News Flash! May 13, 2007

Deb in the City! Debutante Jennifer McMahon is coming to Manhattan! On Monday, May 21 at 6 pm, she’ll be at Mo Pitkins Bar & House of Satisfaction in the East Village for a reception and reading, along with fellow Harper debut authors Amy Bryant (POLLY) and Heather McElhatton (PRETTY LITTLE MISTAKES). If you’re in the city, or anywhere on the eastern seaboard, or have some frequent flyer miles saved…

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First Lines by Deb Mia

First things first: the winners of last week’s post contest, “Harmony and Balance” can be found at Mia Musings. A big mahalo to everyone who entered — it was a lot of fun! One of the best tools I’ve come across to jumpstart your writing is first lines. I was first introduced to it by Natalie Goldberg, author of Writing Down the Bones. It’s one of the first exercises, or…

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First book, first kid by Deb Jennifer

Although it’s not the most original analogy in the world, I’ve been thinking about how publishing a book is like having a kid.  All the anxiety beforehand, all the planning and preparation and daydreaming and wondering what it will really be like.   You stock up on diapers and cute little outfits, read all the books about feeding and sleeping.  You make lists of all the things to do to get…

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First Friend By Deb Anna

When I began thinking about this topic, I planned to write about Leah, my best friend from kindergarten through about third grade. Fourth? It can be difficult to determine when best friendships morph into regular old friendships, especially while looking back on those pre-pubescent years, but I’m fairly certain that by fifth grade — after Leah had transferred schools — we’d both moved on to other favorites. Then I remembered…

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News Flash! May 6, 2007

Debs Talking to Debs! Deb Mia is yakking it up with Deb Tish the day before THE day. Join in the conversation at Mia Musings this Monday. As for recipes, we have Jack’s substitute salad dressing from the scene where he tries to convince his son’s girlfriend that he’s a normal father. Do you really want to miss that? Friends of the Debs! The Debs are thrilled to announce that…

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If I don’t Believe am I still a Bull? Or just full of it? by Deb Kristy

So I know this post is a little later than my usual Saturday post, but it was on purpose. Really. See, I had to wait until today in order to bring you this: Powered by Astrocenter.com  May 5, 2007 Daily Taurus horoscope Your concept of reality may be more based on your emotions than on facts, dear Taurus. This is one of those days when this sort of paradigm of…

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Astronomy and Astrology

Science was never my subject. I considered myself artsy and science not creative.  In University we had to have a set number of science credits in order to graduate. I was really excited to sign up for Astronomy. My family and friends were a bit surprised by my enthusiasm and downright shocked when I told them that astronomy had been a long standing interest of mine. In the weeks before…

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