Author Archives: Jessi L. Roberts

About Jessi L. Roberts

I live and work on my family’s cattle ranch in eastern Montana. I have a flock of chickens, a hyper golden retriever, some cows, and a few horses. I enjoy fantasy and science fiction and my head is full of wild sci-fi story ideas, some involving apocalypses and others involving aliens. I have been published twice in Havok Magazine, an imprint of Splickity.

Surviving a Writer’s Conference

I recently returned from the awesome Realm Makers conference, and I’m bringing back tips for anyone attending a conference. And also pictures, because those are fun.   Let’s start with what you should bring to a conference. Writerly things to … Continue reading

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Beautiful People: Author Writing Process

  Firstly, thank you, Teddi of The Christian SpecFic Reader for sharing my review. Now onto this post. I’m busy editing The Red Tattoo and haven’t had much time for blog posts, plus I don’t like posting if I can’t think of … Continue reading

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Book Review: For Us Humans

Caz works undercover to track down stolen art. He also dislikes aliens and has fallen away from God, which leads to trouble when he gets paired up with an alien who is interested in God. Note on ratings: *   … Continue reading

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TV Review: Star Wars Rebels Season 3

I’ve sort of decided to post once a month or so. However, I did add a Gallery to this site, which is where I’ll be displaying my own art. In celebration of May the Fourth, also known as Star Wars … Continue reading

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Camp NaNo: Black Claw

For Camp NaNo this year, I’m rewriting the third book in my spaceverse, a sequel to Hand of Steel, currently titled Black Claw. Pitch: When Klate is captured by bounty hunters and blamed for murders he didn’t commit, Krys must … Continue reading

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Kark Breeds

Here’s a picture of three kark breeds, a species featured heavily in my novel, The Red Tattoo. Karks are the mounts of the Chix, who are the only species small enough to ride these large predators that are a mix … Continue reading

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All Senses Story Challenge

This is something I found on DeviantART where a person uses multiple senses to describe their character(s) so I did it with Savora. (In-universe, Jagur would never meet her, but I needed someone to see her from the outside.) Here … Continue reading

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Fanfic, the Dark Side of Writing

Over the years, I’ve read fanfic and seen discussion of it. I’ll even admit to writing some. For those who don’t know, fan fiction (fanfic) is when a fan of a story writes another story set in the same universe. … Continue reading

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Beautiful Books: Hand of Steel

I’m posting early since I’ll be gone on Monday. I decided to do one of these linkups since I haven’t done one in a while. Questions: What were your writing achievements last year? I was published for a second time in … Continue reading

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The Antihero

In recent years, the antihero has risen in popularity. For those who don’t know, the definition of an antihero is “a central character in a story, movie, or drama who lacks conventional heroic attributes.” I think what makes an antihero … Continue reading

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