Megan Cooley Peterson

About Me

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Hey, there!

Thanks for stopping by. Grab a cup of coffee and hang out for a while.

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I've been in love with words since I was a little girl. I used to make up stories and record them on my Fisher Price tape recorder. I've written several novels and have also worked as a children's book editor at a publishing company. I now freelance edit and write nonfiction for kids, which makes me excellent at trivia games.

My favorite book growing up was Wayside School Is Falling Down by Louis Sachar. It made me want to be a writer. 

I am represented by Margaret Sutherland Brown of the Emma Sweeney Agency.

Random stuff about Me:
Favorite color: Purple. Always and forever.
Favorite band/singer: Ooh, tough one. Some favorites include The Beatles, Letters to Cleo, Stevie Nicks, Queen, No Doubt
First concert: The Monkees with my mom and sister.
Favorite Golden Girl: This is not easy. I love Rose because she looks & acts just like my late grandma Ardis. Dorothy is the queen of sarcasm. Blanche is comfortable in her own skin. And Sophia just says whatever she wants to say!
Team Edward or Team Jacob: Edward. Totally.
Early bird or Night Owl: Mornings are the worst. I’m definitely a night owl.
Favorite book: I re-read Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding at least once a year.
Favorite authors: Katherine Howe, Jane Austen, Jonathan Tropper, J.K. Rowling, Jenny Han, V.C. Andrews, R.L. Stine, Wally Lamb to name a few