Interview w/ Jessica Strawser + Giveaway for NOT THAT I COULD TELL

Saturday, March 17, 2018

I am all kinds of delighted to be able to interview one of my writer heroines this week. Jessica’s Strawser’s debut novel, Almost Missed You, was named to Barnes & Noble’s Best new Fiction shortlist upon its release in March 2017 and it was one of my favorite books of the year. I’ve admired Jessica for years at the fantastic Writer’s Digest Conference held in New York City each summer;…

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The Best KidLit Conference? Rutgers, Hands Down

Thursday, October 16, 2014

There comes a point in every serious writer’s life when they decide to crawl out of the cave and share what they’ve been scribbling with, you know, other actual people. There are many ways to do this — online communities, crit groups, contests, and conferences. I’ve never gone the contest route myself — it’s just not something I do — but as a journalist and screenwriter, I’d done a few…

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News Flash: Best Sellers, Giveaways, Writer’s Digest and Meet-Ups

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Congrats to Marci & Sharon, who won copies of DESOLATION ROW from Kay Kendall!   From the 2014 Debs… Heather Webb is so excited! She hired an artist—her former high school student who is now a professional artist—to do charcoal renditions of Camille Claudel’s works for her novel RODIN’S LOVER. (Photo rights were astronomically expensive and impossible to obtain) They’re utterly gorgeous—completely breathtaking! She can’t wait to share them! Lisa Alber is…

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News Flash: July 17, 2011

From the 2011 Debs… Deb Eleanor will be at the Monument Art Hop in Monument, CO this Thursday with YA author Sarah Ockler (Twenty Boy Summer, Fixing Delilah), compliments of Covered Treasure Bookstore! Hope to see you there! Deb Tawna had an exciting week! First, she was flattered to be included in a Writer’s Digest article listing “10 Notable Debuts.” Then she found her inbox flooded with email from people…

Sunday, July 17, 2011
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Make Your own Luck by Guest Blogger Jordan Rosenfeld

Please join us in welcoming California writer Jordan E. Rosenfeld, author of two books for writers: Make a Scene, and with Rebecca Lawton, Write Free: Attracting the Creative Life. She is a contributing editor and columnist for Writer’s Digest magazine and a regular book reviewer for NPR-affiliate KQED Radio. She holds an MFA in creative writing and literature from the Bennington Writing Seminars. Her stories have appeared in a variety…

Friday, March 21, 2008
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News Flash! January 6, 2008

Deb News: Deb Jenny’s and Deb Eileen’s release dates are coming fast and with each release we’re going to hold a contest. Stay tuned for the exciting details! Deb Lisa and Fifteen Minutes of Shame will be featured in the June issue of Writer’s Digest, on news stands in late April. What the Debs are reading: Deb Danielle is reading One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez Deb…

Sunday, January 6, 2008
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