Tick, tick, tick…

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

In 2006, I went to a house party. While crossing the lawn on the way back to the car, my foot caught in a lawn divot, twisted badly, and shattered bones in five places—including my cuboid, which any orthopedist will tell you takes talent. I stuck my foot in a boot and prepared to spend the next six weeks in crutch-laden misery. If only. Two weeks in, I felt a…

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Interview + Giveaway with Artemis Grey, author of CATSKIN

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Hello, Deb Readers! I am so excited to introduce you to Artemis Grey, author of Catskin, a gorgeously written and thoroughly compelling YA fantasy. Artemis and I met last year at the Sirens Conference, a gathering of female and non-binary sci-fi & fantasy authors and the readers who love them. I can’t wait to see her again this October now that I’ve had the chance to read Catskin, and I’m delighted that one…

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Vices Schmices

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

This is the wrong freaking day to ask me about my vices because starting yesterday, I went on a health kick. Like many writers, my biggest vices of late have been drinking, overeating, and extreme immobility, and I’m attempting to put a stop to the debauchery. As a result, I’m having so many cravings right now, one of which is to go lie down, another is to eat a chipotle…

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Give Me an Inch, and I’ll Really Go Off on A Blogging Tangent

Friday, June 20, 2014

Giving me free rein to write what I want isn’t always a good idea. I’m likely to be a little too … uh … self-revelatory. What’s the blog-o-sphere term? “Confessional.” Oh well. Here’s today’s term: “mental health.” Uh-huh. I’m going there. This morning I had a doctor’s appointment. My doctor’s name is Dr. Darling. She’s a great doctor, don’t get me wrong, but “darling” is a misnomer. She’s not fluffy…

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Deb Elise Feels Very Lucky

People say there’s no such thing as luck, or that you make your own luck. In some ways, I believe that.  Usually, however, those ways have nothing to do with work.  At the shoot for the POPULAZZI trailer yesterday, my friend told me about his friend, who was one of three people — three out of over thirty-thousand — to enter Pepsi’s Super Bowl challenge, and actually have his commercial…

Monday, March 14, 2011
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