Author Archives: kathymacmillan

Read This!: THE TOMBS by Deborah Schaumberg

The Tombs by Deborah Schaumberg Summary: New York, 1882. A dark, forbidding city, and no place for a girl with unexplainable powers. Sixteen-year-old Avery Kohl pines for the life she had before her mother was taken. She fears the mysterious men in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me! The DAGGER AND COIN cover is here, and it’s beautiful!

Today is my birthday, and I had such a great present this week: the official cover reveal of Dagger and Coin this past Thursday!  Thank you so much to YA Books Central for hosting it! For those who haven’t seen the … Continue reading

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DAGGER AND COIN cover reveal!

Today’s the day! Join me today at 11 AM EST for the reveal of the beautiful cover of Dagger and Coin over at YA Books Central!

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DAGGER AND COIN update – and cover reveal coming soon!

I’m so excited to announce that the paperback version of Sword and Verse will be published on October 23, 2018, followed by the hardcover release of Dagger and Coin on November 20, 2018! Join me on Thursday, February 8 at 11 AM EST … Continue reading

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FREE Webinars for Readers and Writers from the SCBWI MD/DE/WV Region

Check out these upcoming webinars hosted by the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. These webinars are FREE and open to everyone, as part of the Read Local Challenge, which gives you the chance to win prizes by … Continue reading

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Register now for the 2018 SCBWI MD/DE/WV Annual Conference!

2018 SCBWI MD/DE/WV Region Annual Conference:  25 and Still We R(ev)ise May 17-18, 2018 at the Maritime Conference Center  (Linthicum Heights, Maryland) OK, so I might be a little biased about how awesome this conference is, as I am one … Continue reading

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Everything I Can Tell You So Far About My New Book

Earlier today I finally got to announce the title of my upcoming YA novel: I’ve been working on this book and unable to say much about it for more than two years, so it’s exciting to finally be able to … Continue reading

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Read This!: TOO FAT, TOO SLUTTY, TOO LOUD: THE RISE AND REIGN OF THE UNRULY WOMAN

Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman by Anne Helen Petersen Summary: There have been unruly women for as long as there have been boundaries of what constitutes acceptable “feminine” behavior, but there’s evidence … Continue reading

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Win a copy of the SWORD AND VERSE audiobook!

I’m hosting a January giveaway celebrating my favorite narrator, Emily Rankin, who embodies Raisa’s quiet strength on the Sword and Verse audiobook. (Don’t believe me? Seriously, go listen to the sample.) You could win a signed copy of the Sword and Verse audiobook … Continue reading

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FREE Webinars for Readers and Writers from the SCBWI MD/DE/WV Region

I am excited to be serving as moderator for these two FREE webinars on January 4, 2018. The MD/DE/WV Region of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators is hosting these webinars, which are open to everyone, as part of … Continue reading

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