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.

London Burlesque glamour and Drawing on the Dark Side

The day after the Myriad Editions Prize event I was pitching my wares to the customers at the London Burlesque Festival at Conway Hall. My good friend Jess Kemp had brought myself, Rian Hughes and Chrissie Nicholson-Wild together for this … Continue reading

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The Short of It

Glory Be! The middle of May I got the news that I had reached the shortlist of six entrants for the Myriad Editions First Graphic Novel Prize with “Elsie Harris Picture Palace“. I was invited to attend a ceremony at … Continue reading

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‘Last of the Colophon’ release

Another recent ‘happening’ was the release of Big Finish‘s Doctor Who audio drama ‘The Last of the Colophon‘ which I recorded over a year ago but had to keep schtum about. That was very tough, as I was itching to … Continue reading

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Process at Gosh!

I was asked to be the guest creator at the Gosh Comics Process collective at the beginning of May to describe the process of creating and self-publishing my first comic: ‘It Girl‘. This was a great honour for me and … Continue reading

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The Long of It.

The second week of April I found out that I had made it to the sixteen long listed entries for the Myriad Editions First Graphic Novel Prize with my first graphic novel: ‘Elsie Harris Picture Palace‘. Much excitement abounded.

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To End All Wars

So much has been happening of late that my blogging has been clogging. Here’s the first of some short retrospectives on what’s been occurring lately. The graphic adventures continue. Beginning of April I got a call from my lovely friend … Continue reading

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Comicmania

I’ve just about drawn breath after a fortnight of wonderful comic book happenings. Two weeks ago I had the repeat pleasure of sharing the glory of Mark Buckingham‘s table at the London SuperComic Con. From the moment the doors opened … Continue reading

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Movies were Movies

Two important things to report. The first is that I have now completed the first thirty pages of “Elsie Harris Picture Palace” and the second is that I have been invited to speak at Laydeez Do Comics at Foyles on … Continue reading

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Loneliness of the Long Distance Graphic Novelist

Here we are in March already. I had good intentions to blog in February but my focus was on finishing 30 pages of my graphic novel “Elsie Harris Picture Palace“. This I achieved and now thankfully I can come up … Continue reading

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It Girl and I

Hello there and a very happy New Year to all my readers. Welcome to 2014 and it is a prospect that I find exciting. I’ve just finished a highly enjoyable pantomime season at The Churchill Theatre Bromley making all Cinderella’s … Continue reading

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