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 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty, integrity, and being teachable.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. All those writers who struggled to find their voice and then a place in the publishing world.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I have very green eyes.

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