Just a few tasks to do before settling into summer…

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

There’s nothing quite like the total relaxation one feels in the summer! The carefree days when the schedule is wide open, and there’s all the time in the world to get caught up on reading, writing, and rest! But first, there are a just a few things to check off the list. Summer is an important time to get chores done. And the boys are all home from college and…

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In the Summer

Monday, July 24, 2017

Calling Debut Authors! Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Debutante Ball! Read this post to learn more. Hurry! The deadline is July 28! This week the Debutantes are talking all about summer! My writing is peppered with images of summer, starting back when I was five and I wrote a poem titled June. For me, June is a month full of memories, emotion, friends and sunshine. And in recent years, it’s…

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NewsFlash: Final Week To Apply For The Deb Class of 2018!

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Calling All Debut Authors! Want to be part of a lovely, tight-knit group of writers? Want to go through your debut year as a member of The Debutante Ball? We are currently accepting applications for the 2018 class! Information on who is eligible and how to apply can be found right here! Congratulations to Diana Fahrenbruck, winner of our #DebBallGiveaway of GIRL IN DISGUISE by Greer Mccallistar. We were so excited…

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Interview with Laurie Lico Albanese + #DebBallGiveaway of STOLEN BEAUTY

Saturday, July 22, 2017

I’m so happy to welcome my friend, author Laurie Lico Albanese to The Debutante Ball! I met Laurie through a writer group we both attend, and I adored her right off the bat. A fellow Atria author, Laurie recently published her novel STOLEN BEAUTY which instantly became a favorite of mine, and I have been recommending her book to everyone ever since. A book The Wall Street Journal called “a work of…

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5 Fun Facts About Moi!

Friday, July 21, 2017

Calling Debut Authors! Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Debutante Ball! Read this post to learn more. Hurry! THE DEADLINE IS JULY 28! — I’m having deja vu because I could’ve sworn we’ve written this blog before. BUT I have no problem sharing more fun facts with you guys! So, here we go: 1) I LOVEEEEE Mariah Carey. She’s my absolute favorite singer next to Whitney. I could listen to…

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10 Things Ya Didn’t Know You Wanted to Know About Jenni L. Walsh

Thursday, July 20, 2017

***Calling Debut Authors! Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Debutante Ball! Read this post to learn more. Hurry! The deadline is July 28!*** This week the Debs are sharing things about themselves that might be weird, strange or that most people might not know. So, hi, I’m Jenni and… 1. When I was little, my mom would make our Halloween costumes. Here I am, as a flower. My older brother is a…

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Two Lies and a Truth

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

What would a Wednesday post be without my usual memoirist tilt on the Debs’ topic? This week we’re writing random fun facts about ourselves, but since, as a memoirist, I have so many opportunity to talk about the details of my life, I thought it would be fun to instead FABRICATE! Novelists get to make crap up all the time, but I am extremely shackled to telling the truth. Not…

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Weird, Random Shit About Me

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Calling Debut Authors! We Are Accepting Applications for the 2018 Debutante Ball! Click the link below to learn more. Calling Debut Authors! Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Debutante Ball! Our topic this week is to discuss some weird, surprising things people may not know about this year’s Debs! I met James Taylor when I was around 17 years old. This picture was taken at a Litchfield County fair, circa…

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75 Crazy Things

Monday, July 17, 2017

Calling Debut Authors! Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Debutante Ball! Read this post to learn more. Hurry! The deadline is July 28! This week the Debs are sharing things about themselves that might be weird, strange or that most people might not know. I’ve been blogging for a long time, nearly since blogging was a thing. In 2005 I was especially prolific and my “About Me” page was a crazy list…

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News Flash: Seeking Debs for the Class of 2018!

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Calling All Debut Authors! Want to be part of a lovely, tight-knit group of writers? Want to go through your debut year as a member of The Debutante Ball? We are currently accepting applications for the 2018 class! Information on who is eligible and how to apply can be found right here! Congratulations to Marilyn Grable, winner of our #DebBallGiveaway of THE THIRD NERO by Lindsey Davis. We were so excited…

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