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NewsFlash! Lynn K. Hall’s Memoir Has Launched!

Congratulations to Bonnie Karoly, winner of our #DebBallGiveaway of Abby Fabiaschi’s I LIKED MY LIFE! We send our thanks to our very own Lynn K. Hall for being our guest yesterday on The Debutante Ball. If you haven’t already, pick up a copy of CAGED EYES: AN AIR FORCE CADET’S STORY OF RAPE AND RESILIENCE Or you can enter to win a signed hardcover by retweeting…
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Interview with Abby Fabiaschi + #DebBallGiveaway of I LIKED MY LIFE

We are so thrilled to welcome back 2016 Debutante Abby Fabiaschi to The Debutante Ball! Abby’s debut novel I LIKED MY LIFE was just released this week, and we are thrilled to have an opportunity to hear more about Abby’s book and what she has in store for the future. If you haven’t already, pick up a…
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It’s Pub Day!! And I Like My Life, even the sad parts

HAPPY PUB DAY, ABBY! Big congratulations to our very own 2016 Deb Abby Fabiaschi on the release of her wonderful debut novel, I LIKED MY LIFE. I loved every page of this poignant family drama; it is a thought-provoking, sad, important book about love and loss and how one picks up the pieces to move…
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Interview with DEB Tiffany Jackson + #DebBallGiveaway of ALLEGEDLY

I am so thrilled to present fellow Debutante Tiffany Jackson, author of the newly launched YA novel ALLEGEDLY, to the guest chair. I’m so fortunate that Tiffany lives in New York, as I have had the opportunity to meet her in person, share a drink (or two), and get to know this lovely, smart, fabulous author. I read…
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Tiffany Jackson’s ALLEGEDLY and the art of (metaphorically) flipping a dinner table

It’s Launch Day for Tiffany!    Mary B. Addison killed a baby. Allegedly. She didn’t say much in that first interview with detectives, and the media filled in the only blanks that mattered: a white baby had died while under the care of a churchgoing black woman and her nine-year-old daughter. The public convicted Mary…
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“2017: Bold Changes, Steady Success!”

This week, we’re chatting about our resolutions for 2017. I have the obvious ones that come to mind: work out more, eat better, focus better, have more patience… But after wrangling two kids, three and under all day, I was struggling to come up with a profound resolution of how I can improve myself or my…
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Interview with Lianne Stokes

One thing I love about being a memoirist is supporting other memoirists! I find that there is something uniquely powerful about the sharing of our stories and life journeys. So it makes me very happy to introduce another memoir in the guest chair today, Lianne Stokes. Lianne’s debut, Below Average, hit shelves in September of this…
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Lady in Waiting

“Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.” – Groucho Marx Writers, especially debut writers, universally agree that the pacing of the publishing world is glacial. There have been many times I’ve thought the day would never come that my book would hit the shelves. Like I’ve actually worried I might die of old age…
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