News Flash, November 16

Deb Kristina would like you to check out her newly redesigned website at and pay special attention to the “Contact & Media” page where you can sign up for a monthly e-mail newsletter. Some of you already have done so, and thank you! Deb Kristina is also very excited to see her ARCs (advanced reader copies) of REAL LIFE & LIARS have arrived. It’s exciting to have tangible evidence of this exciting milestone!

Deb Friend news
Allison Winn Scotch continues to storm the publishing world. On the heels of her novel TIME OF MY LIFE reaching the New York Times bestseller list, we get word of a new book deal. As reported in Publishers Marketplace: “Allison Winn Scotch’s THE HAPPIEST DAYS OF MY LIFE, in which a perfectly content thirty-something woman is given the unwelcome ability to see into the future of everyone’s life but her own, and discovers that her marriage to her high school boyfriend might be rockier than she anticipated, that her dreams might be smaller than she realized, and that her happiness is in no way guaranteed unless she finds a way to steer fate back into her own hands, to Sarah Knight at Shaye Areheart Books, in a significant deal, by Elisabeth Weed at Weed Literary.” The book sounds wonderful. Go, Allison!

Also, longtime Deb readerJoanne Levy took not one, but TWO prizes in the RWA Chicklit Chapter “Get Your Stiletto in the Door” Contest! She took both first and fourth places with, respectively, SMALL MEDIUM AT LARGE and CLOSETS ARE FOR CLOTHES, in the young adult chicklit category, judged by Anica Rissi of Simon Pulse and agent Caryn Wiseman of Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Way to go, Joanne!

Debs are reading
Deb Eve is reading graduate Deb Eileen Cook’s UNPREDICTABLE, and thoroughly enjoying it.

4 Replies to “News Flash, November 16”

  1. Such good news when a lot of the world is in the crapper. Nice to read! Congrats, Joanne. I love your titles too. I am the world’s worst title maker upper…. Truly. You are one of the best!


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