Jessica Surely


I grew up in Los Angeles, where everything is possible and dreaming is a way of life. Childhood was no picnic, but the world has been good to me. When I talk about the things I've done, it kinda sounds made up.

I've eaten piranhas for breakfast in the Amazon, circled Sicily in a tiny red fiat, and run from the local police in Vietnam. I've mingled with celebrities who didn't have much to say, and met oppressed peasants who smiled all the time.

I married my high school sweetheart, our sons are almost grown. If you believe in love, I believe in you.

Smashwords Interview

What is your writing process?
I laugh and cry a lot.
Describe your desk
My desk is a deconstructed dresser. The drawers are stacked to the right standing height and finding what's in them would require heavy lifting. My MacBook sits majestically on top. I've never written anything in a chair.
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Death Wish List
Price: Free! Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
Your Life. Your Legacy. Your List. In a world where your memories are made viewable to others and it's your choice, which ones will flash before your eyes when you die... the trick is, deciding what matters. And what doesn't. Amber crafted her list more thoughtfully than anyone, but when navigating love and loss for the first time... she learns there's a lot more to life than a perfect ending.

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