The Winds from Above the Portal

A little while ago, I accepted a challenge: write a novelette inspired by a randomly generated pulp sci-fi title. After plenty of hard work and procrastination, my novelette, The Winds from Above the Portal, is finally finished! The Winds from Above the Portal is the story of Johanna Lenine, a teenage girl whose astronomer father takes…

Delayed Read Memory

Delayed Read Memory by Jourdan Cameron “We had a fantastic pick today, Alice.” Ellison had strutted into the antique shop with his deep-clefted chin held high, his chest puffed out beneath the nondescript white box he carried into the store. The crate that filled his arms strained his bulging biceps- they were big, not strong.…

Josephine’s Job – Finished!

Update: You can download the story for free here: Josephine’s Job – Jourdan Cameron Remember the short story I posted at the last minute of 2013, Josephine’s Job? Well, that was the initial draft of the story- rough, unfinished and in need of help. What I present today is the final draft of Josephine’s Job– a…

The Trick to Writing Strong Female Characters

In literary circles, I often see people asking for advice on a wide variety of things- writing prose that isn’t purple, when to get started editing, who to contact for a cover (I recommend Book Covered), and sometimes, how to write strong female characters. With regard to that last question, I’ll impart a bit of…

Josephine’s Job

UPDATE: I’ve gotten quite a bit of feedback on this one- I appreciate it, and just want to point out that this story hasn’t been edited or revised- it’s something of a peek into Josephine’s everyday life, and it’s something that I’ll revisit at some point to improve. I wrote it rather quickly, and it…

Latest Happenings and a Press Release

As of late, I’ve been hard at work spreading the word of Me Squared. I recently held and event at my local People’s United Bank, which has a special spotlight for local businesses. The event went pretty well; plenty of people got to hear about my book, and I’d really like to thank the folks…