I'm Jessica. For non fiction writing, I go by Jessica B. Fry, but when it comes to fiction writing, I use the name J. M. Butler. It's a tribute to my grandfather, Jim Butler. The night before he died, he told me to keep writing and that he believed I could do it. Powerful words for a little girl, and so, even though I adore my husband, I use my maiden name for my fiction writing.

Currently, I work as a freelance writer as well as a lawyer. I adore writing in all of its stages, and I find it a delightful excuse to participate in new life experiences. I just call it research. :D

For those who want to know how they can help support the stories I'm writing, add the stories to your reading lists, vote on them, follow, or promote in some way. :) Right now, the story that I'm promoting the most is Tue-Rah: Identity Revealed. It's part of a fantasy series I've been working on for many years, and it's very dear to my heart. So if you want to make me happiest, check out that one.

I appreciate all that you readers have done, and there are more stories to come. Have a great day!
  • Winchester, Indiana
  • JoinedFebruary 9, 2014



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JessicaBFry JessicaBFry Sep 15, 2017 05:08PM
Hello Under the Sea Participants!From hosts @brittaniecharmintine and @Jos1edemuthAnnouncing the winner!!! Very excited to announce that our celebrity judge, @adam_and_jane (A.V. Geiger), has chose...
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Stories by J. M. Butler
Dealing with Plagiarists, Pirates, and Problems by JessicaBFry
Dealing with Plagiarists, Pirates, and Problems Non-Fiction
There are a lot of unscrupulous people out there who will steal or pirate your story. Let's talk about what to do if this happens and how you can protect yourself.
Blessed? Battle for the Lunar Realms - Book 1 (#Wattys2016) (#LunarRealms) by JessicaBFry
Blessed? Battle for the Lunar Realms - Book 1 (#Wattys2016) (#LunarRe... Fantasy
Blessed at birth to be loved by all who see her, Adele, a fairy princess, wonders whether she is as others perceive. Suitors flock, not only for the spell but because a prophecy predicts she will wed the one who en...
Through the Paintings Dimly Teaser - Snow Anthology - A Secret Revealed by JessicaBFry
Through the Paintings Dimly Teaser - Snow Anthology - A Secret Reveal... Random
It has been so hard to keep this secret from all of you, but at last I can announce it! Check this out for some exciting information, a gripping teaser, and a fun giveaway.
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