No Cinderella Story Here, More Like the Swamp Thing’s Journey Toward Publication

Friday, October 4, 2013

I’m here to tell you that if I can get published, so can you … OK, honesty required: I had no clue what to write for this post. Lisa the Martyr read her fellow debutantes’ posts about their so-called hardships when it came to finding agents or selling their books — pleeeease! I’m the novelist swamp thing who dragged myself out of the publishing trenches and lived to tell the…


Deb Dana Isn’t a Crybaby…Honest.

I am not a crier. It wasn’t until senior year of college that my best friend and roommate of three years actually saw me cry. When it happened, she was in the middle of studying for a biology midterm, and I came in her room and, through tears, explained that the guy I’d been dating just broke up with me. Her eyes widened, shock painted across her face — not…

Tuesday, April 9, 2013