Envy Is Good

Friday, March 20, 2015

To paraphrase Gordon Gekko from the movie WALL STREET, envy is good. And I say that as a completely non-psycho, non-egomaniac (at least I think I’m not). I say that as a writer who may still have an unpublished novel if I didn’t let my envy drive me to do what I needed to do. Back in 2012, I read the Facebook update of a dear friend. She just signed with an…


LAURA HEMPHILL On Being a Woman In a Man’s World + Buying In GIVEAWAY

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Please join us in welcoming fellow debut author, Laura Hemphill, to the Ball today! Laura’s novel, BUYING IN, launched this past Tuesday and has already been chosen as a December pick by Glamour magazine and been called “a fine debut about survival in a cutthroat business” by Publisher’s Weekly. Laura’s writing has appeared in Bloomberg Businessweek and on NewYorker.com. After graduating from Yale, she spent seven years on Wall Street, at…