The Deb Ball News Flash – Reading, Writing, on the move, and on the mend

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Congratulations to Elizabeth Glenn, winner of our #DebBallGiveaway of CLOSE ENOUGH TO TOUCH by Colleen Oakley. We send our thanks to Sherri Smith for being our guest yesterday on The Debutante Ball. If you haven’t already, pick up a copy of FOLLOW ME DOWN or enter to win a copy by sharing our post on Facebook and/or retweeting the following tweet: RT to Enter! Interview w/ @SL_Smith_ + #DebBallGiveaway of FOLLOW ME DOWN…


On Thanksgiving, A Reminder That the Rest Is Gravy

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of talking to newly-minted National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson, about her prize-winning memoir, BROWN GIRL DREAMING. Along with being an amazing writer, Woodson is a loving partner and parent. And she said something during our chat that stuck with me: “This is the moment, this is the now, and we don’t get this back. With writing, it’s so much what I love…