Maggie Rascal / M.P. Witwer

Maggie Rascal is the alter ego of Seattle-area writer M.P. Witwer. Together they create insightful (and sometimes humorous) poetry and prose.

In addition to writing short stories and poems, she is also an editor, writing website moderator and clay artist. Her work has earned several awards, and her writing has appeared in publications worldwide. A penchant for satire and word play emerges in the persona of Maggie Rascal, while work under the name M.P. Witwer leans more toward heartfelt.

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Books and short stories

  • Writer’s Block: When a noted writer hits the wall with her current project, she heads to the beach to concentrate on her work but instead finds an endearing distraction or two. This short story has been called “magnificently well-crafted,” “clever,” “a charming story, very original and creative” and “a wonderful read.”
  • Lost and Found: An affectionate look at a few of the pitfalls and mishaps faced by Jane and Martin, a couple navigating a new romance, and their dog and cat, companions as devoted to each other as they are to their people. The appearance of a vindictive ex serves to catapult the two-legged protagonists into action, spurred on by an unexpected development.

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