The Purgery: A Writer’s Blog & Resource Repository
Krystal Mercer McLellan is an aspiring novelist from Brazoria County, Texas. She created this space to curate research findings and share lessons learned as she goes through the motions of drafting her first historical novel. She hopes the chronicled odyssey of her creative and analytical processes will benefit like-minded folks who are pursuing a writing life, or who are simply curious to learn more about the human and agricultural history of the Texas Gulf Coast.
Krystal lives in Washington D.C. with her husband and frequently returns to Brazoria County to visit family. She has a B.A. degree in English/Creative Writing from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas, and a M.S. degree in Policy Analysis from The New School University in New York, New York.
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