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Fooling The Fish

  Posted by Deb Borys , 01 April 2014 · 31 views

April “opens” summer and while you may have thought its on-again off-again weather is the impetus for the April Fool’s Day tradition, the origins are actually so old no one knows where it really started.  But if you read the … Continue reading

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My Words in Art Form: An Autumn Afternoon

  Posted by Deb Borys , 31 March 2014 · 46 views

In Print Professional Writers is a group based in the Rockford area that is affiliated with the Chicago Writers Association, of which I am now a member. They have come up with an interesting idea called Word of Art.  Writers … Continue reading

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Nurture vs. Nature: Fostering Kids Can Make A Difference

  Posted by Deb Borys , 27 March 2014 · 47 views

As I was researching background on my character Booker T. Brooks for the next Street Stories novel, I found this blog by foster mother Shelley Cadamy.  She posted the video below that shows the life of a foster child through … Continue reading

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Homeless Teen Documentary has reached its goal

  Posted by Deb Borys , 20 March 2014 · 61 views

Originally posted on STREET STORIES Novels:
Earlier this month, on my author blog, I mentioned a Kickstarter campaign for a documentary about three homeless youth and their struggles to stay in school and make a life for themselves.  I am…

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The Homestretch – A documentary about 3 homeless teens trying to make their way

  Posted by Deb Borys , 06 March 2014 · 53 views

I am excited that the Kickstarter campaign to complete this documentary about three homeless teens has almost reached its goal, but with only 23 days left to go, I want to encourage you to consider contributing to what sounds like … Continue reading

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Love Me, Love Me Not? Then Pimp My Book

  Posted by Deb Borys , 27 February 2014 · 62 views

I risk ostracism by my friends and family and tell all in a hopefully humorous guest post today on www.bookbrowsing.wordpress.com.  I’m not sure if my intent was to guilt people into buying my book or to sabotage my chances of … Continue reading

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I Should Start Jounaling Again

  Posted by Deb Borys , 26 February 2014 · 42 views

A blog is no substitute for a journal, and a journal is no diary.  In a journal you lay it all out on the line, turn yourself inside out.  You don’t bother with recording the weather or life events.  You … Continue reading

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What’s in a Dream? Or Can I Eat Pie and Sleep at the Same Time?

  Posted by Deb Borys , 19 February 2014 · 67 views

Sometimes the smallest most insignificant dreams can make you ask some pretty big questions when you wake up in the morning. Like this one: I’m in a kitchen and everyone else is eating lemon meringue pie, or other pies and … Continue reading

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1990 Interview of Dorothy Dunnett by Off The Page

  Posted by Deb Borys , 17 February 2014 · 41 views

If you have read many of my author interviews, you probably know that Dorothy Dunnett’s historical novels are probably my favorite books and I have read them several times. If you also love her, you may appreciate this interview someone … Continue reading

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The Night Ministry Bus: One of the Pivotal Experiences in My Life

  Posted by Deb Borys , 15 February 2014 · 63 views

I found this excerpt in an old journal, written when I used to volunteer in Chicago with the Night Ministry.  One of their programs is a large recreational bus that has a medical station set up in the back room.  … Continue reading

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