September 2014 Preview

Wynde Final CoverSeptember is back-to-school for some, the waning days of summer for others. At FANgirl it’s a month to look forward to exciting times ahead.

Wynde and the Fireheart Series – Now that we’re well into Wynde’s release period, I’ve decided it’s time to lift my self-imposed ban on discussing spoilers and begin talking about some of my writing and storytelling decisions in creating the novel and its characters. Up first, a discussion of how the Heroine’s Journey shaped the core of Vespa’s arc in the first book.

GeekGirlCon Preview – I’m thrilled that this year FANgirl contributors will be representing on TWO panels at GeekGirlCon, held October 11-12 in Seattle. We’ll have previews of both topics, and introduce the panelists. (Okay, I’ll admit it – one of them is a Star Wars panel.)

And a Surprise… – We have a surprise to unveil later this month at FANgirl, as well. Stay tuned for more.

Here are a few of the other things we’re looking forward to in September:

New Star Wars Books

  • Star Wars: A New Dawn (by John Jackson Miller) – September 2nd

New Movies

  • The Maze Runner – September 19th
  • The Boxtrolls – September 26th

Television Premieres & Returning Series

  • Dancing with the Stars – September 15th
  • New Girl – September 16th
  • Madam Secretary – September 21st (series premiere)
  • The Good Wife – September 21st
  • Gotham – September 22nd
  • The Big Bang Theory – September 22nd
  • Sleepy Hollow – September 22nd
  • Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – September 23rd
  • Person of Interest – September 23rd
  • Nashville – September 24th
  • Once Upon a Time – September 28th
  • Revenge – September 28th
  • Castle – September 29th




Tricia Barr took her understanding of brand management and marketing, mixed it with a love of genre storytelling, and added a dash of social media flare to create FANgirl Blog, where she discusses Star Wars, fandom, and the intersection of women within Star Wars fandom. She is co-author of Ultimate Star Wars and Star Wars Visual Encyclopedia from DK Publishing, a featured writer for Star Wars Insider magazine with numerous articles on the Hero's Journey. Her FANgirl opinions can be heard on the podcasts Hyperspace Theories and Fangirls Going Rogue. Tricia Barr's novel, Wynde, won the 2014 Independent Publisher Book Award Gold Medal for Best Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Ebook. She was also part of Silence in the Library's successful all-female creator science fiction and fantasy anthology Athena's Daughters, which is available now. For excerpts and tales of her adventures in creating a fictional universe, hop over to