Meg Cabot was bornon 1 February 1967 in Bloomington, American, is American author. As the author of ‘The Princess Diaries’, Meg Cabot takes her starry-eyed and romantic young readers on an engrossing journey through the world of princesses, ghosts, and true love. Adept at creating magic with her words, Cabot has several No. 1 New York Times bestsellers to her credit. As a young girl she became obsessed with princesses and always wanted to be one. She was an avid reader who read and reread fairytales till she was convinced that she was actually a princess living the life of a normal girl. Gifted with a vivid imagination and creativity, she amused herself by writing stories during her free time. In spite of the fact that she loved to write, she had never considered pursuing writing as a full time profession; her entry into the literary world was purely by chance. She continued writing as a hobby even after she started working and decided to try to get her work published. She faced only rejections for the first seven years of her literary career before a publisher finally decided to publish her debut novel ‘Where Roses Grow Wild’. After publishing several other romance novels, she tried her hand at writing a novel for younger readers. ‘The Princess Diaries’ became her claim to fame and won her numerous awards. Today, the world famous author has more than 15 million copies of her books in print.
The final book in the series, ‘The Princess Diaries, Volume X: Forever Princess’ was released in 2009
Her next book ‘The Princess Diaries Volume II: Princess in the Spotlight’ was released in 2001
At about the same time she started working on ‘The Princess Diaries’, Cabot also wrote a series of six novels in what was called ‘The Mediator Series’ (2000-05)
She followed the novel with two other romances ‘Portrait of My Heart’ and ‘An Improper Proposal’ published in 1999
Her first novel ‘Where Roses Grow Wild’ was published under her pseudonym Patricia Cabot in 1998
She went to the University of Indiana to study art and graduated with a bachelor of fine arts degree in 1991