News Flash! September 16, 2007

Deb News: This week the multi-talented (and genred!) Caridad Piniero helped start off the new Guest Author Series here at The Debutante Ball. In the coming weeks and months we have an eclectic mix of wonderful authors coming to dance with us. We Debs will be thrilled to hear about the novels they’re launching, their experiences in publishing, their advice to us as Debutantes and well, anything they want to…

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Warning: Gross Lesson Dead Ahead by Founder Kristy

When I read the topic this week I couldn’t help but laugh. And then I couldn’t stop. And then I read it to my husband, and he couldn’t stop laughing either. And then he said something like: “Well, you can blather on about that for days,” which only proves that he, too, is unable to learn a lesson without being beaten about the head and shoulders repeatedly. What lesson haven’t…

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Another Sucker…Learning the Hard Way Again by Deb Danielle

Well, I thought I’d covered “learning the hard way” last week and that this week I’d write something short and maybe even off-topic. But it turns out I’ve learned many things the hard way and should perhaps write a book on the subject. For now, here are are some of the less serious, but hard learned lessons from my life. From childhood: If you cut an arch-shaped wedge out of…

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Things I Learned the Hard Way About Putting All My Eggs in One Basket by Guest Blogger Caridad Pineiro

The Debs are pleased to present the lovely and talented Caridad Pineiro, who is on tour for her smart, spicy new novel SOUTH BEACH CHICAS CATCH THEIR MAN, out this month. We’re delighted to have her as our guest. –Deb Lisa First of all, thanks to all the wonderful Debs for letting me visit with them and you. I truly appreciate being able to share some insights with you and…

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And the Moral to the Story Is…by Deb Jenny

Years ago I was friends with a woman I’ll call Sue. Sue and I met through our children, who were in pre-school together. As it turned out, we were on the same baby-breeding schedule, and our third children were due right around the same time. Sue’s daughter came a couple of weeks before mine, and I was pretty intimidated watching her hit the ground running, as if another little life…

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Things I Learned the Hard Way from The Lobster Fest and The Connecticut Question by Deb Gail

After spending most of our thirties making babies, building my husband’s career, moving too many times, digging ourselves into and out of debt, exhausting our free time catching up or gearing up, all in a sleep-deprived daze, we woke up two years into our move to the Midwest to find my husband acutely homesick and me with a dusty, unsold novel and us with no social life to speak of….

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News Flash! September 9, 2007

DEB NEWS: Well, this isn’t enormous or anything, but it *is* a first. Deb Jenny’s novel, SLEEPING WITH WARD CLEAVER, is now listed for pre-order on Amazon! DEB NEWS: A great first endorsement for Deb Jess’s RIDING WITH LARRY RESNICK: “Jessica Riley’s Riding With Larry Resnick is a brilliant and hilarious debut. With the knowing humor of Emily Giffin and the poignant vulnerability of Lolly Winston, Riley proves herself a…

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The strangest but most gratifying ‘Thank You’ card I ever received by Deb Jess

Teaching runs in my family. After several decades in corrections, my father returned to grad school to earn his Master’s degree and now teaches theme-based writing to college freshman. My mother, in addition to teaching me many important things about life in general, spent several years as a CCD instructor. (Despite years of attending CCD classes on Saturday mornings, I still don’t know what “CCD” stands for.) My brother currently…

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