Dreams or Delusions

Monday, January 14, 2019

A year ago, if you’d asked me my wildest dreams about my debut year, I would’ve gotten starry eyed and mentioned B&N’s most anticipated lists, LGBTQ awards, fanfiction, and fanart. Interviews and large convention invites. My favorite authors recognizing me. Then, if you’d pressed, I might have whispered things like the Hugo awards or what do you know about the Campbell? After a year of really being in publishing and…

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[News Flash] January 13, 2019

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Thank you so much to yesterday’s guest, Barbara Ridley! If you haven’t already, enter the #DebBallGiveaway to win a copy of When It’s Over. You can enter by sharing our post on Facebook and/or retweeting the following tweet (make sure you follow @DebutanteBall on Twitter too!): So excited to have @barbara_ridley on the @DebutanteBall this week! RT & follow for a chance to win a copy of her #novel WHEN IT’S…

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Some More Books to be Excite About in 2019

Monday, January 7, 2019

There are so many amazing books coming out in 2019 I can barely handle it. I’ve posted on my own blog about all the fantasy and sci-fi coming out from debuts and I more recently put together a Twitter thread highlighting all the queer/QUILTBAG adult debut novels out this year: https://twitter.com/KA_Doore/status/1081211445356957698Click through for the whole list. So let’s just say I’m more than a little excite and that there’s a…

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[News Flash] January 6, 2019

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Thank you so much to yesterday’s guest, Nicole Chung! If you haven’t already, enter the #DebBallGiveaway to win a copy of All You Can Ever Know. 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/UB2PEJh6Tk Thrilled to have @nicole_soojung as our @DebutanteBall guest! RT & follow to win a copy of her amazing #memoir ALL YOU CAN…

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The Best Resolution is No Resolution

Monday, December 31, 2018

Most New Years, I have a tidy little list of resolutions – not too many, of course – and I make a valiant effort of keeping up with them. Sometimes I veer wildly off track within the month, sometimes within the week. But my type A Virgo heart needs resolutions and goals and a thoroughly mapped road to travel, even if by next week it’ll all be moot. It’s the…

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[News Flash] December 30, 2018

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Thank you so much to yesterday’s guest, Chelene Knight! If you haven’t already, enter the #DebBallGiveaway to win a copy of Dear Current Occupant. You can enter by sharing our post on Facebook and/or retweeting the following tweet (make sure you follow @DebutanteBall on Twitter too!): Delighted to have award-winning Canadian author @PoetChelene as our @DebutanteBall guest! RT & follow to win a copy of her amazing #memoir DEAR CURRENT OCCUPANT…

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2018 Books of Awesome, Limited Edition

Monday, December 24, 2018

I read a total of 30 books this year, which for some is a lot, and for others is hardly worth mentioning. For me, with a dayjob, a toddler, edits, copy edits, and a whole book to write, it was kind of astounding. I don’t have a lot of time to just sit and read – so I don’t. I listen to a lot of audiobooks and – when the weather’s nice…

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[News Flash] December 23, 2018

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Thank you so much to yesterday’s guest, Reyna Grande! If you haven’t already, enter the #DebBallGiveaway to win a copy of A Dream Called Home. You can enter by sharing our post on Facebook and/or retweeting the following tweet (make sure you follow @DebutanteBall on Twitter too!): We had a fascinating conversation with @reynagrande this week about art & publishing that you should read right now. RT & follow for a…

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Fighting for a Break

Monday, December 17, 2018

Just the other day, I filled half a page with a brand new story idea, one that interweaves sacrifice and loyalty, action and inaction, what we owe ourselves vs what we owe each other, with a little – or rather a lot – of magic on top. Last week I wrote two short stories out of the blue and the week before that I figured out how to fix a…

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[News Flash] December 16, 2018

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Thank you so much to yesterday’s guest, Wendy Heard! If you haven’t already, enter the #DebBallGiveaway to win a copy of Hunting Annabelle. You can enter by sharing our post on Facebook and/or retweeting the following tweet (make sure you follow @DebutanteBall on Twitter too!): So psyched to feature #PitchWars mentor + @UnlikeableFCPod host & all-around fave person @wendydheard this week on @DebutanteBall! RT & follow for a chance to win…

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