Author Revealed

About James A. Owen

Q. What is your birthdate?

A. 11/11

Q. Previous occupations

A. Emperor of America Unconfirmed succession); amateur philologist

Q. Favorite job

A. I'm doing it right now.

Q. High school and/or college

A. Arizona

Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

A. John Williams / Bruce Hornsby

Q. Favorite movie

A. The original SUPERMAN

Q. Favorite television show

A. Past: THE WEST WING; Current: 24

Revealing Questions

Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?

A. Always moving forward to build a New Mythology

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Never sacrifice what you want the most, for what you want the most at that moment

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Francis Davis Millet

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Clark Kent

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Lex Luthor

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

A. Thai Spiced Crispy Chicken

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. The SUPERMAN main titles; The Way It Is - Bruce Hornsby; Two Princes - The Spin Doctors; Something About You - Level 42; Rock Me Amadeus - Falco

On Books and Writing

Q. Who are your favorite authors?

A. Ray Bradbury, Madeleine L'Engle, Lloyd Alexander, Alan Moore, Orson Scott Card

Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

A. The D'Aulares Book Of Greek Myths Superman, Last Son Of Krypton - Elliot S! Maggin Markings - Dag Hammarskjold The Worthing Saga - Orson Scott Card A Wrinkle In Time - Madeleine L'Engle

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. Sabriel - Garth Nix

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Write often, read everything.

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. When is the next book coming out?

Q. How did you come to write Here, There Be Dragons?

A. I love to write; I love to draw; and I love the idea that creative men and women in any era have been drawn to one another. So the idea that some of the greatest minds in history were brought together to become caretakers of an atlas of imaginary lands was too compelling to me NOT to write about!



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