Jason Mott is an award-winning author living in North Carolina. Pen and Cape is his outlet for all things heroic, supernatural, and personal. Welcome!

…hide behind me…

…hide behind me… is Jason Mott’s second collection and can be purchased here.

Words about the book:

Jason Mott’s collection, “…hide behind me…”, is formally interesting in its examination of comic book archetypes and questions of morality, mortality, love, and especially the eternal quest by humans for heroism in the every day.

Jeannine Hall-Gailey, author of Becoming the Villainess

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We Call This Thing Between Us Love

“We Call This Thing Between Us Love” is Jason Mott’s first collection and can be purchased here.

Words about the book:

“We humans may have difficulty forging the romantic and familial intimacy we so desperately desire, but these poems sure don’t. They create an intense connection between poet and reader that counteracts the weakness, fear, resentment and loneliness that…Learn More

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jasonmottauthor.com Now Live!

Wednesday, March, 13th, 2013 in Uncategorized

Greetings, web traveler. If you’re reading this, you’ve found my personal blog. Feel free to knock around the site, but if you’re looking for news and info related to my upcoming novel THE RETURNED (which has been optioned by ABC) please head over to jasonmottauthor.com

Going forward, jasonmottauthor.com will be my primary venue.


-Jason Mott

Casting for THE RETURNED pilot–a recap thus far

Tuesday, February, 26th, 2013 in Uncategorized

The exciting news right now is that casting for ABC’s pilot of THE RETURNED is in full swing!  Two terrific actors have already been cast and I can hardly contain my excitement!  Word is that filming for the pilot may begin next month in/around Atlanta.  So I decided to post the info here, as it develops, along with a few …Read more

THE RETURNED now available for pre-order!

Thursday, January, 24th, 2013 in Uncategorized

THE RETURNED is now available for pre-order!  Still shocked and awed by seeing my book on Amazon.  🙂



ABC Orders Pilot of THE RETURNED

Thursday, January, 24th, 2013 in Uncategorized

Today’s wonderful news is that ABC has ordered a pilot episode of THE RETURNED.  Another step toward THE RETURNED appearing on your television!  Still can’t believe it!


Details here:  http://www.deadline.com/2013/01/abc-picks-up-comedy-pulling-dramas-from-mcg-bryan-zabel-brad-pitt/


Monday, December, 17th, 2012 in Uncategorized

It is with great excitement that I present the cover for THE RETURNED. Amazingly pleased with what the design team came up with!



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