterally and form a curve in what is otherwise a straight pair of rails. Such conditions can cause a train derailment. Probably a term you don’t hear every day. It’s currently the name of my first novel. I look at those 300 […]

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