Debut year recap – highs, lows, and what I’ve learned

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Phew, what a surprising adventure it has been to debut The Goddess Twins! Talk about ‘Lit in the time of Corona’. The path of writing, publishing, and now marketing this book has truly been its own hero’s journey for me. I am grateful for this blogging space and future opportunities to share what I have experienced and learned with others who may need it while embarking their own paths. Last…

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Pub Day for Minor Dramas! What do I even SAY?!

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

My novel, Minor Dramas & Other Catastrophes, publishes today, and I have to admit, I feel a little teary just writing that. I never imagined when I started dragging myself out of bed at 4:45am to try writing that I’d have a book deal, that I’d be headed out on a multi-city tour to promote my novel, which has been featured in Real Simple, The New York Post, PopSugar, and…

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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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