Author Archives: kathymacmillan

FREE School Day Webinar with Picture Book Authors from the SCBWI MD/DE/WV Region

Check out this free webinar hosted by the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators! This webinar is open to everyone as part of the Read Local Challenge, which gives you the chance to win prizes by reading books by … Continue reading

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Cool Stuff in DCI’s Online Auction!

I’m thrilled to be supporting the latest fundraising effort for Deaf Camps, Inc., a nonprofit I have been volunteering with since 2001. To support its 2018 Scholarship Fund, Deaf Camps, Inc. is holding its 2nd annual Online Auction from April 15-May 15.  … Continue reading

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Read This!: THE SHIP BEYOND TIME by Heidi Heilig

The Ship Beyond Time by Heidi Heilig Summary: After what seems like a lifetime of following her father across the globe and through the centuries, Nix has finally taken the helm of their time-traveling ship. Her future—and the horizon—is bright. Until she … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: Promoting Your Work Through Collaborative Marketing

I’ve often said that starting The Sweet Sixteens debut group was the best decision I made as a new author – not only did it give me a great support network, but it also helped me understand that some of … Continue reading

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AwesomeCon and Awesome Giveaway

Hope to see you this weekend at AwesomeCon in Washington, D.C! I’ll be signing at the Nerd Girl Books Booth (K07) on Saturday from 1-5 PM and Sunday from 10AM-12PM and 3-5 PM.  Nerd Girl Books promotes female speculative fiction and nerdy authors, as … Continue reading

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Read This!: THE HATE U GIVE by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Summary: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses … Continue reading

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Coming Even Sooner: DAGGER AND COIN

Yesterday I got some terrific news: the publication date of Dagger and Coin has been moved earlier, to October 9.  And Sword and Verse will now be released in paperback on September 4. Of course this is exciting because it … Continue reading

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Read This!: HOLDING COURT by K.C. Held

Holding Court by K.C. Held Summary: Sixteen-year-old Jules Verity knows exactly what’s in store at her new job at castle-turned-dinner-theater Tudor Times. Some extra cash, wearing a fancy-pants dress, and plenty of time to secretly drool over the ever-so-tasty–and completely … Continue reading

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Read This!: THE CASE FOR JAMIE by Brittany Cavallaro

The Case for Jamie by Brittany Cavallaro Summary: It’s been a year since the shocking death of August Moriarty, and Jamie and Charlotte haven’t spoken. Jamie is going through the motions at Sherringford, trying to finish his senior year without incident, … Continue reading

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Kittens, Delays, and Upcoming Excitement

This winter has been full of cuteness, because we got two new adorable feline family members for Christmas: The black and white one is Gruntle, named by my son because she is almost always content and never disgruntled – get … Continue reading

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