Jessie's Coffee Shop



Coffee and books: two of my greatest loves. But there is so much more to a book than just writing. Come on in and take a load off while we enjoy some caffeine with our words. Welcome to Jessie's Coffee Shop.


  • Errin Krystal The Last Dragon Rider

    12/08/2017 Duration: 59min

    Trained as an elite warrior from childhood, the elven crown prince Flintathriël fights to bring a stop to a war that began before he was born. With the aid of his betrothed Sairalindë, a skilled mage and dragon rider in her own right, they must find the Book of Souls – an ancient and mysterious tome rumored to have belonged to the god Hath’Raal. When the missing book turns up in the hands of Mnuvae, the bastard child of the dead king, Flintathriël finds himself fighting to not only save his people from this new threat but also trying to keep Sairalindë safe when Mnuvae takes over the dragons in her attempt to win back the kingdom she believes is rightfully hers. The love Flintathriël and Sairalindë share shines pure and true, but when the smoke of the battle clears, will their hearts survive the aftermath of war or will their love become a casualty that cannot be revived?Errin Krystal is a fantasy romance writer who has been writing since she was a small child. Her head has always been full of stories. She be

  • Coffee Shop: Hidden Traps by Judy L Mohr

    05/08/2017 Duration: 01h02s

    There are so many different elements that go into forming an online platform, but there are many traps that writers are unaware of. Are your social media posts just links with a few disjointed words, making you look like someone who can’t complete a sentence? Were you hit with charges you never expected when you created that website? Are you leaking your personal contact details across the web without even knowing it?Learn about many of the hidden traps of building an online writer’s platform, and how to avoid them. At the end of the day, it’s about protecting yourself and your reputation.Kiwi Judy L Mohr is a writer of fantasy and science fiction. She is also a freelance editor with Black Wolf Editorial Services (, working on projects from writers around the world. When she isn't writing, editing, or doing something for writing within the local community, she is hosting her own radio show about science on KLRNRadio. You can follow her crazy adventures on her blog ( or on 

  • Author Joshua Baldwin discusses his debut book: Becoming You and I

    28/06/2017 Duration: 37min

    The debut novel from Josh Baldwin, BECOMING YOU AND I, a young adult contemporary, follows Jamie Watkins and Clara Ashwood, who both share one dream: to be successful designers within the fashion industry. After leaving Oakwood High, Jamie and Clara decide to go against the wishes of their parents to pursue traditional jobs, which results in the breakdown of their relationships. But this - along with the remarks from school thug Nelson and gossip girl Beatrice - is enough to convince them to prove everybody else wrong and to prove themselves right. Escaping to Clara's estranged grandmother's house on the coast and with Granny Ashwood's help, the duo set up a small stall to kickstart their dream. Before they know it, they're jetting off to New York City, where they meet self-made musicians Jake and Emily. From their penthouse, the newly-formed team join forces to make their dreams realities. However, nothing is ever that simple, and Jamie and Clara will have to put their friendship and their drive to the test

  • Jessie talks Nanowrimo

    06/11/2016 Duration: 01h12min
  • Interview with Christopher Keene

    25/09/2016 Duration: 57min

    About Stuck in the GameAfter a terrible car crash puts seventeen-year-old Noah Newbolt into a coma, he is hooked up to the innovative Dream Engine—a virtual reality helmet that immerses the player in an online fantasy game. The Dream Engine keeps Noah’s mind alive while the doctors work feverishly to heal his body, but dying in the game could send Noah back into a coma, forever.While Noah learns how to survive in the competitive Dream Game, his girlfriend is slowly dying of injuries from the same crash. The doctors’ attempts to connect her to the game seem to have failed. Then Noah starts receiving mysterious notes which suggest that the last remnants of her consciousness are being held prisoner in the most dangerous part of the game.In order to reach her, Noah aligns himself with a group of high-level players. They teach him all the tips and tricks of the game, but the better Noah gets the more the other players are threatened by him. Soon there is a bounty on his head. Can Noah stay alive long enough to sav

  • Author Paul H.B. Shin discusses his novel Half Life

    06/09/2016 Duration: 01h09min

    The year is 1997. North Korea is suffering from a devastating famine that has shaken the foundation of the ruling class. A series of high-profile defections to the West has led the reclusive country’s leadership into the grasp of paranoia.Nuclear scientist Han Chol-Soo is on a tenuous diplomatic mission to the United States. There he is forced to embark upon a high-stakes pursuit after his wife disappears with their newborn son. Paralyzed with fear at the repercussions of her decision, Han turns to his colleague Park Jun-Young for help—a man that he suspects is an intelligence operative.He soon regrets his decision as Park cuts a swath of mayhem in the name of helping Han, and the chase forces Han to confront the harsh realities of his home country.Connect with Paul:Website:

  • Jessies Coffee Shop P Mark DeBryan Family Reunion J

    23/08/2016 Duration: 01h24min

    From the author of the wildly successful debut novel Family Reunion, P. Mark DeBryan, comes a new and terrifying apocalypse family novel.The South African flu had put the fear of God into the world. But the press and the government assured one and all that a revolutionary nanovaccine developed by Dr. Julian Ruegg had stopped the outbreak in its tracks. The vaccine had stopped the flu, yes. But two weeks later a strange and deadly side effect became apparent, a side effect worse than the flu—far, far worse.Jay Brant, mother of two and ex-FBI fingerprint analyst, is trying to survive and get back to her kids as society unravels around her.Nothing matters more than getting her son Mark and his wife to safety in West Virginia, and then rescuing her daughter Auddy, who lives in South Carolina.Jay had put her husband on a plane bound for his family reunion in Seattle, then set off on a road trip to the eastern panhandle of West Virginia. Her job requires the trip once every two weeks, and the four-hour drive and ov

  • Jessies Coffee Shop with Author Shelley Chappell

    04/08/2016 Duration: 01h19min

    Author Shelley Chappell discusses her writing process, her unusual thesis title and of course her novel. For more information Shelley has a website Check out her amazing stories.

  • Judy L Mohr Discusses Editing

    03/07/2016 Duration: 01h05min
  • Assaph Mehr

    14/05/2016 Duration: 01h02min

    (Originally aired as part of Jessie's POV)Israeli turned Aussie author Assaph Mehr discusses why he wrote his first book. He also discusses the writers platform and it's importance. Why he self published and much more. You can connect with him

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