• I'm currently pitching and querying for The Quintessent, the first in a trilogy. I hope to get it published.

General details

  • emilyjeanroche

  • Berea, KY

  • Emily Jean Roche

  • B.S. in Elementary Education

  • Female

  • English

In short

  • Emily Jean Roche lives in Kentucky with her husband, two daughters, and cat. SheI works as an elementary school literacy coordinator and as a freelance writer on the side. She has been writing and reading fantasy and other genres since childhood. She has one flash-fiction piece published in the Flash 500 anthology ebook, and she is a founding member of the Berea Writers Circle.

  • My claim to fame is making a difference in the lives of young readers!

My Favorites: Reading and Writing

  • Fiction: Children's, Coming of Age, Fairytales, Folklore & Mythology, Sci Fi/Fantasy, Teen, Young Adult/Juvenile

  • The Dark is Rising sequence by Susan Cooper
    The Enchanted Forest chronicles by Patricia C. Wrede.
    Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
  • Eli the Good by Silas House
  • My favorite place to read is on the beach, but since I live in a land-locked state, I'm going to say: my couch.
  • Fiction: Fairytales, Folklore & Mythology, Sci Fi/Fantasy, Teen, Young Adult/Juvenile

  • Ginny Weasley.  Because she's a powerful witch, but mostly because I wish I were ginger.
  • John Green, Susan Cooper, Patricia C. Wrede, Jerry Spinelli