The Vices of Publishing A Novel, According to Jenni L. Walsh

Thursday, May 18, 2017

This week, we’re talking vices. And, I gotta say, leave it to writers to put together a comprehensive list of ’em. I came across this very long list on WRITEWORLD. Naturally, I scrolled through to see which ones I’ve been known to exhibit, especially during my road to publication. Warning: it’s not pretty. Addiction – Not on a drug, but to my work, for sure Anger – With myself and with others….


I’m Going To Run Away

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

I’m in a dark place. Leave it to me to be so direct, right? Post-publication depression, or at least angst, is a thing. I’ve been talking with a few authors lately who recently debuted, and it seems like all of us struggle with some kind of reaction in the pub day wake. I’m not just talking about sales figures and earning back advances though that can obviously be an enormous…


Vice: A Catalog

Monday, May 15, 2017

This week the Debs are writing about our vices.  Aldous Huxley once said that “Most vices demand considerable self-sacrifices.” I think that is apt. All of my vices force me to sacrifice something else, be it health, time or money. But oh, how fun a vice can be! Of mine, these are my worst: Video Games If I think about how many hours I’ve whittled away at video games over…


Bad Habits? Deb Dana Has a Few…

Bad habits. Oh, boy. I certainly have a few of those. For me, I define a bad habit as something I know I shouldn’t do or something I try not to do but end up doing it anyway. For example: 1. Talking too much. Overcoming my tendency to blather on…and on…and on…has been a lifelong struggle and one I still have not mastered. I’m better now than I used to…

Tuesday, February 26, 2013