Maeghan was born in Alexandria Virginia, USA, in 1978. She is the daughter of Joe G. Kimball and Karen L. Kimball. As a child, she lived between her parents and grandparents, which give her strong connections to her grandparents. At age eight she was diagnosed with the learning disorder dyslexia. Maeghan started creating short stories at age six and writing them at age eight. She graduated from high school at West Potomac High School, from where she excelled at Northern Virginia Community College. Maeghan received a B.A. degree at Christopher Newport University Virginia in English Literature/Writing, and Classical Language, minors in American Studies, Linguistics, Woman and Gender Studies and Childhood Studies from in 2001.