How’s You Get Published?

So many people have asked me how I landed my contract with HarperCollins’ imprint Thomas Nelson. So I wrote a blog post about it!

Jessica Kate's article on how she got published with HarperCollins imprint Thomas Nelson.

 

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HarperCollins will publish my book next year!

Blast the glitter cannons, break out the M&Ms and turn on some dance music because I HAVE A PUBLISHING CONTRACT!!!

My debut novel will be published by Thomas Nelson, the Christian fiction imprint of HarperCollins, in July 2019.

We spent a whole weekend celebrating when I got the news that Thomas Nelson wanted to publish my book!

We spent a whole weekend celebrating when I got the news that Thomas Nelson wanted to publish my book!

This is the novel you all know as ‘Hating Jeremy Walters’, (though the publisher may change the name).

And the fun continues with a second book in 2020!

I am so psyched to be able to share this story with readers. So mark your calendars and prepare for some excited posts about titles and cover reveals, because this stuff is about to get real!

And don’t forget to sign up to my newsletter to make sure you get the juiciest news first. 🙂

What’s your fav suspense books?

A new StoryNerds episode is up with our friend, newly agented suspense writer Angela Carlisle!

New StoryNerds podcast and vlog episode with suspense author Angela Carlisle.

Check out the video and the podcast.

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Be the first to get the full scoop!

Nerd out with the hilarious Bethany Turner

Join authors Jessica Kate and Hannah Davis along with special guest Bethany Turner on the StoryNerds podcast and vlog as they discuss their fav rom coms and Tom Hanks.

Our new StoryNerds episode with rom com author Bethany Turner is live!

Join us at the podcast or vlog as we discuss our fav rom coms, and have an in-depth analysis on Tom Hanks’ attractiveness.

Tune in and nerd out!

Nerd out with Melissa Tagg and my book made it to the finals!

Romance author Melissa Tagg

Melissa Tagg is our special guest on the StoryNerds podcast!

Hey all! Check out our latest StoryNerds video and podcast, featuring special guest romance author Melissa Tagg as she discusses one of her favourite topics with us, classic movies! Plus we go on a Stranger Things tangent and get the inside scoop on the book she’s working on.

Keep an eye out for our next episode, Stories We Thought We’d Hate (But Loved), on Thursday!

And in other news, I’m a finalist in the American Christian Fiction Writers Genesis competition for unpublished authors! So excited to make the finals for the second time, it’s been a goal of mine for years.

New StoryNerds episode!

StoryNerds podcast with Christian romance authors Jessica Kate and Hannah Davis

Get ready to tune in and nerd out: the second episode of the StoryNerds podcast is here!

My fellow StoryNerd Hannah Davis and I are talking about ‘Home in Pop Culture’, in reference to our respective homes of Australia and Minnesota.

I managed to talk about Pitch Perfect, Thor, Crocodile Dundee and the Crocodile Hunter all in one conversation!

So if you want the inside scoop of what’s real and what’s not in fictional Australia, check out our summary video or the whole podcast on iTunes or Stitcher.

Happy nerding!