J.A. Nelson

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Geraldine Brooks, Ken Follett, Mark Twain, Tracy Chavalier, Dava Sobel

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A Man of Honor, or Horatio’s Confessions is my debut novel, winner of two silver medals (Best First Book, Fiction & Best Cover, Fiction) awarded by the Independent Book Publishers Association (2020), 2020 Notable Indie, Top 100 --Best Indie Book Awards, Shelf Unbound, Finalist, Literary Fiction in the 14th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards (2020), rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by IndieReader Reviews, and 4 stars by Clarion .

I took the pen name J. A. Nelson. My given name is Jennifer (Jen) Nelson. I am the founder of Quill Point Press. I live with my husband and pets in Northern Virginia.

I grew-up in Culver City, a suburb of Los Angeles, California. My childhood home stood a few blocks away from MGM Studios, Culver Studios

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