JENNY MILCHMAN’s Tips, Trips, and Tribulations: Surviving Public Events + GIVEAWAY

Saturday, May 17, 2014

We’re so happy to have Jenny Milchman with us today. Not only is she the reigning queen of the massive book tour, but her debut novel, COVER OF SNOW, just won the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award! Her second novel, RUIN FALLS, was just released to great reviews. In it, Liz Daniels has just set off on a long-awaited vacation, but when the family stops for the night, she wakes…

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How Should Deb Eleanor Spend Her Publication Day?

Publication day for The Weird Sisters is finally here! This has been such a long time coming and there have been so many steps to the process, it’s only just starting to feel real.  I can’t even begin to count my blessings.  The Weird Sisters has been: named one of Amazon’s Best Books of the Month for January named one of Barnes & Noble’s Best Books of the Month for…

Thursday, January 20, 2011
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It’s the last dance… by Deb Kristina

It’s the last dance, each beat of the last dance… I have a Frank Sinatra CD and those words above begin one of my favorite songs on the album, and Ol’ Blue Eyes is crooning in my head as I write this. Is it really my last dance as a 2009 Debutante? It seems like only yesterday I was playing with my string of pearls, tugging my gloves tight and…

Monday, August 24, 2009
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News Flash, July 26

Deb Meredith will be at the Hanover Book Festival Saturday August 1 in Mechanicsville, VA signing POSED FOR MURDER. And at 2:15, she’ll be teaching a screenwriting workshop. Deb Kristina was so pleased to see this lovely review from Joelle Anthony, in which she says “it’s often hilarious and laugh out loud.” Also, Kristina’s fellow Literary Mama editor Caroline Grant called REAL LIFE & LIARS “sharply funny” on her blog….

Sunday, July 26, 2009
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News Flash, July 5

Deb Meredith will be going to Chicago next weekend! Come see her in Madison, Wisconsin July 9 at Booked for Murder at 6 PM, or on July 10 at the Niles Library in Niles, IL on a mystery panel at 7:00 PM. And for all you librarians out there, she’ll be signing POSED FOR MURDER at the MacMillan Booth at ALA on Saturday July 11 at 10:45 AM. A lovely…

Sunday, July 5, 2009
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News Flash, May 31

THE LITTLE GIANT OF ABERDEEN COUNTY went international this week, launching in the UK. Little Giant was chosen by Waterstone’s Books to be part of its Book Circle promotion, and just received a four star review in OK Magazine! In addition to the UK, the book will also be released in Israel, the Netherlands, Germany, and the Czech Republic. Deb Kristina will make her first official tour appearance for REAL…

Sunday, May 31, 2009
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News Flash, March 22

Deb Katie Alender is excited to present the book trailer for BAD GIRLS DON’T DIE. Click here to watch it at YouTube! She is also excited to finally have her hands on a “real” copy of BGDD, and to report that the book cover is even more gorgeous than she ever imagined. Deb Meredith is off to Boston on Tuesday for an event with Kate’s Mystery Books at Redbones BBQ…

Sunday, March 22, 2009
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The Irony of a Supergirl Launching a “Supergirl” Book by Guest Author Liz Funk

We’re excited to welcome guest author Liz Funk to the ball today. She is the author of Supergirls Speak Out: Inside the Secret Crisis of Overachieving Girls, a new book about the pressure on young women to be perfect, published by Simon and Schuster’s Touchstone imprint. She has written for USA Today, Newsday, the Christian Science Monitor, the Huffington Post, CosmoGIRL!, Girls’ Life, and New York magazine, among many other…

Saturday, March 7, 2009
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How to Kill Your Writing Career. And, Stuff in My Purse. By Deb Lisa Daily

How to Kill Your Writing Career. We’ve all heard stories on how lackluster book sales can slowly leech the life out of your publishing career. But why wait for the returns? This guy is an innovator in killing one’s publishing career in one spectacularly insane gesture: From Publishers Weekly:“A few weeks ago John Mitzel, proprietor of Calamus Books in Boston, was surprised to open his mail and discover he’d been…

Wednesday, June 18, 2008
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Beat Me, Whip Me, Send Me on Book Tour by Deb Lisa Daily

The business of publishing can really knock the wind out of you. There are dozens of people involved in turning a big stack of paper into a book — the writer, agents, editors, publicists, marketing people, print managers, sales people and tons of support staff. But sometimes it feels like the loneliest gig in the world. If it’s your first book, you probably won’t go on tour. You probably won’t…

Wednesday, June 4, 2008
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