Tag Archives: Mary Anning

Do We Need More Books About Women in STEM?

After a long wait, my latest books are out. The new Gutsy Girls Go for Science series comes from Nomad Press. I wrote two of the four releases, Paleontologists and Programmers. The other two are Astronauts and Engineers. Yes, this … Continue reading

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NEW RELEASES COMING IN SEPTEMBER

Gutsy Girls discover dinosaurs, study fossilized poop, and find human’s early ancestors. And who was the first programmer? Who created the first programming languages and compilers that made personal computers possible? Gutsy Girls, that’s who. On, and Gutsy Girls were … Continue reading

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The Year of the Woman

The past year has been exciting as more women have been discovering their power and their legacy. It brings to mind the old Helen Reddy women’s anthem of the 1970s: I am woman, hear me roar. The “roaring” should continue … Continue reading

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We All Need Heroes

As someone who has studied writing for a very long time, I am familiar with the Hero’s Journey. It was first described by mythologist Joseph Campbell as a common story pattern. From ancient myths to today’s blockbusters, people are drawn … Continue reading

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Share Women’s History

Today is the last day of Women’s History Month. In recognition, I have created 55+ posts on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest this month trying to publicize the many fascinating women in history. Some are well-known–Susan B. Anthony, Sally Ride, … Continue reading

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