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. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Butterscotch ice cream. Unfortunately, I'm lactose intolerant. Sigh.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I think I'd be a well-loved dog. Possibly an Anatolian Shepherd dog with a huge enclosure, a job to do, a warm and dry place to sleep, and plenty of food and water.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. A long and happy marriage and four kids who are productive members of society and making a difference in the world.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty, integrity, and being teachable.

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