Outside Archives - Megan Westfield

Peace and magic

By Megan on Saturday, December 24th, 2016 in Outside. No Comments

In the bustle of expectations, car traffic, cart traffic, children’s tantrums, and an abundance of good food and company, I wait for that magical moment tonight when the house goes perfectly quiet.
In that moment, I will think of a …




My Beloved, Yosemite-Set, New Adult Rock Climbing Novel

By Megan on Monday, October 24th, 2016 in Adventure Sports, Books, Lessons in Gravity, New Adult, Outside, Writing. No Comments

When I first posted the news that my novel, Lessons in Gravity, was going to be published, I called it “my beloved, Yosemite-set new adult novel.”
And beloved it is.
This manuscript has been with me for much longer than …




Lessons in Gravity Visual Dictionary

By Megan on Friday, October 21st, 2016 in Adventure Sports, Lessons in Gravity, Outside. No Comments

Part of what made writing Lessons in Gravity so much fun was using all the rock climbing words and describing some of the unique gear.  This visual dictionary is meant to be a work in progress; I’ll be adding to …




Outdoor Adventure Sport Fiction

By Megan on Monday, October 3rd, 2016 in Adventure Sports, Books, Lessons in Gravity, Outside, Reading. No Comments

I’ve always loved sports romances, but it was always hard for me to find sports romance/women’s fiction with the kinds of sports that I liked to do and follow as a fan: outdoor adventure sports (also called mountain sports or extreme …