J. M. Bedell
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. Susie King Taylor. She wrote the only first person account of life as a female slave during the Civil War. And I wouldn't say much, I'd just sit and listen to her stories.
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. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Elastigirl from the Incredibles movie.
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.