Blog - Megan Westfield

Upcoming Event at Run for Cover Bookstore

by Megan on Thursday, January 24th, 2019 in Adventure Sports, Books, Leaving Everest.
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San Diego County locals: I’ll be giving a talk and signing books alongside New York author Alice Kaltman on Sunday, Feb. 3. The two of us connected some years back because we both write young …

A handdrawn map of the South Col Route on Mount Everest by Jessica Riel

Mount Everest Map

by Megan on Monday, February 26th, 2018 in Leaving Everest.
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In Leaving Everest, I thought it was important to include an overview map of the Mount Everest climbing route. Without a map, it’s just a bunch of context-less occurrences of “and then they went from Camp Two to Camp Three …

Leaving Everest is here!

by Megan on Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 in Leaving Everest.
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Today’s the big day for my second novel, Leaving Everest! It has been released and is live in the world for everyone to read!

Twenty-year-old Emily Winslowe has had an adventurous upbringing. Daughter of a Himalayan mountain guide, she …

two children feed a trio of capybaras

Photo Friday: The Capybaras

by Megan on Friday, February 2nd, 2018 in Kids, Photo Friday.
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I took this picture at an exotic animal petting zoo during our holiday trip to Washington state. It might be one of my favorite pics of my kids ever.
Our local zoo here in San Diego has capybaras, but you …

Sale Alert for Lessons in Gravity

by Megan on Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 in Adventure Sports, Lessons in Gravity.
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Leaving Everest won’t be out for 20 more days, but there’s always Lessons in Gravity to read in the meantime and it happens to be on sale right now for $0.99! It’s only for two days, so hurry and …


by Megan on Thursday, January 25th, 2018 in Leaving Everest, New Adult.

Yesterday was the cover reveal for my second novel, Leaving Everest, which will release three weeks from now on February 19, 2018. The reveal was tile-by-tile style over on Entangled Publishing’s Instagram account and there was a guessing game about …

Line-a-day success: a seven year saga

by Megan on Sunday, January 7th, 2018 in Life.
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For three years straight, my solitary new year’s resolution was to write daily in the line-a-day journal I’ve been keeping (or attempting to keep) for seven years.
Here’s the blog post trail from this sad saga: 
Line-a-day resolution 2017
Line-a-day …

November 2017 Update

by Megan on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 in Writing.

The last time I wrote an update post was back in March. A few quick highlights of our spring, summer, and early fall:

WildThing2 turned two
Weekend trip to Palm Springs with out-of-state grandparents
Date with Husband where we …

five year old girl wearing a moana costume

Five Years Old

by Megan on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 in Kids.
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Today is my daughter’s fifth birthday. Her Moana birthday party will be Saturday, when we will break out multiple paddling pools, hang up tropical decorations in the backyard, gorge on birthday cupcakes, and, of course, put the Moana soundtrack on …

novel on an tablet with a cup of tea and a quote from the book

Lessons in Gravity Is On Sale

by Megan on Thursday, July 27th, 2017 in Lessons in Gravity.
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This is a just a quick reminder about the current sale on the ebook version of Lessons in Gravity. You can get the book for $0.99 at Kobo Canada and $1.43 at Kobo Australia.
Because of this sale, Lessons in …