Launching and Leaving Simultaneously by Deb Gail

So this is it. My last deb post and my first book launch both in the same week. I have to be honest, I’m a little nervous about both leaving this grog and finally stepping out in the world. It has taken me so long to reach this point in my career that I never thought it would arrive and yet now that it has it all seems to have…

Monday, September 29, 2008

More Cancer Is a Bitch… Chapter 2 by Deb Gail

I’m hoping I roped you in enough with Chapter One of CANCER IS A BITCH (Or, I’d Rather Be Having a Midlife Crisis) that you can’t wait to read Chapter Two. Below… Chapter 2 Does Biopsy Mean No Puppy? Chest down on a padded table, head cocked sideways, right breast hanging through a peekaboo hole, one arm hooked around my matted hair, other arm twisted pinky side out along my…

Monday, September 22, 2008

excerpt from Cancer Is a Bitch (Or, I’d Rather Be having a Midlife Crisis) by Deb Gail

My tenure as a deb is running out… I’m the last one out of gate and have the great privilege of sharing a few weeks with the new class. And what a class it is!! Welcome ladies… So while you get to know them, I’m planning to tease you with some excerpts (in their original form before final editing!) from my memoir… CANCER IS A BITCH (Or, I’d Rather Be…

Monday, September 8, 2008

Writing Ritual in the Writing Hut by Deb Gail

Deb Gail I have shared my writing ritual on the deb site before but I thought I’d share it again, with a few updates, because many of my writer friends have asked me to send it to them and told me that they now use their own version of it to get focused and also because my husband just took several pictures of it this past week. So now there…

Monday, August 11, 2008

Opening Scene From My Unsold First Novel by Deb Gail

I tried to tell Mother with my eyes that I knew Susie Morey was lying when she swore to Vicky, who told Jennifer, who told me that the only reason she chose to have her birthday party at The Big Boy was because of the strawberry dessert pies. And that I knew that Susie knew I had to attend and accept the cracked vinyl chair she offered me, wearing my…

Monday, July 14, 2008