Category Archives: Young Adult Fantasy

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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Oh, The Places Your Mind Can Go!

I was honored to be asked to share a writing prompt for CHARM: Voices of Baltimore Youth, an inspiring literary magazine for teens. Seriously, check out their current project, “This is Not a Snow Day”, which documents life in Baltimore … Continue reading

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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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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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8 Weeks of Extras: Week 8 and Happy birthday to me!

I’ve been celebrating the holidays and the new year with my own kind of giving – 8 weeks of extra stories and scenes from the world of Sword and Verse and Dagger and Coin. Each week I’ve unveiled a deleted scene or extra … Continue reading

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8 Weeks of Extras: Week 7

I’m celebrating the holidays and the new year with my own kind of giving – 8 weeks of extra stories and scenes from the world of Sword and Verse and Dagger and Coin. Each week I’ll be unveiling a deleted scene or extra … Continue reading

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8 Weeks of Extras: Week 6

I’m celebrating the holidays and the new year with my own kind of giving – 8 weeks of extra stories and scenes from the world of Sword and Verse and Dagger and Coin. Each week I’ll be unveiling a deleted scene or extra … Continue reading

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8 Weeks of Extras: Week 5

I’m celebrating the holidays and the new year with my own kind of giving – 8 weeks of extra stories and scenes from the world of Sword and Verse and Dagger and Coin. Each week I’ll be unveiling a deleted scene or extra … Continue reading

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8 Weeks of Extras: Week 4

I’m celebrating the holidays and the new year with my own kind of giving – 8 weeks of extra stories and scenes from the world of Sword and Verse and Dagger and Coin. Each week I’ll be unveiling a deleted scene or extra … Continue reading

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8 Weeks of Extras: Week 3

I’m celebrating the holidays and the new year with my own kind of giving – 8 weeks of extra stories and scenes from the world of Sword and Verse and Dagger and Coin. Each week I’ll be unveiling a deleted scene or extra … Continue reading

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