Deb Rachel Says It Takes Two

My immediate reaction when I learned this was favorite characters week was, duh, Jo March. She’s been my go-to fave for a while. Little Women is one of those books you can read again and again, and each time you’ll come away with a whole new understanding of the March family. (It’s an entirely different read as a 10-year-old girl than a 22-year-old woman, especially given some sisters’  emphasis on…

Thursday, September 15, 2011

The Best Gift Deb Rachel’s Ever Received

Where I write is different for every project and every mood. I’m writing this post in the cafe/bakery down the block from my house, a place I’ve adopted as an office since leaving my 9-to-5 job in June. But coming here means changing out of pajamas, which sometimes seems an insurmountable task. So on those days I work from home, lately from our kitchen/dining room (they are one) table. I…

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Deb Rachel Takes the EW Pop-Culture Personality Test

Happy Thursday, team. I’ll be ushering in the latter half of the week for the next year and I must say, I’m pretty excited. First, a quick intro to the reason I’m here: MWF Seeking BFF. My memoir, which will be out in January, follows my yearlong search for a new best friend after moving to Chicago for love. It looks at how difficult–and hilariously awkward!–it is to make new friends…

Thursday, September 1, 2011