3 May 2022

Elderlight Sight and Sound - Part II


Here is J.S. reading the concluding excerpt from Chapter 1 of her novel Elderlight, the third and final book in her urban fantasy Witchlight Series.  For further details check out the Books Section of this website.

2 May 2022

Elderlight - Sight and Sound

Here's an opportunity to hear J.S. read an excerpt from Chapter 1 of her novel Elderlight, the third and final book in her Witchlight Series. Keep an eye open for the concluding video on this website or head over to YouTube if you can't wait.

30 April 2022

Herts Book Festival 7th - 8th May 2022

J.S. will be in conversation with John Tarrow (the creative mind behind Talliston House and Gardens) talking about myth and magic in their work at the Hertford event on Saturday, 7th May at 2.30pm. J.S. will also be present at the author market in Hertford Castle from approximately 11am to 4pm on the same day. Signed copies of her books will be available. For more details visit http://hertsbookfestival.org 

6 April 2022

Changes in Spring


J.S has a brand new story out in the Spring issue of The Lorelei Signal. The story is called Changes and it's a story with bite. You can read it for free by clicking on the link below or you can check out all the stories in the April - June 22 issue of The Lorelei Signal by going here

Changes by J.S.Watts

An isolated, snow-bound colony of scientists has become used to living with and studying the changes brought about by the First Great Cataclysm, but the changes are about to make a dramatic change of their own and things are going to become horrifically personal, especially for one young scientist in particular.

The accompanying stunning Artwork is by Marge Simon.

14 March 2022

Looking for a Little Witchery?

For those of you intent on seeking out witchery, J.S. has recommended five favourite books that deal with witches and witchcraft in very different ways. You can find her recommendations over on the Shepherd site, where you will also find a wide range of intriguing book recommendations from a broad variety of authors. 

J.S.'s own Witchlight, the first novel in her praised Witchlight series (Witchlight, Old Light, Elderlight), also gets a mention.

30 January 2022

Lothlorien Poetry Journal Volume 7 in Paperback

Volume 7 is now out in print format: a 250 page feast of over 60 brilliant poets and fiction writers, including five poems by J.S Watts first published online by Lothlorien.

For further details go to Lulu 

25 January 2022

An Eventful February II

 This is the first of the February events:

18 January 2022

An Eventful February

 J.S. has a couple of events coming up in February. This is one of them:

11 January 2022

Welcome 2022

As we edge tentatively and a tad nervously into 2022, J.S. is gradually accumulating a variety of events for the year (COVID permitting, of course). If you want know where J.S. will be performing or reading, or if you want check her availability for your own event, please just pop over to the Events page of this website.