Jayne Martin

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” —Nora Ephron

Never let anyone tell you your dreams are too big.

Books and Movies

The newest book

30 5-star reviews say Suitable for Giving is laugh-out-loud funny

If you like horses, you’ll love Big Spender—
a movie for the whole family

Short Fiction, Poetry, and Essays

Flash Fiction

“The Tumbling Tomasellos” – 5:2:One

“The Heart of the Town” – First Place Winner, Women on Writing Flash Fiction Fall 2013 Contest 

“Memorial Day” in Tethered by Letters

“Passing Through” in Slick Lit Magazine

“Best Laid Plans” in Degenerate Literature

Modern Living in Bending Genres

“The Woman Who Married Her Clock” in Ginger Bread House

“The Visitor” in Cabinet of Heed

Predator” in Connotation Press

“One of a Kind”  in Bending Genres

Closing Time” in Spelk Fiction


“Collateral Damage” – Cleaver Magazine, March 2017


“Let’s Talk About Fear” – Flash Fiction Retreats

“The Only Child” – Hippocampus Magazine

“Age of Consent” – Connotation Press, January 2017  

Out of My Hands” – Hippocampus, April 2018

Last Date

“You arrive from her bed flushed, rushed and unapologetic, wearing the sea green cashmere V-neck I gave you for Christmas.”


Pinky Swear

“We stroll the sandy boardwalk, smoke cigarettes stolen from my mother’s purse. Our bodies distort in fun house mirrors and we wonder who we will become.”