Author Archive: Deborah Batterman

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Facebook: Love It or Leave It?

Facebook: Love It or Leave It?

Back in February a writer/friend, Donna Zukaitis Falcone, posted a question on Facebook:  Building a platform as a writer: Can it be done without Facebook in the 21st century anymore? Do the old tried and true ways still work in a digital age? She sparked a lively conversation, and it struck an especially resonant chord […]

April 16, 2015 | By | 25 Replies More
Is It Chick Lit? Is It Not Chick Lit? What Do We Call It?

Is It Chick Lit? Is It Not Chick Lit? What Do We Call It?

In The Writer on Her Work, Vol. 1, an essay collection edited by Janet Sternburg and published in 1980, Mary Gordon writes, “I have been told by male but not by female critics that my work was ‘exquisite,’ ‘lovely,’ ‘like a watercolor.’ They, of course, were painting in oils. They were doing important work.” Three […]

October 20, 2014 | By | 9 Replies More