We all need a little help from our friends

Monday, February 19, 2018

This week on the Ball, we’re talking about support systems! Writing can be an isolating process, and for my extroverted soul, that isolation can be rough. My sense of both myself and the rests of the universe is largely externally-generated, so having support systems that connect me to the rest of the universe is so important for me. And, I think it’s important to have support systems both with and…


That’s What Friends Are For!

Friday, June 9, 2017

I’m writing this during my typical #5amwritersclub hours instead of the day before because I just JUST turned in my second novel and I was so mentally exhausted I couldn’t form any more real sentences if I tried. It’s questionable if this blog will even make any sense. We shall see! All week, as I’ve been reading my fellow Debs post about friends and support systems, I couldn’t get Dionne Warwick’s…


No Woman is an Island

Monday, June 5, 2017

This week the Debs are talking about our support networks. Who helps keep us on track? Who cheers us on? Who gives it to us like it is? I’ve got a long list of people who help bolster me and keep me afloat: My husband, Joe, who is my best friend, my partner in crime, my chef, my biggest supporter and the love of my life. The Grub Street writing…


Newsflash: September 30, 2012

Congrats to Florence, winner of last week’s giveaway contest! From the 2013 Debs… Deb Kerry is nearing the end of the first revision of the sequel to BETWEEN. Will she finish it this week? Tune in to next week’s newsflash to find out! Deb Dana will be documenting her upcoming week for Untitled Books’ column, My Week — and is therefore hoping something happens more interesting than “made oatmeal, revised book…

Sunday, September 30, 2012