christmas-2015Andrew McDowell became interested in writing at age eleven, inspired by childhood passions for stories and make-believe. By the time he was thirteen, he knew he wanted to be a writer.

Andrew studied history, literature, and creative writing at St. Mary’s College. He’s also a member the Maryland Writers’ Association.

His main interest as a writer is Young Adult fiction. He plans to try his hand in multiple genres, for he is inspired by a variety of interests. He has also written poetry and creative nonfiction, and is interested in writing drama, short stories, and song lyrics.