A Debut Author Gives Thanks


  The first thing I do when I open a new book is read the acknowledgements page. It’s so moving to see the writer expressing appreciation for everyone who has helped her along the way. Before I began writing a novel I used to marvel at how many people an author would thank. How could…
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News Flash–Endings and Beginnings Edition


  Congratulations to Sharon H., winner of IDYLL THREATS By Stephanie Gayle. Check back next week, where we will announce the winner of this weeks giveaway–Melissa Cistaro’s PIECES OF MY MOTHER!   From the 2016 Debs Louise Miller received the final version of the cover of THE CITY BAKER’S GUIDE TO COUNTRY LIVING this week. She loves her…
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How Not to Write

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  Here is my time-tested, foolproof method of not writing. If you follow these seventeen simple steps, you may never write another word again!  1. Set your timer for the number of hours you have available to write before going to work, picking up the kids, going to the doctors etc. 2. Boot up your laptop. Read…
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News Flash–The Buzz about…Essays, Copy Edits & Buzz Feed


  Congratulations to Susan Peterson, winner of CHANCE HARBOR by Holly Robinson! Check back next week, where we will announce the winner of this weeks giveaway–IDYLL THREATS By Stephanie Gayle.      From the 2016 Debs Louise Miller went to NYC this week for a thrilling meeting with the marketing team at Pamela Dorman Books/Viking. She met her publicist,…
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