Category Archives: Dagger and Coin

Recommended Reading: The best young adult fantasy/sci fi novels about female characters who don’t care if you like them or not

I recently had a chance to put together a booklist for Shepherd.com.  I was inspired by Soraya, the heroine of my YA novel Dagger and Coin, to create a booklist featuring other prickly, wonderful female characters like her.  So, without further … Continue reading

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Shifting Perspectives: Behind SWORD AND VERSE and DAGGER AND COIN

This week I chatted with the folks at Randomly.shop about writing from different perspectives, the world of Sword and Verse and Dagger and Coin, and the writers who inspire me. Read the interview here.  

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Signing this Sunday at the MD Renaissance Festival

Sunday, October 10 from 11 AM-5 PM: Maryland Renaissance Festival: Visiting Author at Page After Page Bookstore Come learn to write your name in the language of the gods and get your signed copy of Sword and Verse and Dagger … Continue reading

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Signing this Saturday at the MD Renaissance Festival

I’ll be signing at the Maryland Renaissance Festival in Crownsville, MD this Saturday! Hope to see you there! Saturday, September 11 from 11 AM-5 PM: Maryland Renaissance Festival: Visiting Author at Page After Page Bookstore Come learn to write your … 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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See you this Sunday at the MD Renaissance Festival!

I’ll be signing at the Maryland Renaissance Festival in Crownsville, MD this Sunday!  Hope to see you there! Sunday, October 6,  11 AM-5 PM: Maryland Renaissance Festival: Visiting Author at Page After Page Bookstore Come learn to write your name … Continue reading

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Coming soon in paperback: DAGGER AND COIN!

Dagger and Coin releases in paperback on October 15! To celebrate, my cat Mary helped me out with this introspective photoshoot: And I’m also celebrating with a giveaway over on Twitter! DAGGER AND COIN comes out in paperback on 10/15! … Continue reading

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July and August Appearances and Events

Once Upon a Sign at Fairfax County Public Libraries Come away to a land of kings and dragons, queens and castles, and learn signs through stories and songs of magic. Bring the whole family (and your fairy godmother too) for … Continue reading

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June Appearances and Events

Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 11 AM-4 PM: Books in Bloom Festival, Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD The festival features readings, panel discussions, children’s activities, live music, curated culinary offerings, rosé and beer garden, and a pop-up bookstore by Busboys … Continue reading

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See you June 2 at Books in Bloom!

I’m thrilled to be participating in the Books in Bloom festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia MD on Sunday, June 2!  The festival runs from 11 AM- 4PM and features readings, panel discussions, children’s activities, live music, curated culinary … Continue reading

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