Derek McFadden

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Mitch Albom, Richard Paul Evans, Robert Frost, F. Scott Fitzgerald

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I was born in 1982 with a mild form of cerebral palsy. From that point to this, I have striven to write the kinds of stories readers want to read (get lost in) and the kinds I want to tell. Often my main characters will have the same palsy I do. This is because, as a kid, when I would read stories I would always think, None of these people are anything like me.
I can't wait for all the readers here at Goodreads--and everywhere there's a reader who hungers for a good story--to read my as-yet unpublished novel, Two Lessons For Terrence McDonald. It's an absorbing look at a family and real life, and what life means. There's also a fair amount of the afterlife involved!
It is my sincere hope that I'll get to share my story with you, and that I'l
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I’m not gonna tell another story about a girl on a train who is also gone and has also fallen from the sky and gotten a dragon tattoo, only to become the woman in the window in her agoraphobic middle-age.  It’s not that those stories aren’t interesting.  They’ve been told, though, and they’re not mine to tell. I definitely don’t want to tell tired rehashings of them. People will do exactly this...

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