Who am I?

I’m Jacob, and I write under the name J.L. Crosse. At the moment, everything on this site is written by me. Some of it is fiction, some of it is opinion, (and not much of it is fact!).

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Featured Show:

Finding Time

Finding Time is the first show to be released from Crossehouse. It tells the story of Caleb, as he wakes up aboard a strange spaceship.


Finding Time: UtopiaOne – Chapter 1
Hello, and welcome… again… to UtopiaOne. I've not had much of a chance to do a lot of writing recently, though I'm plodding along with it as much as I can, and I've had to pull back on my work on the podcast, due to a change of job, moving house, and overall just a lack of time to put into it. However, below, I've decided to share the first Chapter in its current February …
Ninety
It was a dreary Friday at the beginning of February, 1931. According to the Ripley and Heanor News and Ilkeston Division Free Press, Tate's on Corporation Road in Chesterfield had a sale on, selling a 3 piece suite for £9-£10 (even after inflation, to £617 today, that is a pretty good deal). Robert, James, John, William, Richard, Charles and Donald were the in vouge baby names for the country. And It was a day which …
Why Did I Buy #3 – Alien Rage
I have a terrible habit of buying things with the best intention, and then never using them. This is usually the case for Video Games (I'm looking at you Steam), Kindle Books, and Digital comics. But as I still own them, I may as well take the opportunity to finally force myself to look at them. While discussing my extensive (and extensively unplayed) game library with my friend, we will call him Ronald McDonald, he …
Why Did I Buy? #2 – 1000 Amps
I have a terrible habit of buying things with the best intention, and then never using them. This is usually the case for Video Games (I'm looking at you Steam), Kindle Books, and Digital comics. But as I still own them, I may as well take the opportunity to finally force myself to look at them. While discussing my extensive (and extensively unplayed) game library with my friend, we will call him Ronald McDonald, he …