The WordNerds



The YA WordNerds are a vlogging group with about 6,000 subscribers, and 500,000 views. They are made up of six YA authors: Desiraye Williams, Emma GisclairE. Latimer, Kellie Sheridan, Rachel Sargeant, and Meghan Jashinsky. They talk daily about all things young adult, writing, and publishing. Each day has a theme:

  • Monday: Ink Slinging (writing advice)
  • Tuesday: Reader’s Nook (book recommendations)
  • Wednesday: WordNerd Wednesday (updates on our personal writing lives)
  • Thursday: The Circulation Desk (the publishing process)
  • Friday: Inspiration Corner (getting inspired)
  • Saturday: Vlogger’s Choice
  • Sunday: The Sunday Special (live chats about all things YA literature)

They are best known for their live chats, which take place every Sunday at 7:30pm EST.

The WordNerds have a full, searchable catalog of their videos at They can also be found on Twitter and Facebook.

And if you’re still not sold, please enjoy this video of the WordNerds taking a dance break: