Hi, I’m Jessie, and I’m so glad you stopped by! Here’s just a little about me. I grew up between cornfields near Potomac, Illinois with an ever-changing stack of library books beside my bed, and I love bringing hope and inspiration to people like you through my writing. I’m excited to be on this writing journey, even though the ups and downs sometimes give me whiplash. 😉
I graduated from Greenville College (now University) with a BA in social work and worked several years in child welfare before becoming a full-time mom. Several years into marriage, we moved our family from our hometown in Illinois to northwest Indiana where we spent four busy years helping plant a church. In 2017, God surprised us by moving our family to beautiful south-central Indiana. God continues to prove to us that his plans are always best, even when we can’t make any sense of them.
Laughter, cozy socks, road trips, and spending time with loved ones are some of my favorite things, and when I’m not busy homeschooling our three kids and running them around to their various activities, I’m often behind my laptop with a mug of black coffee nearby working on my latest writing project. One of my favorite places to be. 🙂
My first novel was contemporary Christian fiction for tweens, but for the past five years I’ve been working on Christian historical women’s fiction. It’s been a blast, and I can’t wait to eventually share these stories with you!