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Author: Megan McCafferty

Inspiring the next generation of writers

A character study of a misunderstood tween demi-goddess living among normies. A comedy sketch mining laughs from an inept villain who is verrrrry bad at being bad. A lyrical ode to birth, decay and renewal in the natural world. A multigenerational saga about clashing dragon clans. These are just a few examples of the imaginative […]

Jersey fresh fiction

Since this is my debut as a blogger for the library, I’ve been thinking about the inspiration for “Sloppy Firsts,” my first novel published nearly twenty-one years ago. I was born and raised on the Jersey Shore. (Pause for a fist pump.) When you grow up being told you reside in the armpit of the […]