Keaton in "The Railrodder"

Keaton in "The Railrodder"

Buster Keaton would think Jessica is a cup of tea, and so should you.

Born in Philadelphia and raised in its suburbs, Jessica Turner has a ridiculously common name but a not-so-common brain. She's been cooking up some unusual ideas since she first started having cohesive thoughts. From taking the family room carpet on a ride with Aladdin to writing ghost stories in third grade, from crafting feature-length screenplays in college to drawing dinosaurs in rocketships and Space Duckies (also in college) (during philosophy class) (shh), she's always been in her own little world. It might be a weird one and not governed by the laws of physics or thermodynamics or whatever natural laws we have, but it's always an interesting one. 

She writes, she draws, she paints, she cooks, she mixes media and mixes drinks. She does not fight dragons. She campaigns to protect them from poachers and fantasy enthusiasts who don't understand proper dragon care.

Just living is not enough... One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
– Hans Christian Anderson

The information below can be found on my LinkedIn profile, but most of it is here for your convenience:


As an artist / designer, clients include:

  • Moonstone & Sage, Malvern, PA
    • Writer, designer (newsletter, other media)
    • Class instructor
    • Jewelry
    • Inventory arrangement
  • The Picket Fence, Malvern, PA
    • Jewelry
    • High-end origami decorations
    • Window displays: decorations & arrangements
    • Inventory arrangement
  • Private Commissions
    • Jewelry
    • High-end origami decorations
    • Home decor
    • Ornaments
    • Upcycled material scarves via Etsy

As a writer, clients include the following in addition to any published words in my Library:

  • Academy of Notre Dame de Namur - Villanova, PA
    • Visions magazine writer
    • Press releases
    • Public relations
    • Feature writer


Freelance writer & artist, 2010 to present

Owner & Designer of Hamiltonian Designs, 2013 to present

Office Manager at Greater Philadelphia Film Office, 2011 to 2014

Internships include:

Nationlight Productions, Bala Cynwyd, PA - 2010 to 2011

Publicity Researcher & Producer, feature film Night Catches Us - 2010

Production Office, Greater Philadelphia Film Office - 2009

Nancy Glass Productions, Bala Cynwyd, PA - 2009

Teaching Assistant / Lecturer, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA - 2008 to 2009



Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA - Bachelor of Science, Screenwriting & Playwriting - magna cum laude, 2010

Academy of Notre Dame de Namur, Villanova, PA - High school diploma - 2006