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I attended University of New Haven, where I initially studied Forensic Science. After two years I came to the realization that, despite my love for titrations (and saying “phenolphthalein”), I could not possibly spend the rest of my life staring at the color pink (the most vile color in all the world) and I would much rather read The Crucible than ever have to handle one again. I made my escape to the English department, where waiting for me were a plethora of musty tomes and a comforting absence of fire.
For five years I interned with various local CT publications in both an editorial and design capacity until finally I found a place with Talcott Notch. In January 2013, I began taking on my own clients.
Some of my favorite authors are Juliet Marillier, Thomas Berger, Garth Nix, Tamora Pierce, and Chuck Palahniuk. I admire these writers for their shared gifts to establish profound connections with readers through their characters; to build worlds that make my wander-lusting heart ache with longing; and, most of all, to make me consider, question, and reevaluate the pleasures I so often take for granted.
Among my indulgences are roses, breakfast at odd hours, learning useless trivia, video games, witty web comics, movies, and (of course) books.
For an up-to-date description of the genres I represent, a detailed wish list, and step-by-step query guidelines, please visit my website: www.JessicaNegron.com
You can follow me on Twitter @JesNx
Jessica's latest deal news:
Author of forthcoming novel The Masked Songbird, Emmie Mears's A GEEK GIRL'S GUIDE TO FANDOM, a series of essays and interviews that explore the female role in geekdom, address issues faced by women in geek culture, and celebrate opportunities for greater inclusion in fandom, to Mary-Theresa Hussey at Harlequin Nonfiction, by Jessica Negron at Talcott Notch Literary Services.
Emmie Mears's SHRIKE, pitched as Bridget Jones meets Spiderman and set against the backdrop of the upcoming and hotly-debated Scottish referendum for independence, about a financially incompetent accountant who becomes a spandex-wearing, tutu-flaunting vigilante after guzzling a radioactive soda, and her race to stop an organization planning to blow Scotland to bloody pieces, to Mary-Theresa Hussey atHarlequin E, in a two-book deal, by Jessica Negron at Talcott Notch Literary Services
Jessica's Upcoming Appearances:
Maryland Writers' Conference
April 26, 2014
Linthicum Heights, MD
Pacific Northwest Writers' Assocation Summer Conference
July 17-20, 2014