Jess is a romantic fantasy and sci-fi writer who escaped the desolate plains of the Midwest to make her home in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and achieve her dream of becoming an eccentric hermit. She is most often found atop summits searching for airships or huddling in her library performing alchemy experiments with tea. She is a graduate student in the Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing – Popular Fiction program and works full-time as a technical writer for a software development company.