A Strange Type of Envy

Friday, January 13, 2017

I had this whole other blog planned for you but instead want to share this important public service announcement: Dating as a writer is hard as fuck. Being the only single Deb in our 2017 class, I have to say I envy my fellow ladies. Having husbands, kids, and built in support systems ahead of their books coming out must be so relieving. To be able to write without the…


The Debutante Ball Welcomes Rachel Machacek (+ Giveaway!)

We’re so happy to welcome Rachel Machacek, author of The Science of Single, for a spin around the dance floor today! Whether you’re single or not, her book is absolutely dreamy! By her early thirties, Rachel Machacek realized she was not terribly adroit at dating. At all. So she concocted an experiment to launch her love life into warp speed. The project: To experiment with all the dating resources out…

Saturday, March 19, 2011

News Flash: October 10, 2010

From the 2011 Debs… Deb Eleanor’s The Weird Sisters has its first review!  Library Journal calls it “lovely”, with “creative and original” narration.  Woohoo! Deb Kim is into countdown mode for her book launch on November 1st. Excited and a bit nervous. OK, a lot nervous! Deb Sarah’s latest Real Simple article, The Winter Washing Guide (how and when to wash all your favorite winter weather staples), is out this…

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Putting Passion on the Page by Deb Meredith

Love. Hope. Passion. No life is happy without all three. No book, no matter what the genre, is complete without it. Even a mystery. It’s like humor, though. Depending on the genre, there needs to be less of it, more of it, some subtlety or none at all. It’s a delicate balance, and it’s obvious when a book misses the mark. I made Lydia single in Posed for Murder, with…

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Newsflash, Sunday June 22 2008

Deb News: This week, Deb Jess was interviewed by the PKD Foundation as well as her alma mater, UW-Oshkosh. Driving Sideways made its debut as a Target Break-Out book this week as well. Also, Deb Jess will be doing her first book signing next Saturday, June 28 at Creekside Books in Cedarburg, Wisconsin from 12-2 pm. Stop by and say hi! Cedarburg is celebrating Strawberry Festival that day, so Jess…

Sunday, June 22, 2008

Fifteen Minutes of Shameless Self Promotion by Deb Lisa Daily

Hi all, I am on tour promoting my debut novel, Fifteen Minutes of Shame which feels like a dream come true, even though I am so tired now I can hardly form sentences. I woke up at 4:30 this morning to catch a plane, did two signings, and drank some officially-sanctioned Fifteen Minutes of Shame margaritas sponsored by the fine folks at Partida, and made to perfection by the talented…

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

News Flash! March 9, 2008

Deb News Deb Jenny’s debut novel Sleeping with Ward Cleaver has gone into its second printing! Help Deb Lisa write her new dating book How to Date Like a Grown-up. If you’re single, take this quick, 2-minute dating survey and you could win a prize basket worth $500. Deb Founder News Deb Founder Mia King just sold her third book, Table Manners: A Novel, to Berkley Books for a September…

Sunday, March 9, 2008