I started writing short stories in ninth grade and never stopped, although there were some long pauses on the way. I'm a graduate of the Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers workshop, which I would recommend to any aspiring SF and fantasy writer.

The Catmage Chronicles is a six-book YA fantasy series about a secret society of Catmages--cats with human intelligence and magical powers--that work together with human teenagers to defeat the evil that rises in their time.

Book one, Darkness Rising, is going on Wattpad for free a couple of chapters at a time. Check back every weekend for more chapters. Keep an eye out in the future for short stories set in the Catmage universe.

Book three of The Catmage Chronicles, Darkness Triumphant, was published in December 2015. Book four will be out in 2016.

Learn more about me, my cats, and The Catmage Chronicles at www.merylyourish.com.
  • Richmond, VA
  • JoinedJuly 17, 2015


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myourish myourish Feb 23, 2016 04:37AM
Hey folks. I haven't been around in a while. Book four is coming along nicely and will be out sometime this year. Book three has been on sale since December.Just to let you know, I've got another bi...
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Darkness Rising: Book One of The Catmage Chronicles by myourish
Darkness Rising: Book One of The Catmage Chronicles Fantasy
It's been hundreds of years since the Darkness last surfaced, a grim time when both humans and Catmages lost their lives. But now the Wild Ones work with humans again, and thirteen-year-old Andy Cohen gets the surp...