Jacqui has published flash pieces and short stories both under her own name and under the pen-name K C Maguire. Her debut novel, Inside the Palisade, a young adult sci-fi story was published by Lodestone (U.K.) in 2015 and won the Purple Dragonfly Award for science-fiction and fantasy in 2016, as well as placing in the Houston Writer’s Guild fiction writing contest the previous year. Jacqui holds an M.F.A. in Fiction Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts as well as fiction writing certificates from UCLA Extension and Stanford Online. She is a popular speaker on legal issues for authors and illustrators, and her new book Law & Authors: A Legal Handbook for Writers will be published in 2019 by University of California Press. Jacqui can be found online at authography.org

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