The Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy: A Handbook for Girl Geeks

The Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy: A Handbook for Girl Geeks

by Sam Maggs

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Overview

This ultimate handbook for ladies living the nerdy life is a fun and feminist take on the often male-dominated world of geekdom.
 
Fandom, feminism, cosplay, cons, books, memes, podcasts, vlogs, OTPs and RPGs and MMOs and more—it’s never been a better time to be a girl geek. With delightful illustrations and an unabashed love for all the in(ternet)s and outs of geek culture, this book is packed with tips, playthroughs, and cheat codes, including:
 
• How to make nerdy friends
• How to rock awesome cosplay
• How to write fanfic with feels
• How to defeat internet trolls
• How to attend your first con

And more! Plus insightful interviews with fangirl faves, like Jane Espenson, Erin Morgenstern, Kate Beaton, Ashley Eckstein, Laura Vandervoort, Beth Revis, Kate Leth, and many others.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594747892
Publisher: Quirk Publishing
Publication date: 05/12/2015
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 790,028
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Sam Maggs is a best-selling author of books, comics, and video games. She’s the author of Wonder WomenGirl SquadsThe Fangirl's Guide to the Universe, and The Fangirl's Guide to Leveling Up, as well as many YA and middle-grade titles like Unstoppable Wasp: Built on Hope, Con Quest!, and Tell No Tales; a senior games writer, including work on Marvel’s Spider-Man; and a comics writer for titles like Marvel Action: Captain Marvel, My Little Pony, and Transformers. She is also an on-air host for networks like Nerdist. A Canadian in Los Angeles, she misses Coffee Crisp and bagged milk. Visit her online at sammaggs.com or @SamMaggs!

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Introduction: One of Us! One of Us!
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