Lyn’s Path to Publication

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

I started writing my first novel on January 1, 2015. I finished that book in June of 2015 and immediately started querying. No one but me had read it. No betas, critique partners, husbands (I only have one), dogs or friends. Somehow, I thought I had written a best seller and I would sell it immediately. When no agents requested from my queries, I started googling “how to get an…

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New Year, New Format

Monday, September 7, 2020

This year, the 2021 Debs are going to do things a bit differently. I know you’re used to having a daily post from each Deb, but this year, Greta, Elizabeth, Ehsaneh, Denny and myself (Lyn) have decided to incorporate more interaction on Social Media. When The Debutante Ball was born in 2007, Instagram hadn’t been created. People weren’t on social media as much. Now, in 2020, so much happens on…

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What Inspired Me to Write The Tiger Mom’s Tale

Monday, August 31, 2020

Hi! My name is Lyn Liao Butler and I’m so excited to be here. Not only is this my very first post as a Deb, it’s also the first post for the Class of 2021! I’m so excited to be here with Denny, Ehsaneh, Greta and Elizabeth.   I first found The Debutante Ball back in 2015, when I started querying. I had NO idea what I was doing and…

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