About Me

Hey there! Welcome to The Pen & the Needle!

My name is Jessica and I am a a freelance writer, blogger, pop culture junkie, natural hair freak, random fact lover, ect...I'm just me!

A little about the blog: The Pen & the Needle isn't necessarily your typical blog - I classify as a lifestyle blog, but I don't have a specific niche. When I created The Pen & the Needle, I wanted to create a place for people to come and learn, laugh, and live! You never know what expect from each post! So go explore The Pen & the Needle and see what new things I can teach you today!

A little more about me: I'm a college graduate who is currently stepping out on faith and pursuing my freelance writing career. I currently have about three and a half years experience under my belt, and am eager to gain more. 

To learn more about my work, please visit my website:


In addition to my freelance work, I also offer a few other services:

  • Composition Tutoring/Assistance - I help students in college who struggle composing academic papers. My specialty is currently MLA format, but I do have experience working with APA. I do not write papers for students, but I help give them the tools to be able to compose papers on their own, while helping to guide them through the writing process.
  • Beta Reading Services - Have a manuscript, but aren't sure if it's ready to be sent out to publishers? Want another opinion? That's where I come in! I will read your manuscript and give you a detailed analysis of the work from a third-party's perspective, as well as that of a writer.
If you are interested in working with me, feel free to email me on my website or at jessica@jdscribes.com so we can discuss your specific needs and my rates!

Once again, thanks for reading my boring "About Me" page(LOL), and feel free to enjoy my blog!
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