News Flash!

We have two very exciting things to tell you about today! Debut Page! First, we are pleased to offer The Debutante Ball readers a brand spanking new page. Mia King’s Good Things is our first debut, and we’ve honored it with its very own page. You can get there from here, or from the new category on the sidebar at right. We hope you’ll drop by and join us in…

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Trapped in Time: Tales of a Fourth Grade Something by Deb Mia

You’re probably figuring out by now that fourth grade was quite an eventful year for me. Full of hope and angst. Drama. Which is exactly why Judy Blume wrote that all-time classic, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing. Tales of a Sixth Grade Nothing doesn’t quite work. Nor does Tales of a Third Grade Nothing. No, there is something timeless about fourth grade, and she so eloquently captures it in…

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My Life as a Spy by Deb Jennifer

Reading Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh turned me into a writer.  Eleven-year-old Harriet M. Welsch (the M her own invention), as you may or may not recall, wants to be a writer.  So to prepare for being a writer, she decides to become a spy.  She keeps a notebook full of observations of the world around her — brutally honest observations about her friends, people she sees on the…

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January 7 News Flash!

Oh, Canada! Deb Tish Cohen just sold Canadian rights to WILL THE REAL ZOE LAMA PLEASE STAND UP?, the sequel to The Invisible Rules of The Zoe Lama to HarperCollins Canada. Today Canada, Tomorrow the World! Grog Friends Giving It Up For The Debs! Seize a Daisy’s Larramie  will be featuring Mia King and her debut Good Things on her fabulous blog tomorrow! Do drop by. Good Things is the…

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Writing and Early Love by Debutante Eileen

Today I received my first book review. I’ve been really looking forward to seeing the reviews and dreading them at the same time. It is the nature of the book business that no matter how great your book might be- there will be people who love it and people who don’t.  It occurred to me that writing and publishing is a lot like young love. 1) When you are young you…

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