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M.E. Castle


M.E. Castle

M.E. Castle is a writer and actor working in the glorious center of the universe, New York City. He graduated from Oberlin College in 2008 with a degree in Theatre and has written a number of short stories, only a handful of which have ever been seen by an audience wider than his closest friends. 

Throughout his college years, he was one of the leading writers of the noir detective radio drama The Dead Hear Footsteps, to which he also lent his vocal talents. 

POPULAR CLONE is his first novel.

M.E. Castle

Books by M.E. Castle

Written by M.E. Castle with illustrations by Daniel Jennewein - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Retelling

Get ready to take a journey through time to a really smelly place known as Denmark. There, an evil uncle is trying to dethrone a prince who sees ghosts. Moat serpents will try to eat you. There may be a few sword fights, and a haunted graveyard. Your only allies are the world’s most reluctant reader, Kyle Word, his annoying neighbor, Halley, and his baby brother, Gross Gabe. Help them defeat Uncle Claudius and make it to the end of the story, or you’ll be trapped in Hamlet forever!

Written by M.E. Castle with illustrations by Daniel Jennewein - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Humor, Retelling

Are you ready to embark on a journey to Italy, where you’ll find yourself right in the middle of a major feud between two rival pizza-making families: the Montagues and the Capulets? A swordsman and perfumer will hunt you. There will be disguises, fake pizza, and tomato fights (make sure to duck!). You must help Becca, her stepbrother Sam, and her dog Rufus convince Romeo Montague to ask Juliet Capulet on a date, or you will all be stuck in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet forever!

by M.E. Castle - Adventure, Fiction

Fisher, Two, Amanda, and Veronica are happy to spend their holiday break at Fisher's parents' new amusement park. But when aliens crash-land on Fisher's favorite roller coaster, mistaking it for their home planet, it spells the end of R&R for our heroes.

Now Fisher, Two, Amanda, and Veronica must convince the aliens that Earth is the worst place ever and help them fix their ship. But Fisher and his crew learn quickly that the Geminis are not to be messed with, not when they might literally explode at any moment. That's right, the Geminis are like puberty times one million. They can seem sweet as pie, but when they turn on you, they're deadly.

by M.E. Castle - Children's, Fiction
Fisher Bas found his gone-Hollywood Clone, Two, but "Three" and Dr. X remain on the loose. When Fisher is no longer able to keep Two a secret, and when it turns out Three has come to Palo Alto bent on eliminating Fisher and Two, the boys will have to pull together their friends and an unlikely ally to stop Three and his clone army. The future of Fisher and Two's hometown depends on it.
by M.E. Castle - Fiction, Humor, Science Fiction

After somehow surviving the explosion at TechX Enterprises, Two is in Hollywood looking for his "mother." Fisher must bring him back to Palo Alto before his cloning secret is discovered. When a class field trip to see the Dr. Devilish science show arises, it becomes the perfect opportunity for Fisher to find his clone. But all kinds of complications will get in the way.

by M.E. Castle - Fiction, Humor, Science Fiction

Twelve-year-old Fisher Bas is a geeky science genius and the son of Nobel-prize-winning parents. When Fisher steals his mother's experimental growth hormones, he successfully creates a replica of himself, Fisher-2. Now Fisher can spend all day working on his inventions, while his clone faces middle-school. But when his clone is kidnapped by an evil scientist, can Fischer save him in time?