[News Flash] July 7, 2019

Sunday, July 7, 2019

Thank you so much to yesterday’s guest, Kristen Lepionka! If you haven’t already, enter the #DebBallGiveaway to win a copy of The Last Place You Look. You can enter by sharing our post on Facebook and/or retweeting the following tweet (make sure you follow @DebutanteBall on Twitter too!): We are delighted to host @KMLwrites from @UnlikeableFCPod on @DebutanteBall this week! RT & follow for a chance to win THE LAST…

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Interview with Kristen Lepionka and The Last Place You Look Giveaway

Saturday, July 6, 2019

This week I’m excited to welcome my other Unlikeable Female Characters podcast co-host Kristen Lepionka to the Ball! (We hosted Wendy Heard way back in December.) Kristen Lepionka is the author of the Roxane Weary mystery series. Her debut, The Last Place You Look, won the Shamus Award for Best First P.I. novel and was also nominated for Anthony and Macavity Awards. She grew up mostly in a public library and…

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My Temper

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Temper is out now! It feels like I’ve been waiting forever for this, and also like it happened in a flash. This is the book of my dark, twisted heart. I wrote it for myself, because it was a book I wanted to read—a book about the kind of woman I want to be, and the woman I am already. I wrote Temper for all the ambitious bitches who want…

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[News Flash] June 30, 2019

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Thank you so much to yesterday’s guest, Katherine Forbes Riley! If you haven’t already, enter the #DebBallGiveaway to win a copy of The Bobcat. You can enter by sharing our post on Facebook and/or retweeting the following tweet (make sure you follow @DebutanteBall on Twitter too!): We are thrilled to have @kforbesriley as our guest author this week on @DebutanteBall!! RT & follow for a chance to win a copy…

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Jealous Bitch

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

I love jealousy. No, really. I think jealousy is great. Jealousy points you toward the things you want and clarifies your goals. It’s like a big neon sign saying THIS, this right here is what you want. So go get it! You can waste time hating the author with the six-figure advance and buzzy movie deal, or you can realize that the queasy twist in your stomach has nothing to…

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[News Flash] June 23, 2019

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Thank you so much to yesterday’s guest, Loan Le! You can follow Loan’s website and sign up for her newsletter for updates on when A PHO LOVE STORY, out in 2020! Today we’re talking to Loan Le, author of A PHO LOVE STORY, on the writing process & the inevitability of change: “One book doesn’t define our writing style.” https://t.co/eqcEvNlnto pic.twitter.com/zan4wyLgcU — The Debutante Ball (@DebutanteBall) June 22, 2019 News…

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Fangirling So Hard

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Last week I talked about three amazing women who are my writing community colleagues and friends. This week I’m going to share three women who I wish were my author friends because I think they’re the absolute coolest. I’ve actually met two of them in real life – and yes, I fangirled SO freaking hard.   Gillian Flynn What thriller author doesn’t fangirl over Gillian? She’s who we all want to be…

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[News Flash] June 16, 2019

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Thank you so much to yesterday’s guest, Fran Dorricott! If you haven’t already, enter the #DebBallGiveaway to win a copy of After the Eclipse. You can enter by sharing our post on Facebook and/or retweeting the following tweet (make sure you follow @DebutanteBall on Twitter too!): https://t.co/RXZvlnGls2 we are thrilled to host Fran Dorricott @FranWritesStuff this week @DebutanteBall – RT & follow for #Giveaway of sapphic psychological thriller AFTER THE…

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Never Write Alone

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Most of my “writing tribe” has come to me through the Pitch Wars mentoring program, so I thought for this post I’d give shout-outs to three badass ladies I met through Pitch Wars. I cannot imagine my writing life without them! Hannah Whitten Hannah was a fellow 2017 Pitch Wars mentee; we first bonded over our shared obsession with Adam Driver. One of the best things about the writing community…

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[News Flash] June 9, 2019

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Thank you so much to yesterday’s guest (and past Deb!), Lara Lillibridge! If you haven’t already, enter the #DebBallGiveaway to win a copy of Mama, Mama, Only Mama! You can enter by sharing our post on Facebook and/or retweeting the following tweet (make sure you follow @DebutanteBall on Twitter too!): We are so excited to welcome back @only_mama to @DebutanteBall this week — read, RT & follow for a chance to…

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