From left: Jade, Dorothy, Alex and Gigi

Dorothy's Derby Chronicles series' Book 1- Rise of the Undead Redhead - is fast, funny and action-packed, with strong graphic novel elements. It's the first roller derby book for tweens and hard-hitting fun.

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Saturday
Sep182010

DDC rolls out marketing ideas to writers and authors.

Saturday, September 18th, Lakewood, CO

The DDC team spoke at the Rocky Mountain Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators conference about creative and free team building, marketing and branding at all stages of a book project.

Sunday
Jun132010

Dorothy's Derby Chronicle's You Tube Channel.

We've recently launched our very own You Tube channel and it's packed with annimated bumpers of our main characters as well as our latest press. Check it out!

Friday
May282010

Middle Schoolers Learn Behind-The-Scenes Secrets to Writing Dorothy's Derby Chronicles 

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Two hundred and twenty five students from St. Mary's Academy Middle School learned how to block, roll, jam and write fiction from Dorothy's Derby Chronicles creative team as part of the school's language arts week. Meghan and Alece read the first chapter to the entire middle school and taught writing workshops to four 6th grade classes. We are ecstatic to have so many new fans!

Thursday
May272010

DDC Reads Final Chapters to Students

On the last day of a year-long reading program, the Dorothy's Derby Chronicles creative team reads the last two chapters to the 5th grade class at Dora Moore in Denver. The class is the first to be read the entire manuscript, with awesome ideas on twists, turns and tone.


Monday
Oct052009

Project promotion is kicking into high gear!

Dorothy's Derby Chronicles agent, TSB & Co, is meeting with publishers and producers now. They are excited about bringing roller derby to the tween market.  If you haven’t already, check out Dorothy's blog, share it with friends and download the first chapter. Chapter 2 is coming soon! Slugs and hisses.

Dorothy’s Derby Chronicles fan Cloey (left) chummed it up with Dangerous Leigh A’zon of the Rocky Mountain Rollergirls at Denver’s free preview of Whip It! While fans Avery and Amanda handed out Dorothy stickers at the premier at Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood.

Tween Summit, Washington DC

Clockwise from top: Author Meghan Dougherty with illustrator Alece Birnbach at the Tween Summit in DC, Meghan gives Slugs and Hisses stickers to excited DDC fans, DDC fan Sarah Callahan promotes DDC to fellow Tween Summit attendees, DDC fan Shae enjoying the sponsor room at the Tween Summit.

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