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Are encyclopedias these days as helpful as they used to be?

  Posted by Deb Borys , 20 June 2014 · 47 views

For that matter, do they even make encyclopedias these days, or has web searching taken over the role those used to play?  Hmm, I’ll have to Google that someday, which illustrates my reason for wondering if sites like Wikipedia have … Continue reading

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Buy a book and donate to The Night Ministry

  Posted by Deb Borys , 02 June 2014 · 58 views

This Saturday, You can buy a great book about street kids and have $10 of your purchase price donated to The Night Ministry to help actual kids on the street. I already told everyone about my attending the Chicago Tribune’s … Continue reading

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Interview at Mysteristas Blog

  Posted by Deb Borys , 30 May 2014 · 65 views

Just in time to help spread the word about my attendance at the Dekalb Library Author Fair tomorrow, Mysterias Blog posted an interview of me today.  Here’s one of the answers I gave, but I hope you will click through … Continue reading

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It’s going to be a busy couple of weeks

  Posted by Deb Borys , 29 May 2014 · 80 views

I’m excited to be starting out the summer with a bang.  First off, on Memorial Day weekend, I gave a party to celebrate my Mom’s 80th birthday and the engagement of my son to a wonderful woman.  Then, before I … Continue reading

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Writers Yarn Author Fair Saturday

  Posted by Deb Borys , 27 May 2014 · 76 views

The Dekalb library has been posting news about the Author Fair I will be attending this Saturday. Visit their page to find out more information about the many authors you can meet there.  Here’s a few below.    Filed under: … Continue reading

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Kathryn’s Inbox: Writers on Wednesday: Debra Borys

  Posted by Deb Borys , 12 May 2014 · 76 views

Kathryn White posted an interview of me last month on her blog Kathryn’s Inbox that I’d like to share even though I missed it earlier. Some of the information may be be bits you already know about me, but every … Continue reading

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Did you have a gala day May 1?

  Posted by Deb Borys , 07 May 2014 · 67 views

I forgot to post this excerpt from my 1937 Compton’s Pictured Encyclopedia on May 1.  According to them, May Day, as it’s traditionally called, has always been a gala day. May Day and the Maypole dances that go along with … Continue reading

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Give BIG May 6: Double Your Money for a Good Cause

  Posted by Deb Borys , 06 May 2014 · 44 views

I’m sure you have heard me mention Homeless in Seattle, a Facebook page that posts the photos and life stories of homeless men, women and families to ignite an awareness of the reality of living on the streets. The page … Continue reading

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Writers Yarn Author Fair May 31 – Dekalb Haish Memorial Library

  Posted by Deb Borys , 05 May 2014 · 79 views

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“A chilling and tension-drenched thriller”

  Posted by Deb Borys , 28 April 2014 · 41 views

Originally posted on Bend Me, Shape Me:
Starza Thompson over at Windy City Reviews gave Bend Me, Shape Me a long and marvelous review today. Below are some of my favorite excerpts, but I really hope you will click through…

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