A Feast with All the Trimmings, with Guest Deb Meg Cabot by Deb Jenny

We thought it would be nice to serve our own little Thanksgiving feast this week, and what better way than to have fabulous guest author Meg Cabot, author of Big Boned (being released today!), the last in the hilarious Heather Well’s Mystery series, to dish with us today. A little background on Meg: Meg Cabot was born on February 1, 1967, during the Chinese astrological Year of the Fire Horse,…

Tuesday, November 20, 2007
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Publishing, Schmublishing by Deb Lisa

Here’s what I thought: I thought that on the magical day of my book launch, Oprah would call, and I’d be instantly catapulted to fame, riches and the top of the New York Times best seller list. B-List parties. John Grisham on speed dial. Apparently, I wasn’t the only one. Ask almost any author about their first publishing experience and they’ll laugh and snort and tell you that getting published…

Wednesday, September 19, 2007
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Lessons from the Publishing Underbelly by Deb Jenny

If you would like a glimpse into what publishing teaches many writers, click here. I probably don’t need to write anything more, because that about sums it up. But just for fun, here goes… Publishing has taught me:– to be determined– to be goal-oriented– to be determined– that while I’d be a lousy at selling cogs or widgets because I don’t have any connection with them, I definitely have a…

Tuesday, September 18, 2007
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It’s Not You, It’s Me and Other Publication Rejection Strategies by Deb Mia

Do I really need to write about what it’s like to get rejected? I don’t think so. If you’ve ever heard (or said), “It’s not you, it’s me,” then you already have some idea of what the world of agent and publication rejection is like. So here’s my advice for dealing with rejection: You come up with a plan. I’m going to tell you (again) what I did to get…

Thursday, March 8, 2007
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