I first met Jacklynn M. Desmond about a year ago on Facebook. I got the opportunity to get to know her better over the last few months after we were both selected for inclusion in “A Journey of Words“, a travel-themed anthology by Scout Media. What I’ve learned about Jacklynn in those short months is that she has a blazing fast sense of humor, a devotion to her family, and a real talent for writing. Her short story, “Six Miles to Suring”, had me hooked from the start and didn’t disappoint all the way through the end. Jacklynn graciously submitted to a Q&A recently, (posted below), and her previously published work, “Sixteen: A Novella (Volume 1)” can be found on Amazon.com.
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Author Name: Jacklynn M Desmond
Title: Six Miles to Suring
Synopsis: A young woman fleeing an abusive relationship with her baby runs into some supernatural troubles.
What inspired you to write this story?
A sudden, paranoia-inducing episode of Deja vu while driving home from my parent’s cabin “Up North”. For about thirty seconds I was absolutely convinced I was going in circles. ‘What if?’ took over from there.
How long have you been writing?
Fourth grade. Mrs. Law’s class. I got bored.
What genre do you write in?
I have no idea. All over the board, really. I seem to like dead people.
What else are you writing at the moment?
I’m working on the next “of Words” submission, an erotica piece for an anthology, a sequel to my novella “Sixteen” and have some back burner projects. Because ADD is real.
How can people discover more of your work?