May Author Interview: Author #6 Jessica Tornese

Jessica Tornese is an amazon bestselling author and was voted Solstice Publishing’s 2012 Author of the Year! She has finally finished the final novel in the Linked series; check out Destroyed Through Time this summer!

Jessica Tornese’s debut novel, Linked Through Time, was inspired by her home town Baudette, MN. She graduated from high school there and continued her education at Minnesota State University – Moorhead where she earned a degree in education. She spent several years coaching in the Junior Olympic volleyball program in Minnesota as well as the junior varsity team for Lake of the Woods High School in 2010.

Her favorite hobbies include reading, scrapbooking, playing volleyball, and extreme outdoor sports like caving, ziplining, and white water rafting. Jessica is also active in her church and has run several Vacation Bible School programs and Sunday school programs. She enjoys working with kids of all ages!

She hopes to continue writing and venture into new genres and age groups. Recently, she self-published her first juvenile fiction book for kids online. (see M&M Twins)

Jessica is married and has three children. Her family recently relocated to a small town in south Florida.



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7 thoughts on “May Author Interview: Author #6 Jessica Tornese

  1. […] young. Dead in the Water was inspired by my students (I work in a high school).   6) Author #6: Jessica Tornese I really have a strong connection to my family and their stories of surviving and growing up stuck […]


  2. […] Marketing is the worst part for me; I’m really not a salesperson.     6) Author #6: Jessica Tornese I love weaving in the true to life things- the people and places- I can see and feel all of it as I […]


  3. […] my second book. That doesn’t include editing, publishing, or marketing.   6) Author #6: Jessica Tornese I wrote Linked Through Time out in about 3 months, but I edited it and revised some sections over a […]


  4. […] Ravens, due for release at the end of June) are both horror novels for adults.   6) Author #6: Jessica Tornese A lot of my favorite books are YA- and also, that is the time in my life when I really became close […]


  5. […] are teenagers and pre-teens) without too much graphic content or language.      6) Author #6: Jessica Tornese I think some were pleased and really liked the story, but others had a hard time identifying with […]


  6. […] an introvert who thinks of herself as a freak into a young woman in love.     6) Author #6: Jessica Tornese I think Kate was the most fun for me, since she represents my life and feelings when I was fifteen. […]


  7. […] anyone, but it helps to understand some of the reasons behind her actions.     6) Author #6: Jessica Tornese I think I would let Sarah explain the reasoning on her destructive behavior and her obsession with […]


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