Author Archives: Jill James

About Jill James

Jill is a published author with The Wild Rose Press and self-published with The Lake Willowbee Series. She enjoys reading just as much as writing. You can follow her on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/Jill.James.author and Twitter @jill_james

It’s all fun until they knock on your door.

Research is queen in the writing world. Set your story in a city like San Francisco and use detectives in your police department instead of inspectors and someone will ding you for it. We can research the minutiae of every … Continue reading

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Depression and Empathy – the writer connection

The views in this post are solely my own and are in no way a scientific or medical paper. –Jill Go to any writers group loop, bulletin board, or meeting and you will find a plethora of ailments; mental and … Continue reading

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Memories Are Priceless

Memories are like jewels in a box. Take them out. Let them glisten through your fingertips. Watch as the sunlight or candlelight shoots sparks of color. Every event in your life is a memory to savor and protect. Each one … Continue reading

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2017 – The Year of More

I am proclaiming 2017 my year of More. I’m grabbing for the brass ring, climbing to the top of the mountain, aiming for the moon, kicking butt, and taking names. My best friend gave me a Wish Pot one Christmas … Continue reading

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Our First Christmas

Life is full of firsts – first step, first day of school, first car, first job. But there is something magical in a couple’s first Christmas, a first Christmas as a family. Ours was 1988. We were engaged Christmas of … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia– Veterans Day is an official United States public holiday, observed annually on November 11, that honors military veterans; that is, persons who served in the United States Armed Forces. It coincides with other holidays, including … Continue reading

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Waking Up For Christmas

We are all in the home stretch of readying our Christmas stories for an Authors of Main Street boxed set. I have always found The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks a very romantic book but some will disagree, so in the … Continue reading

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