Characters in Search of a Plot

Monday, August 6, 2018

I don’t have a drawer of abandoned manuscripts; I have a goddamn vault. I’m not even slightly exaggerating when I say I’ve started scores of projects since the age of eleven, when I first decided I wanted to be a writer. It’s probably over a hundred, but that sounds so ridiculous, right? Like I might as well say a million. But if I were to comb through all my files…


Kicking it to the Curb: Deb Joanne Style

This week’s theme is ‘Leaving it—when it’s time to move on’.  This should come as no surprise, but SMALL MEDIUM AT LARGE, though my first published novel, is not the first I ever wrote. Nor the second, or the fifth…er…or even the tenth. I think it was like the twelfth and the fifteenth (it started as a YA novel and then got completely written as a MG and since pretty…

Monday, February 20, 2012