Hi, I’m Marie McKoy, a writer on a healing journey. Welcome to my website where I share details from my latest projects and blog about writing, motherhood, mental health and more.
Storytelling is my passion. I create character-driven stories that revolve around big topics, like anxiety, depression, dysfunctional families, bullying, self-love and loss. It’s important to me to have diverse representation in my writing, but above all, I love authentically flawed characters. I gravitate toward retellings of classic stories and tales rooted in mythology with a subtle supernatural vibe, historical connections and spiritual themes.
My first novel, Song of a Sophomore is a misfit 90s teen’s quest to overcome anxiety and self-doubt, rise up against her bullies, and transform heartache into wisdom for the ultimate victory–love.