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Peyton E. Derrick


West Melbourne


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Peyton is a writer and roller coaster enthusiast living just outside Orlando, Florida. She is currently seeking her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Central Florida, taking classes by day and hitting the theme parks by night. When she's not in the single rider line, you can find Peyton playing music or at the movies. 

Articles by Peyton E. Derrick:

Howl-O-Scream Tampa's Absolute MUST-DOS

Thursday, September 23, 2021
With no changing of leaves or dropping of temperatures, Floridians have to make do when it comes to getting their fall fix.

Does Dr. Diabolical's Cliffhanger Hint at Change in Six Flags's Future?

Thursday, August 26, 2021
In late July, Six Flags Festa Texas unveiled their latest addition: Dr. Diabolical's Cliffhanger.

Why SeaWorld's Howl-O-Scream Needed to Happen

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Will you be checking out this new Halloween event next month?

Fun Spot Atlanta’s Latest Coaster is Kind Of a Big Deal

Sunday, July 25, 2021
If you’re an avid coaster lover, take this single piece of advice: Keep your eye on Fun Spot.

What's the Deal with Launch Coasters?

Saturday, June 19, 2021
Launch coasters are nothing new, so why are they SO hot right now? We've got a theory...

When Will Iron Gwazi Finally Open?

Friday, June 11, 2021
Now that the ride is complete, why is it in a state of standing but not operating?

REVIEW: Jersey Devil Coaster, the World’s Tallest, Fastest, Longest Single-Rail Coaster

Friday, June 11, 2021
This demon of a coaster is a stellar addition to Six Flags Great Adventure’s lineup.

What Do We REALLY Love About Revenge of the Mummy?

Saturday, April 24, 2021
why is Revenge of the Mummy the most beloved ride at Universal?

Physics and Roller Coasters: G-Force

Sunday, March 28, 2021
Today we’ll be breaking down the distinctions between these three types of force: what they mean, how to recognize them, and which of your favorite rides may feature them. 

The Company Behind Silver Dollar City and Dollywood Just Bought Kentucky Kingdom. Here Are 4 Predictions for What This May Mean...

Monday, March 22, 2021
Today we’ll be running through 4 predictions for what we might see from the future of Kentucky Kingdom in its new ownership. By the end, you may just find yourself booking a trip to Louisville.

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