Author Archives: kathymacmillan

See you at MAGFest!

If you’re heading to MAGFest* at the Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor, MD this weekend, be sure to visit the Nerd Girl Books table in the exhibit hall! I’ll be signing on Thursday and Sunday as part of this … Continue reading

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Free On-Demand Webinar: Formatting Your Manuscript for Submission

I recently presented a free webinar for the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society of Book Writers and Illustrators on the nitty-gritty of readying your work for submission, and it’s now available free on-demand for anyone! Fonts and headers and page … Continue reading

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Purchase Signed Books and Support a Great Cause!

Signed books make excellent holiday gifts! Order yours now from the Deaf Camps, Inc.’s Online Bookstore.  All proceeds go directly to Deaf Camps, Inc.’s scholarship program.  Deaf Camps, Inc. is a volunteer-run non-profit organization dedicated to providing fun, safe, communication-rich camps that promote the … Continue reading

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SHE SPOKE is a Bookstagram Choice Award Winner!

I am excited to share that She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World won Best 2019 Anthology of Women for Young Readers in the Bookstagram Choice Awards!  (I know this seems like a very specific … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

Signing at Barnes and Noble, Ellicott City, MD Saturday, December 7 from 10 AM-11:30 AM Long Gate Shopping Center 4300 Montgomery Road Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-203-9001 Come on in to purchase signed copies of NITA’S FIRST SIGNS, SHE SPOKE: … Continue reading

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It’s UK Release Day for the DAGGER AND COIN paperback!

Dagger and Coin publishes in the United Kingdom today in paperback! Get your copy now: amazon.co.uk hive.co.uk To celebrate, I am running a swag pack  giveaway on Twitter (open internationally) between now and December 5! #DaggerAndCoin comes out in the … Continue reading

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Registration now open for Winter/Spring eCourses for Librarians and Educators!

Registration is now open for upcoming sessions of my popular eCourses through the American Library Association! Basic American Sign Language for Library Staff eCourse begins January 13, 2020. Sign Language for Children in Storytime or in the Classroom: A Practical … Continue reading

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Featured Programs for Summer Reading 2020

The Collaborative Summer Reading Theme for 2020 is: Imagine Your Story, featuring fairy tales, mythology, and fantasy I’ve got you covered with programs for all ages that fit the theme! For all ages: Once Upon a Sign Come away to … Continue reading

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Coming Up in November: The Great American Sign Language Mystery

     

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Take the Read Local Challenge!

I’m thrilled to be participating in the 2019/2020 Read Local Challenge, sponsored by the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators! Discover books by people who live in your own state – maybe even your own … Continue reading

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