Between Works

So I started a new story. I KNOW I’M NOT DONE THE OTHER ONE YET! But I kept getting ideas for it and I needed to get them out.

I’m hoping getting down the ideas and scenes for this new middle grade idea will let me work on Charlotte more fluidly. Right now, everytime I sit down to finish her story–my brain takes a little walk and I can’t concentrate. Or I just have nothing. A grand zilch.

I’ve also noticed something aesthetically about my work: I like the color green.

Vibrant greens, mind you. Like fluorescent light vibrant. Both an observation and a hint about my other work.

Can I just say one last thing? I also have ideas for the next books in the Charlotte series. And they’re also interfering with this ending.

And now I’m doing research into fashion and procrastinating on the second project. So much procrastination.

By J. M. Tuckerman

J.M.Tuckerman is a neurodivergent writer with a big education. She holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults, an MA in Writing, and a BA in Writing Arts (specializing in Creative Writing, New Media Writing, and Publication; concentrating in New Media Production), which she somehow managed to earn despite her three very loud and large dogs. Jessica was lucky enough to intern at Quirk Books and Picador, USA while earning her masterโ€™s degrees. Her service dog, Ringo, is very proud of all that she has accomplished and hopes to be on a back cover of a published book with her very soon. An avid reader, writer, and lover of young adult and middle-grade literature, Jessicaโ€™s bookshelf is overflowing with hardbacks, paperbacks, and a million half-filled notebooks. She is a proud fur-mommy to two lab/st-bernard littermates, a retriever-mix service dog, and one orange little hobgoblin cat, all of whom have made very audible appearances on the Booked All Night podcast.

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