ABOUT
Basil E. Bacorn
Hi! I'm Basil E. Bacorn, a small-town YA  author who loves fantasy so much he practically lives in it! You're on my about page so hopefully you're not disappointed! 

I've been writing my entire life, but I started it as a career in 2015 after I broke some things inside me that aren't supposed to be broken, and was laid up in bed awhile. That was when I wrote the first draft of my first novel, Dark's Descent.  
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They say, well I just made it up, that a person's music interests tell a lot about them, so here is an ever-growing playlist of songs I am/have been obsessed with and listen to as I work. 
Some other things about me are I like to read (of course). Some of my favorite books are:

  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
  • When You Reach Me
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime
  • Lord of the Flies
  • Dead End in Norvelt
  • and pretty much everything Rick Riordan writes (You were a real inspiration Mr. Riordan, if you're reading this!)

If you'd like to recommend a book, or if you are Rick Riordan, don't hesitate to send me a message in the deformed contact box below! 
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I also watch some television, typically just my two favorite shows and the Hallmark Channel during Christmas... I LOVE Just in Time for Christmas and really need to review it one of these days. 
Speaking of movies, my all-time favorite is the 2017 remake of Beauty and the Beast. I waited so long for that (it's my favorite Disney Classic). I saw it twice when it came out, once with my little sister to celebrate our back-to-back birthdays and once with my grandma in 3-D on my actual birthday (I think...).

I got a little off topic there for a second...

Anyway, I consider myself a very involved person. Some of the clubs I am in include Science Olympiad, the AAHS Student Council, History Club, and several others. I also organize an annual book drive that you can learn more about here .