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Deborah Heal

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in Eldorado, Illinois, The United States
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I was born in Eldorado, Illinois (Be sure to pronounce that with a long A.) but grew up in Woodburn, a tiny village in Macoupin County. We lived in a house over 100 years old and I often wondered about the people who had lived there so long before.

My husband Bob and I farmed and raised a family there in Macoupin County. When the kids were old enough I went back to college, majoring in English with a minor in Creative Writing. Afterwards, I taught high school English, including creative writing, composition, grammar, and literature. I loved teaching young people, except for grading compositions of writers who didn't want to write, leaving me no time to do what I had always wanted to do—write.

I remember one time when I was four. I scribbled
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Deborah Heal Yvonne, I am so sorry I didn't see your question until just now. That could possibly be because I've been AWOL from GoodReads as I busily finished the…moreYvonne, I am so sorry I didn't see your question until just now. That could possibly be because I've been AWOL from GoodReads as I busily finished the Rewinding Time series. All five books are out now, with the concluding novel More Than Meets the Eye available for pre-order for Kindle. (Paper back available by the end of July 2016. Thanks for enquiring!(less)
Deborah Heal I have to say that I've never truly had writer's block. That could be because I'm fairly self disciplined about sitting down to write EVERY morning I…moreI have to say that I've never truly had writer's block. That could be because I'm fairly self disciplined about sitting down to write EVERY morning I possibly can. And secondarily, I always brainstorm and outline before beginning a book (and often during the middle of writing it, too). This allows my right brain to go crazy with creative ideas before I let my left analytical brain turn it into a story. Thanks for asking!(less)
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message 1: by Beth

Beth Hi Debbie,
Welcome to Goodreads and thanks for befriending me here!


Lucinda Dear Deborah,
I would like to thank you for your friendship request. I am very much looking forward to your blog tour, and i do hope that i will have the oportunity of reading some of your work at some point as both time and time again & unclaimed legacy look really interesting.
Thank you once again, from an aspiring writer.
Lucinda x


message 3: by Karen

Karen Malena Hello Deborah, thank you so much for accepting the friend request! Your author profile is awesome! Love your story of how you began!!!


message 4: by Maxie

Maxie Anderson think I'll skip the contest Deborah if have to send an email for everyone.
Sorry!


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