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

My Life in 8 Words

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J. M. Bedell
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. I have two, my daughters. One has an MD/PhD and is about to start her residency, and the other has opened her own gluten-free bakery in Seattle. Amazing, strong and independent women.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I have very green eyes.

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’s your best quality?

A. I'm kind, well, most of the time.

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