Marcy McKay

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Marcy McKay knew she wanted to write stories the moment she read about Oompa Loompas in fourth grade. She’s an award-winning short-story author and copywriter, as well as a freelance journalist and creator of Mudpie Writing blog. Her work has appeared in Writer’s Digest, The Write Practice, Write to Done, Positive Writer and Jane Friedman. Marcy lives in Texas with her husband and two teens, who all still like her…most of the time.

McKay is a member of the Writers’ League of Texas and the Texas High Plains Writers.

Skipjack Publishing is releasing her debut literary suspense novel, Pennies from Burger Heaven, on January 21, 2016.

Awards for Pennies from Burger Heaven:

*First Place – Writers’ League of Texas: Best Mainstream Novel

*First Place – Frontiers in Writing: Best Mainstream Novel

*Winner – Frontiers in Writing: Best of Show

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