Deb Ball News Flash: Another Week in the Lives of Debut Writers

Congratulations to Kathryn Balteff, winner of our #DebBallGiveaway of WRITING HARD STORIES by Melanie Brooks. We send our thanks to Margaret George for being our guest yesterday on The Debutante Ball. If you haven’t already, pick up a copy of THE CONFESSIONS OF YOUNG NERO or enter to win a copy by sharing our post on Facebook and/or…
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CAGED EYES: Happy Pub Day, Lynn K. Hall! Here’s to reading and to taking action

CONGRATULATIONS, LYNN!!  Lynn’s memoir, CAGED EYES, is by far the most important book I read in 2016 – it educated me, angered me, and made me want to DO something. That’s one of the many wonderful things about reading. There are books that entertain. There are books that make you think. And then there are…
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Stories as Activism: Two of my Favorite 2016 Reads

  How is it possible to chose my favorite reads of the year? I can’t! So I’m not even going to try. Of course this fall I loved reading the five novels written by Crystal, Amy, Jenni, and Tiffany as well as 2016 Deb Ball writer Abby (my only regret is tearing through them all…
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