Category Archives: Upcoming events

NITA’S FIRST SIGNS Launch Event This Sunday at The Ivy Bookshop!

Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 10 AM The Ivy Bookshop, 6080 Falls Rd, Baltimore, Maryland 21209 To preorder your copies (or order signed copies if you can’t attend the event), call (410) 377-2966 I’m looking forward to celebrating the launch of Nita’s … Continue reading

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See you at the Gaithersburg Book Festival!

I’m looking forward to the Gaithersburg Book Festival on Saturday, May 19. Hope to see you there!  Held on the City Hall grounds in Gaithersburg, MD, this FREE festival always has great programs and vendors. Catch me at the Society of … Continue reading

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Reminder: One Week Left to Bid on Agent Critiques and a SWORD AND VERSE/DAGGER AND COIN Exclusive!

The Deaf Camps, Inc 2nd annual Online Auction ends May 15! Bid now on the many handmade items, travel packages, gift certificates, and event tickets – but especially these items of interest to the bookish: Critiques from Senior Agent Steven Malk of Writers House Bid … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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