I’m a writer, feminist, history lover, avid reader, gardener, powerlifter (girl’s gotta have inner and outer strength, right?), Pitch Wars YA mentor, and consummate museum goer. I’ve had an agent before, but I’m currently back in the query trenches. I love coffee with a relentless passion, and I will happily lose hours of my day talking about Battlestar Galactica, Lord of the Rings, anything by Leigh Bardugo or N.K. Jemisin, or about a 1000 other things in the SFF nerd sphere.
At this point in my life, I’m working every day to raise my kids, raise autism acceptance, and create beautiful stories. I mostly write Middle Grade and Young Adult fantasy books, and I love finding tidbits from history and digging into them to find the story there.
I sometimes blog for Parents.com and review Middle Grade books; and, I teach English at the college-level for my day job. I like art, large bodies of water, my children’s laughter, coffee, reading to my children, reading all alone, binging on tv series, driving through cities at night, laughing…
If you want to chat books, writing, reading and everything in between, you can find me on Twitter @jamiepacton.
I’m not writing as much about autism and my son lately, but if you want to chat about neurodiversity or have questions about autism, you can message me on Facebook or check out the Autism Resources page here.