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    Meet Maryam Durrani

    Young Female Writers Club: Fan Girl Dreaming Written by K.L. Kranes It sounds like the plot of a book. 13-year-old Maryam turns fanfiction success into successful book series and finds her true self in the journey. This isn’t fiction. Maryam Durrani, fanfiction writer, novelist, self-published author of three books, has accomplished more in her 18 years than many writers twice her age. Maryam’s book dreams likely started far before fanfiction readers discovered her stories of the Last Airbender. In fact, it really started with a shampoo bottle. “I always loved reading,” Maryam explains. “When I was little, in the bathtub I’d read the back of shampoo bottles.” As a child…