Jean James coauthored the newly released, 4RV
novel Sparrow Alone on the Housetop,
and has had many articles and stories published in periodicals.
a full-time writer, Jean collected live mammals and reptiles for US and foreign
distribution, collected live venomous snakes for anti-venom production, and was
involved in sundry, wilderness construction projects. She also worked as a
press agent, a song writer, and was the captain of a small, leaky cabin
Jean is the mother of six children. Her
youngest girl, Mary James, is Jean’s coauthor on Sparrow Alone on the Housetop and presently works with her on a
music-themed novel trilogy. When not writing, Jean runs camera for Mary’s TV
show and often tours with her in that capacity.
James, who coauthored the 4RV novel, Sparrow
Alone on the Housetop, started life as a musical prodigy. She could read
music before she could read words and co-wrote original songs at age five. By
age seven she was proficient on the guitar, banjo, and violin, and entertained
audiences across the US
with her vocal and instrumental skills.
Her life has been one long road show
interspersed with TV, radio, and film work.She is also and the fun-loving host of Nashville TV show, Mean Mary’s Never Ending Street.In
addition to her recently released novel at 4RV Publishing, she is the
composer/author of a banjo/guitar tablature book and DVD titled The Sparrow and the Hawk.