J. M. Bedell

J. M. Bedell spent her childhood daydreaming in hayfields, talking to cows, and finding her heroes between the pages of books. She is a full-time writer of historical fiction and nonfiction for children. She received her MFA in creative writing from Hamline University in Minnesota. She lives with her husband and two Siberian huskies in Portland, Oregon. Visit her at JMBedell.com.

Books by this Author

So, You Want to Work with Animals?
So, You Want to Work with the Ancient and Recent Dead?
So, You Want to Be a Chef?

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I'm kind, well, most of the time.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I'm easily discouraged. It take a lot of emotional effort for me to keep writing, day after day, when the rewards seem to come so infrequently.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Right where I am. I think we live in paradise aka, the Willamette Valley in Oregon!

Q. What do you regret most?

A. That I didn't go to college before I got married and had kids. It took me 14 years to get my bachelor's degree, one or two classes at a time. I think I would have gone further in my writing career if I had started sooner.

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