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

  Posted by Deb Borys , 06 March 2014 · 60 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 · 69 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 · 51 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 · 72 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 · 48 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 · 69 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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Wake up. Get Up. Write.

  Posted by Deb Borys , 12 February 2014 · 81 views

One of the things I worry will happen as a result of having moved back home to small town Illinois is that I will lose sight of who I’ve grown to be in the years since I last lived here.  … Continue reading

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The Homeroom

  Posted by Deb Borys , 11 February 2014 · 66 views

Originally posted on STREET STORIES Novels:
Film director Kirsten Kelly might have been talking about my character Booker T in Hello Goodbye, with her comments below.  I found this article, just after writing some dialogue for my fiction Night Moves…

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Lost Stories: I Wonder Where I Was Going With This One

  Posted by Deb Borys , 05 February 2014 · 60 views

Every once in a while I go through my old story starts on my computer or in my files to see how my ideas have aged.  Sometimes like a fine wine I like what I read and may even get … Continue reading

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Inside the Mind of a Writer

  Posted by Deb Borys , 04 February 2014 · 79 views

When you get inside the mind of a writer, you may find yourself inside the mind of one of their characters instead.  Yes, there are voices in my head.  Here’s one of them, Booker T. Brooks, the main street kid … Continue reading

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