Darby Karchut, Author
Darby Karchut, Author

Darby Karchut is an award-winning author, dreamer, and compulsive dawn greeter.  A proud native of New Mexico, she now lives in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, where she runs in blizzards and bikes in lightning storms.


When not dodging death by Colorado, Darby is busy at her writing desk. Her books include the best selling middle grade series:

THE ADVENTURES OF FINN MacCULLEN. Best thing ever: her YA debut novel, GRIFFIN RISING, has been optioned for film.


She is represented by Amanda Rutter at Red Sofa Literary amanda@redsofaliterary.com


Find Darby on:









My Thoughts


The Craft



Working the Workshops


Slaying the School  Visit


By Any Other Name


Anthropological  World Building



Co-authored with Wes Karchut



Money and Teens: Savvy Money Skills

Winner of the 2013 EIFLE Award for best book on personal finance for teens.


"Money and Teens lives up to its title...highly recommended and a must read for any young person."

            -- Midwest Book Reviews




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Essential Money Guidebook

The companion book to the award-winning MONEY AND TEENS.

Release date: March 1, 2014.


"This well-written primer on personal finance will help anyone manage their money better."  -- ForeWord Book Reviews


"...insights that strike at the heart of what it means to earn and effectively use money." -- Midwest Book Reviews


"This book will help any family...explains financial issues that every person will or might come across in their lifetime."

-- Readers Favorite  Five Stars


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