Get to Know James McGowan
- By: admin | Date: Feb 24 2020
Welcome back to the BookEnds “Get to Know” series. You’ve read our bios, follow us on social media, and you know which genres we represent. But behind the business persona, we are real people with real lives, hobbies, pet peeves, and passions. These are the people we want to share with you.
Besides being the Assistant, Social Media Manager and building my list at BookEnds, I am (sometimes) also a real person! Putting aside anything book-related, I am a sitcom-lover, a dog person, a trivia-nerd, a dreadful- horrible-no-good singer despite my best efforts, and a potato connoisseur. I love me some French Fries. More below!
I, uh… I don’t know that I have any? Which is kind of making me sad at the start of this blog post. I started jumping rope for fitness a year ago, and I don’t despise that like every other physical activity. (I’m looking at all the runners out there).
Erm… this is where I’m gonna sound like a 76-year-old. I am a huge Jeopardy! (and other trivia) fan.
I also spend far too much free time on YouTube.
Now, these I have (and will probably come of no surprise to the people I work with):
I dislike lateness,
or when people don’t respond to emails.
I also really don’t like when people use a sink and leave the counter wet. Drives. Me. Bananas.
Vapers? Don’t do that.
Oh! Public video/music players? Get headphones.
Literally every licensed driver in the tri-state who does not use blinkers.
When I cc someone on an email and the recipient replies without keeping them cc’ed. Am I a joke to you?
I warned you that I was a 76-year-old. I really ascribe to the crankiness that comes with that title.
I love science. Which is weird because I always hated science growing up and going to school. But now I love anything that has to do with the ocean, or space, or nature, biology, physics. My former teachers would be very perplexed.
I really liked baked cheese crackers? Of the Cheez-It or Goldfish variety.
This blog post series made me realize I am literally the most boring person on the face of the Earth. Thank you, Jessica Faust.