Joan Marie Verba

Joan Marie Verba
a bibliography


Secrets of the Sorcerers (FTL Publications, 2023)
Summoned by Dragons (FTL Publications, 2023)
Twelve: A Retelling of the Twelve Dancing Princesses (FTL Publications 2022)
Defying the Ghosts (FTL Publications, 2020)
Wondry Dragon Finds a Home, FTL Publications, 2016
Modern Surprises (republished under the title The Arachne Portal) FTL Publications, 2016
Sword of Queens, FTL Publications, 2012
Danger Zone: FTL Publications, 2012
Extreme Hazard, FTL Publications, 2011
Situation: Critical, FTL Publications, 2010
The Bestseller Book Marketing Strategy Workbook, FTL Publications, 2010
Weight Loss Success, FTL Publications, 2010
Deadly Danger, FTL Publications, 2009
Action Alert, FTL Publications, 2008
Countdown to Action, FTL Publications, 2008
Autumn World, Stone Dragon Press, 2000 (co-author with Tess Meara, Deborah K. Jones, Margaret Howes, Ruth Berman)
Boldly Writing, FTL Publications, 1996
North Dakota, Lerner Books, 1992
Voyager: Exploring the Outer Planets, Lerner Books, 1991

A NOVEL, Autumn World, will be out from StoneDragon Press in 2001. This book is co-written by a group of five authors, including Joan. All of them were once members of a writers’ group today known as the “Aaardvarks.”

Short Stories:
“Revenge, Denied,” FTL Publications, February 2012
“The Wisest Wizard,” Mythic Circle 32, June 2010
“Safe Passage,” Snows of Darkover, 1994
“The Madwoman of the Kilghard Hills,” Towers of Darkover, 1993
“The Sum of the Parts,” Science Fiction Review, Summer 1991
“An Invitation to Chaos,” Leroni of Darkover, 1991
“The Honor of the Guild,” Renunciates of Darkover, 1991
“Mind-eater,” Domains of Darkover, 1990
“Death’s Scepter,” Four Moons of Darkover, 1988
“This One Time,” Free Amazons of Darkover, 1985

“Working Together in a Novel Way,” The Writing Group Book, September 2003
“Post-It Software Notes,” ComputerUser magazine, July 1996
“Coda Music Technology,” ComputerUser magazine, December 1995
“Computer Manuscript Formatting,” SCBWI Bulletin, April/May 1995
“The Three Great Myths of Writing,” SCBWI Bulletin, December 1994/January 1995
“She Dunit,” Mpls./St. Paul Magazine, October 1984, p. 147

Joan is pictured along with other members of The Rivendell Group on the Rivendell home page.


Joan’s review of the 1990 production of The Hobbit in Mythprint

Joan’s report of a Rivendell Group discussion of L.A. Taylor’s The Fathergod Experiment