About A.J.

AJ O'Connell, books, Beware the Hawk

This is me.

  • My name is A.J. O’Connell. I’m an author, but make my living as a freelance journalist, copywriter, and editor.
  • I write fiction for love, but I’m a freelance journalist and copywriter for a living.
  • I’ve been a journalist for 15 years, and I taught journalism at a community college for five years.
  • I live in Connecticut with my husband and son, a cat and a dog.



12 thoughts on “About A.J.

  1. Your mom emailed us about your major journal and write the book. So I forward to our children Wendy, Jennifer & Tony. They graduated from UCONN but they did not go for Masters. They might be interested in your materials.
    Wendy’s major was journal at UCONN but she changed her major. They love to read the books.

    • Hi Diana! It’s been a very long time. I remember your children – especially Wendy – from when I was little. I didn’t know that she had been interested in journalism. I hope you and your family are well. Give my best to everyone, and thank you for checking out my blog.

  2. A.J. Love your posts in Book Riot, but visited your blog before. Since you’re hoping to find some indie books to read let me offer you a couple. Avignon Press just published a women’s literary novel, “Azimuths” by R.A. Morean. Looking at your interests, you’d love it. They also published (self published since its from me, the owner of the press who wrote it, “The Peacemaker”, an ecological science fiction novel). If sic-fi isn’t your cup of tea, Black Rose Writing, another small press just published my mystery thriller “Murder in Nirvana,” which Emmy-award winning screenwriter Les Bohem called “the novel of my dreams.” I’ll be taking at look at your Resistance Cycle books, starting with the first. Love to have you take a look at mine. They’re all on Amazon

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