Debbie Burke

Jazz Author


Novelist’s journey

A Novelist’s Journey – Episode 10: Seven Take-Aways from Book Expo America

It’s here and gone, the annual Book Expo America at the Javits Center in NYC. This was my first, and I will definitely be back. Tips and Takeaways: It’s no time to be shy. Talk, meet, shake hands and do... Continue Reading →

A Novelist’s Journey, Episode 6: Of Typos and Grammar Gremlins

Come on, see how brave you are. Open yourself up to edits. Really; open yourself up. Split your writer’s self wide open and wait…for the inevitable wave of corrections you are about to receive. Some kindly, some not so lovingly,... Continue Reading →

A Novelist’s Journey, Episode 5: Today’s Literary Pet Rock

A SLAP IN THE FACE TO AUTHORS EVERYWHERE- of every genre- "Reasons to Vote For Democrats" The ultimate gag-gift ""book"" (it belongs in TWO sets of quotes) that just became a runaway bestseller makes ME gag. "Reasons to Vote for... Continue Reading →

A Novelist’s Journey – Episode 4

Inspirational as a Sunrise! Your First Writer's Conference: How to Survive and Thrive If I knew then what I know now…I would have had a much better experience at my first writer’s conference. Though I didn’t make any fatal mistakes,... Continue Reading →

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