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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How to get an Agent: The Cliffnotes Version

Friday, September 30, 2016

I signed with my awesome agent Natalie in June of 2014. She was the best birthday present I could have ever hoped for! Especially after the six months it took to land her. New Year’s Day, I made the commitment to myself to find an agent for my work in progress novel. It had already been given the thumbs down by several agents and I was feeling defeated. But that year,…

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The Debutante Ball Welcomes Laura Goode! (Giveaway!)

Laura Goode’s interracial gay hip-hop love story for teens, SISTER MISCHIEF, was released by Candlewick Press on July 12.  Her poems and essays have appeared in The Rumpus, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Faster Times, Boston Review, Denver Quarterly, Dossier, Slope, Fawlt, and other publications.  She received her BA and MFA from Columbia University and now lives in San Francisco. Follow her on Twitter @lauragoode and visit www.lauragoode.com for total…

Saturday, September 10, 2011
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