Jessica McCann

About me

Jessica McCann, a professional freelance writer and novelist, lives with her family in Phoenix, Arizona. Her debut historical novel, All Different Kinds of Free, was awarded the Freedom in Fiction Prize and is available in trade paperback, ebook and audio.

From my website

Writer’s Market Book Giveaway for Fiction Writers

It was such a pleasure to be interviewed by freelance writer Heather Villa for her article in the 2016 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market. Her piece focuses on using journalistic techniques to write and revise your fiction. It’s an excellent article, and I’m honored that Heather included my thoughts...

On Writing Inspiration

This quote from novelist Elizabeth Berg is so wise, so true. On writing inspiration: “Like love, you can't force it. Like love, it will find you when it's ready.” And yet, while you wait for that inspiration to find you, you must keep writing. The writing is the light, the...

A Mantra for the New Year

“Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to be always part of unanimity.” ~Christopher Morley (American journalist, novelist, essayist and...

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