Sona Is Inflicted With Overwhelmed Author Syndrome

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Two weeks now, my Deb Ball post has been late. And I blame one thing: Overwhelmed Author Syndrome. Last week, TINY PRETTY THINGS officially hit bookshelves. It was also the week of Teen Author Carnival, Dhonielle’s birthday, BEA, and a big #WeNeedDiverseBooks book signing at the fabulous La Casa Azul. Plus, Kavya’s school picnic, and Navdeep and I celebrated our tenth Vegas wedding anniversary (by going to see Wicked!). It was…

Read More >>

Things You Need to Do (And Don’t Need to Do) Before A Book Launch

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

I’m having one of those days in which this is suddenly starting to feel very, very real. Which is amazing and wonderful, but also slightly (okay, very) terrifying. When you’re two months away from your book launch, things you’ve always dreamed about start happening. You confirm readings at your favorite bookstores. You start seeing your book getting press in magazines you’ve read for years and years. Reviews start trickling in….

Read More >>

Deb Eleanor’s Freedom List

We wrote about lists last week, and I happen to have a very lengthy to-do list staring me down right now. Mine is two columns, going on two pages, and it doesn’t even include the laundry staring angrily at me from the hamper (yes, I have angry laundry) or the dozens of things I promise I will get to one day (like sorting through the receipts for five months of…

Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Read More >>

On Balance, a.k.a. The Blog Post Deb Elise Should Not Write

There are some topics on which I have no right to blog: Raising twins (don’t have ’em), Skydiving (won’t do it), Sword-Swallowing (ow)… Yet even considering all those, probably the topic on which I have the least right to blog is Balance, and I mean that in every sense of the word.  I will fall over if I try to do tree pose, I’m too impatient to find that perfect…

Monday, December 6, 2010
Read More >>