Interview with Katherine Locke + Giveaway of THE GIRL WITH THE RED BALLOON

Saturday, January 6, 2018

I am delighted to introduce YA & NA author Katherine Locke to the Debutante Ball! Katherine and I have been Twitter-friends for quite some time now, and our publishing journeys started around the same time. I’ve long admired Katherine for how outspoken, tenacious, and brave they are on the social and political matters that are important to them. In addition to writing, Katherine also offers editing services, which you can learn…

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That’s What Friends Are For…

Friday, November 25, 2016

GREETINGS FROM SOUTH AFRICA! If you’re reading this, I’m currently in Cape Town, taking a tour of Robben Island. A place where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned during the fight to end Apartheid. Mandela’s spent 18 years here doing hard manual labor, breaking rocks into gravel in a lime quarry, yet still continued the fight by organizing and educating prisoners, demanded fair treatment. I am in awe of his perseverance. But I…

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Keep. Moving. Forward.

Friday, November 11, 2016

This was a hard and stressful week for us Debutantes for reasons I’m sure you all are aware of by now. I planned to write about how last week, after being let go from my full-time job, I decided to take a break from television and pursue writing full time. I was going to tell you that this was one of the scariest decisions I’ve ever made. How I’ve been…

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My 3 Writer Confessions

Friday, October 14, 2016

(Only Game of Thrones nerds like me would know why I used this pic!) This week we’re talking about confessions. Seems a bit counterintuitive, exposing our deepest darkest secrets before launching our debuts. It’s like open up the closet, letting all of our bodies tumble out while cheering “BUY MY BOOK!” (by the way, you CAN pre-order my book. I’m just saying!) But I’ll play along. Here are three writer…

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