Creating My Customized Writing Education

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Growing up, I knew I had an overwhelming passion for reading and writing. But as a first generation daughter of Jamaican immigrants, and I knew my family had high expectations for my career path. I made murmurs that I wanted to be a writer, but they said you should want to become a lawyer, think of the steady money and prestige! Entering the fashion industry was a type of compromise…


News Flash, July 26

Deb Meredith will be at the Hanover Book Festival Saturday August 1 in Mechanicsville, VA signing POSED FOR MURDER. And at 2:15, she’ll be teaching a screenwriting workshop. Deb Kristina was so pleased to see this lovely review from Joelle Anthony, in which she says “it’s often hilarious and laugh out loud.” Also, Kristina’s fellow Literary Mama editor Caroline Grant called REAL LIFE & LIARS “sharply funny” on her blog….

Sunday, July 26, 2009

I must have sat on a leprechaun or something, by Deb Katie

So, married folks, you know how when some major household malfunction happens and you think, “Geez, some people are married to plumbers who can just FIX this and do it FREE and get it right the first time!” When I sold my book, I became aware of these things called “book trailers” that were available on YouTube. They were little videos designed to get you all hepped up on whatever…

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Totally tuck on Winston, by Deb Katie

Let’s just get this out of the way: I have an unhealthy obsession with my dog. (Luckily, the feeling is mutual, or mine would be a pretty sad situation.) Winston is a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. He’s three and a half years old, and he’s my constant companion. He comes to work with me every day. He sleeps in his bed on the floor next to me (he got kicked…

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

News Flash! December 9, 2007

Deb news: Deb Jenny’s novel, Sleeping with Ward Cleaver, got two excellent early reviews this week. Here and here. One reviewer called it the Bridget Jones’s Diary for married and harried moms. Deb Lisa Daily will be jetting off to NYC this week to participate in a cover shoot for Woman’s World magazine. Why, you might ask? Has Woman’s World begun to feature new authors? Nope. Lisa participated in a…

Sunday, December 9, 2007

Lessons from the Publishing Underbelly by Deb Jenny

If you would like a glimpse into what publishing teaches many writers, click here. I probably don’t need to write anything more, because that about sums it up. But just for fun, here goes… Publishing has taught me: – to be determined – to be goal-oriented – to be determined – that while I’d be a lousy at selling cogs or widgets because I don’t have any connection with them,…

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Bestselling – Best Writing – Best Living by Deb Mia

The things we do for our craft — Deb Kristy is en route to her home base in Florida after traveling on behalf of her debut novel, CATCHING GENIUS. As I write this, she is stranded in Kentucky, or maybe Detroit, dreaming about posting on our grog today (who doesn’t dream about posting our on our grog?!). When I’m caught off-guard with my kids, I’ll throw in a video to…

Saturday, October 28, 2006