Jessica Thompson

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Jessica Thompson is an author and freelance journalist living in north London. Born in Yorkshire in the late eighties, she then lived in France and Kent, before moving to the big city she loves so much.

Her very first ‘novel’, written in her early teens, is so old it was stored on a floppy disc. She spent most of her childhood reading her latest poems and stories to her long-suffering but inspirational parents, who encouraged her to continue sharpening her skills as a writer.

This passion for writing continued and flourished, and she eventually trained to become a reporter with the National Council for the Training of Journalists. She was a reporter for two major newspaper groups for six years, before working as a communications officer while writing novels.

Jessica loves singing, running, eating out and spending time with friends. She is currently studying with the Open University.


  • @boxpark a coffee and some food, but probably won’t be doing so now…

    @Boxpark, I’ve been browsing your shops for 45mins but am told that to use the ladies I need a code ‘for customers only’. Was going to get

    RT @eloise_hg: Well-needed early night. Settling down with a special copy of The Waiting Game by the fabulous @Jthompsonauthor ☺ http://t.c…