Final News Flash for the 2017 Debs

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Congratulations to Megan Armstrong, winner of our #DebBallGiveaway of THE COTTINGLEY SECRET by Hazel Gaynor. Thank you so much to yesterday’s guest, Kerry Anne King! If you haven’t already, enter the #DebBallGiveaway to win a copy of I WISH YOU HAPPY! You can enter by sharing our post on Facebook and/or retweeting the following tweet: RT to Enter! Interview w/ Former Deb @kerryschafer + #DebBallGiveaway of WORLD TREE GIRL & I…


A Lesson on Titles (or how to NOT pitch the worst title EVER)

Friday, November 18, 2016

You know how they say location is everything for a business? Location, location, location? Well, a good title is EVERYTHING for a good book. Never let anyone tell you different. Back in 2012, when I first wrote ALLEGEDLY, I had no idea what I wanted my title to be. I also didn’t care too much about it. I assumed people folk to the book because it’s a good story. (Feel…


What? My Memoir Has a Title Already?

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

I heard it eighty-seven times at least: “Don’t get too attached to your title!” Every time I took a workshop or attended a writers’ conference, someone reinforced this idea that writers have very little control over the ultimate titles of their books. “Once you sign with an agent, she’ll change it anyway. And then your publisher will change it again.” Fellow writers – I think you know what I’m talking…


The Name Game – What On Earth Should I Title This Book?

Monday, November 14, 2016

This week the Debs are talking about titles and covers! How we came up with our book names and/or the process we went through with our publishers for our covers. I love the name FEAST OF SORROW. Love love it. From the first moment I saw the title I knew that it was the right one for my book. But here’s the thing; I didn’t come up with it. When I…