Deb Kerry Finds Humor in the Dark Places

We stand in a forlorn little clump on the funeral parlor sales floor – my brother, my mother, and I – attempting to pick out a casket for a man who can’t possibly be dead. We are all a little lost, not sure yet who we are without him or whether the family center will hold. One thing we all see for certain but don’t know how to say: the…

Monday, September 24, 2012

Deb Kerry’s Altered Reality

Sometimes, the idea for a book comes to me in a flash – a character walks into my head and starts talking, a bit of a news story catches my fancy, a line of prose shines all sparkly and bright amid the rest of the flotsam and jetsam of my generally jumbled thoughts. Not so with Between. This book has a long and complicated evolution resembling alchemy more than anything…

Monday, September 17, 2012

Deb Kerry Asks, “What the Heck is a Hobby?”

This week’s topic is hobbies, or “what do you do when you’re not writing?” My initial reaction when I saw it was a blank and clueless stare, followed by the question, “Can Twitter be a hobby?” And then I literally clicked on over to Google to help me out. The first definition supplied by the All Knowing Google is this: An activity done regularly in one’s leisure time for pleasure….

Monday, September 10, 2012

Deb Kerry Writes Between

Oooh, looks like I’m the first new Deb on the dance floor. I’m feeling a little self conscious all decked out in pearls and this shiny new tiara, but I’m so thrilled and excited to be here. I had hoped to put my best foot forward and show you all of my star quality dance moves right up front, but alas, it is not to be. The band is playing a…

Monday, September 3, 2012