Author Archives: kathymacmillan

Signed Copies of My Books Now Available in the DCI Online Bookstore!

If you have followed me for any length of time, you are probably aware of how proud I am to be affiliated with an amazing organization called Deaf Camps, Inc., a volunteer-run non-profit organization dedicated to providing fun, safe, communication-rich … Continue reading

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UK Releases and Upcoming Events

Sword and Verse released in paperback in the UK this week, with Dagger and Coin to follow in hardcover on December 27! Upcoming Events Friday, December 7 from 6-8 PM: Book signing at Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt (Timonium, MD) Come on in to … Continue reading

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40% off NITA’S FIRST SIGNS!

It’s a great big SALE! Order Nita’s First Signs at 40% off the cover price! Makes a great gift for the young children, expecting parents, and educators on your list! Go to https://tinyurl.com/NitaSale and enter the code ReadingFamily to order!

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A DAGGER AND COIN Short Story: The Council of Four

Time for another Dagger and Coin extra! Today I am pleased to share a short story that bridges Sword and Verse and Dagger and Coin. This story shows the very first meeting of the new Ruling Council, and takes place between the final … Continue reading

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DAGGER AND COIN Images

It’s been three weeks since Dagger and Coin made its appearance in the world, so I guess it’s time to start sharing some extras!  Today I’m sharing some of the images I have held in mind while writing the story. First, here … Continue reading

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Read More and Read Local!

I had a great time last weekend at the West Virginia Book Festival in Charleston, WV!  Thanks to everyone who came out to my workshop on Storybuilding and my Nita’s First Signs storytimes! Here’s a great photo of all my … Continue reading

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Book Trailer: SHE SPOKE: 14 WOMEN WHO RAISED THEIR VOICES AND CHANGED THE WORLD

I am so thrilled to finally share with you the project that I have been working on with my bestie/editor for life/all-around awesome person Manuela Bernardi, She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World.  This nonfiction picture … Continue reading

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DAGGER AND COIN is here!

  Today’s the day! Dagger and Coin, the companion novel to Sword and Verse, is available NOW in hardcover and e-book. I like to think of this book as the rage feminism fantasy epic that we all need right now, featuring Soraya … Continue reading

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So many updates!

This month has been a whirlwind, and the next one looks like it will be the same!  I’ve got lots of news to share! Dagger and Coin releases next Tuesday! Kirkus calls it a “riveting fantasy sequel” and “[a] fine balance of … Continue reading

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Join the YA Scavenger Hunt and Win!

The YA Scavenger Hunt begins today! This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors…and a chance to win some … Continue reading

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