Author Archives: Jessica

About Jessica

Jessica Martin is a multi-talented performer whose career has taken her from comedy impressionist to musical theatre leading lady and scriptwriter.

Now and then, Voyager

“The untold want, by life and land ne’er granted. Now, voyager, sail thou forth, to seek and find.” Walt Whitman What has this poem to do with anything? Everything actually. I watched the classic movie “Now, Voyager” the other day. … Continue reading

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Sister Pledge. The start of a new adventure in crowdfunding!

I have returned to my website blog after an embarrassingly long radio silence, mainly due to so much happening, I haven’t had time to process it! The start of 2017 brought with it an exciting new prospect. I was invited … Continue reading

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Conceived, Believed, Achieved!

At the time of writing, I am sitting with a coffee in the rarified surroundings of The Grove Hotel. This is the place that was my weekly ‘office’ for the time that I spent creating “Elsie Harris Picture Palace“. In … Continue reading

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Hanging with the Stars

Monday March 2nd marked the first day of my art exhibition at the Apthorp Gallery in the Radlett Centre, Hertfordshire. The show is entitled “Jessica Martin’s Picture Palace” because the theme is my lifelong passion… the golden age of Hollywood. … Continue reading

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Jessica Martin’s Picture Palace

I am now making preparations for my very first solo art exhibition in the Apthorp Gallery at The Radlett Centre. The hint is in the title… yes… my very own hall of fame dedicated to all the Hollywood and British … Continue reading

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‘Vivacity’ picked for one of the Ten Must Own Comics of 2014

A very happy 2015 to you all! I’m back home after a fantastic sojourn in ‘Elf’ the musical. I have been so busy I didn’t have time to blog about the fact I was even doing it. I played the … Continue reading

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Thought Bubble 2014

After the roller coaster of a year since the launch of my debut comic “It Girl” at Thought Bubble comic festival 2013 I made my return visit last weekend with this year’s short comic “Vivacity“. The festival layout had extended … Continue reading

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Vivacity Launch

So here I am, almost a year on from my comic debut at Thought Bubble. “It Girl” was the first of a burgeoning career in my new field of self expression. Since last year I have seen “It Girl” garner … Continue reading

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ELCAF

Last Saturday I paid my first visit to the ELCAF Festival in Bethnal Green, London. The event is always flagged on the calendar for Small Press Comic Creators from the UK and all over the world to tout their wares. … Continue reading

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To Arms …Comic anthology

This morning I received my second anthology ‘commission’ to date. By coincidence… or is it? I have been invited to create a story for another World War One anthology called “To Arms” which is being crowd funded on Indiegogo.com. Again … Continue reading

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