E. J. Patten

E.J. Patten was born Arizona and grew up with a love of stories, thanks to his parents’ ownership of a video store. He received a BA in Media Arts and an MBA from Brigham Young University, and he lives with his wife and three children on a small hill overlooking a large lake in a Utah town.

Books by this Author

The Legend Thief
Middle School Survival Kit
Return to Exile

Videos

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Power, without compassion, is the greatest evil there is.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Being Harrison Ford.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Being unemployed.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. I generally prefer to be "on" the world, but if I had to be "in" it, I would probably choose a cenote near Cancun.

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

A. Compassion. Adaptability. A sense of humor.

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