New video trailer for the next novel by Jackie Hemingway. (Some different/new tag lines in the trailer to enhance the narrative).

Lady Misled – Sometimes serving your country means being willing to sacrifice more than your life…

Enjoying her newfound womanhood, a part of Jackie Hemingway still longs for the life of excitement and spying led by Ernest Hemingway. Mundane tasks administered by her CIA handler Tanner have left Jackie unfulfilled and desiring more. When a Freedom of Information Act request yields unsolicited classified information, Jackie turns to Ron Dunham, her former... Continue Reading →

An open letter to the women and children of Ukraine

To all of the women and children of Ukraine —

 My dears. Throughout history, women have borne witness to the catastrophes of humanity. Our sisters before us have stood the tests of war and time as the ones who keep our families, our communities and countries together while our men fight for our just causes.

The Raven Too

One morning that came upon me early,
I was awoken abruptly and feeling surly,
To the sound of an unrelenting rapping;
That soon turned into a constant tapping,
No sound but rap tap tap - and nothing more,
At then what I thought was my bedroom door.

The Unwanted…

Disclaimer: The following short story deals with childhood sexual abuse, violence and revenge… ——————————————————- . . Jackie Hemingway dealt with pain her entire life. Whether it was physical or emotional, pain often hung over her like a dark cloud ready to burst into a storm all around her at any moment. She cried as she... Continue Reading →


I started writing this poem years ago, but left it half written and couldn’t bring myself to finish it, mostly because I didn’t know how it was going to end. Today I did… Sitting here in this airport just look at me,In a wheelchair bandaged I can hardly see;My long journey home I travel reluctantly,All... Continue Reading →

The Look At Mine Project

The Look At Mine Project was founded by Jackie Hemingway in an effort to bring to light the growing epidemic of suicide. No one is exempt from suicide as we see each year with celebrities who choose to take their own lives. There is help for anyone who is having thoughts of suicide. The National... Continue Reading →

Lady Instead

Jack Hemingway returns in the sequel to the novel Lady In Red. Unable to reconcile the loss of family and unwilling to accept that he has fathered a child that could possibly grow up as dysfunctional as himself, Jack spirals into an abyss of depression and self-loathing. Remnants from the war cause him physical pain... Continue Reading →

What Does The Star-Spangled Banner Mean?

The Star Spangled Banner Everyone has heard America’s national anthem, The Star Spangled Banner. It was written by lawyer Francis Scott Key while he was aboard the British truce ship HMS Tonnant, negotiating the release of a friend and other American prisoners. Most people know at least some of the words, some know all of... Continue Reading →

I Win…

On September 10, 2020, Jackie Hemingway set out from Pass-A-Grille, Florida on a record-setting four mile swim. She intended to swim to a point two miles to the west of Pass-A-Grille, turn around and swim two miles back. You can read about this in the short story, This One’s Got You Beat! It is highly... Continue Reading →

It’s My Body

Between men and women there can be no denying the stranglehold and control that male privilege holds in societies around the world. Certainly female privilege exists, as do many other types. However female privilege seems to center around negative issues. Women are believed over men in domestic violence events which I absolutely do not agree... Continue Reading →

To My Number One Fan

As she walked home alone Jackie noticed several people standing outside of her building. Among those waiting she saw a somewhat familiar face. It was someone she had only met as a fan of her books who persistently asked for her autograph. His name was Eric Steven Walker and though she often saw him as... Continue Reading →


The first time I glanced at her I saw the sun rise in her eyes, My naked exposure my heart was so desperate to disguise; The last time I saw her we were miles from where we met, The slow undoing of our love is what I would always regret. She could tell our story... Continue Reading →

The Artist’s Call

What does it take for someone to be, A painter of things only they can see; No training is required just an artistic bent, But paint on canvas won’t always pay the rent. At first the ideas come easy and your brush it does flow, Do you want to paint like Picasso or like Vincent... Continue Reading →

Jennifer’s Cheer

The following was excerpted and rewritten from a conversation between Jackie Hemingway and artist Jennifer Dunham on paying your dues as an artist.No artist ever worth a damn painted one painting and became rich and famous.Even if it is hard to do so, try to look at it this way — the starving artist helps... Continue Reading →

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