E. J. Patten

E.J. Patten was born Arizona and grew up with a love of stories, thanks to his parents’ ownership of a video store. He received a BA in Media Arts and an MBA from Brigham Young University, and he lives with his wife and three children on a small hill overlooking a large lake in a Utah town.

Books by this Author

The Legend Thief
Return to Exile
Middle School Survival Kit

Videos

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Power, without compassion, is the greatest evil there is.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Eggsplint Poppycock, the Nearly Unknown. He was the most famous beet farming serf in the small Roman village of Snarquisquid in the forgettable middle part of the 4th century.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Not necessarily in order: "Foruna Imperatrix Mundi: O Fortuna" by Carl Orff. "Battle of Evermore" by Led Zepplin. "Wish You Were Here" by Pink Floyd. "Viva La Vida" by Coldplay. "Black Wings" by Tom Waits.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. My biggest pet was a golden retriever named "Bridger," and please don't call me Peeve. Oh. I misread that. Do I still have space to ans

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Harrison Ford.

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