i am so much more//so are you.
an energy of multiple faces//bodies//dimensions//sounds//voices.
these are only clips of me.
get @ me.
Freelance Writer & Copy Writer
2008 – Present
I work with a variety of clients to address writing needs; print and online publications.
SEO work + ghostwriting (business start-ups, fashion, cosmetic surgery, wellness, and digital affairs).
From non-fiction to business writing and articles to research pieces; I am able to handle a wide-range of subjects and writing formats.
Some companies with whom I have worked for include the following:
Culture Designers (art, POC, protest art, the other, music, gender)
Culture Designers::Feature (sex work)
Femme Feminism (body image)
Hermetic Hare (herbal astrology)
The Talko (relationships, shock talk, sex, body, health, astrology, numerology)
Playboy (sex, sex work, relationships)
Luna Luna (witchiness + astrology)
She Knows (the body + magic)
Self (body image)
Remedies for Me (herbs, health, natural cures)
Cafe Quill (lifestyle and work culture)
MOH (experimental photography, outsider art)
My Little Vixen (sex, astrology, relationships)
Not Jess Fashion (ghostwrite fashion)
Strategic Edge (ghostwrite cosmetic/plastic surgery)
Love2Know (heath & beauty)
CCS (emergency management)
Spirit Guides (metaphysical, travel, states of consciousness)
Honey Colony (health, mental health)
VidaWeb (women in literature, QTWOC, Spot On!)
The City Paper Bogota (travel, transport, public transport)
Arriviedo (travel, budget travel, guides; focus Bogota, Prague, Paris, & Lyon)
Waging Nonviolence (resistance, protest, grassroots, POC, First Tribes)
Segunda Mano (lifestyle, travel, food; in Spanish)
Witty Bitches (feminism, self-care, relationships)
e-Techonologies (technical writing)
The Things (miscellaneous)
Joorney (business plan writing, start-ups, visa support)
Scandalous (feminism, sex, the evolving archetype)
Search Influence (commercial writing, blogging)
HawtShop (beauty, fashion, style)
TOEFL + STAAR test prep writing (question and reading paragraphs)
Teacher//Guide//Healer + Observer of Life
Birth – Present
Things I know about:
· Herbs, astrology; that witchy life
· Sex work; what's the big deal
· Budeting the f*$% outta life (think minimalist living meets low income meets thrift shop means dumpster diving meets saving for dreams)
· Meditation & yoga (cure the body, today!)
· Dating abroad; sex tourism & marrying for visas
· Dating someone in jail; statistics + reality
· Better ways to die
· Cleansing the body//cleansing the mind
· Creative entrepreneurs & start-ups
· Santeria; Cuban-ties
· The connection between food & masturbation
· Stripping; why some make it out alive & others get stuck; the best thong for the job; which shoe rakes in the most dough; why there’s no champagne in the champagne room
· Colombia: the real deal; stuff I know first-hand (from Drogatá, college professors and artists living on the streets [basuco], scams, ayahausca remedies & cures, Datura, sex with donkeys, the male gaze, plastic surgery, Picos, Champeta, hidden black communities, Juernes (a mix between Thursday & Friday), brothels, Mockus & Peñalosa ( mayors who changed the face of Bogotá forever), being married to a Colombian & all that comes with it (stereotypes, visa issues, language, & cultural head-butting)
· Retail therapy & other capitalist gags :: Women, the Victims
· Living abroad (from Barranquilla and Bogotá to Buenos Aires and Prague to Paris) & what that does to patriotism & self-identity (even body image, like for real, for real)
· Plants, Planets, & People; What does Pluto really mean for Humankind?//all planet talk
· Teaching & why it’s a joke, a myth, & a dream
· Making lists = adulting; why the art of lists is fading, but the listicle is raging
· Running away from relationships, cheating, & almost marrying a Cuban on the island of Cuba
· female filet & other art space like it; why these spaces need to exist for “women” to feel safe
Things I’d like to write about, i.e. investigate & write for you; the short list:
· Americans & Mental Illness: What would Nietzsche have to say
· Sex work in Paris; Trans-life in Paris; France all up in Africa
· Why no one responded to my #BlackLivesMatter call in Paris on a page for ex-pats; The Trump Years as seen from France
· The Comeback Kid: Bartering & Fair Exchange
· Syrian Refugees in Paris; the subway beggars; the street sleepers
the universe has blessed me.
fluent in Spanish, manages French, childlike Portuguese, baby Czech.
from teacher to herbal astrology consultant to sex writer.
from travel to documents to manifestations.
changing all the time; never stay the same.
jacklyn janeksela is a wolf and a raven, a cluster of stars, & a direct descent of the divine feminine. she can be found @ Barrelhouse, Thought Catalog, LunaLuna Magazine, Talking Book Three Point Press, DumDum Magazine, Visceral Brooklyn, Anti-Heroin Chic (2nd pub here), Public Pool, Reality Hands, Velvet-Tail, Requited Journal, The Feminist Wire, Word For/Word, Literary Orphans, Pank, Split Lip, Landfill, Yes Poetry, feelings, Heavy Feather, The Opiate, Potluck, Vending Machine Press, Entropy, thosethatthis, Quail Bell, The Lune, Grimoire, Rogue Agent ; Civil Coping Mechanism anthology A Shadow Map & Outpost 19 Rooted anthology; & elsewhere. she is in a post-punk band called the velblouds. her baby @ femalefilet. her chapbook fitting a witch//hexing the stitch @ The Operating System, 2017. she is an energy. find her @ hermetic hare for herbal astrology readings.
virgo sun//capricorn moon//virgo rising = worker & improver of things.
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