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Debra R. Sanchez

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Debra R. Sanchez has moved over thirty times and has lived in five states in two countries...so far. She and her husband have three adult children, five grandchildren, and a cat and a dog.

She leads and attends various writing groups in the Pittsburgh area and also hosts writing retreats.

Her writing has won awards at writers conferences in various genres, including children’s stories, poetry, fantasy, fiction, and creative nonfiction.

Her bilingual picture book, "And My Mother Cried/Y Mi Mamá Lloró" was published in 2017 and was honored as "Best Children's Book of 2017" at The Author Zone Awards in October, 2017.

Her poetry collection "Raw & Unfinished" received an award from The Author Zone in 2018.

Her bilingual children's book "Snow Pant
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Debra R. Sanchez I temporarily stop working on whatever project experienced the block, and go to something different. If I don't have something else to work on at the …moreI temporarily stop working on whatever project experienced the block, and go to something different. If I don't have something else to work on at the time, I use writing prompts. I read. I sit in nature. I breathe.

In time, the words return and the writing continues. (less)
Debra R. Sanchez For me, the best thing about being a writer is see the words that insist on escaping my mind become words on a page.

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For me, the best thing about being a writer is see the words that insist on escaping my mind become words on a page.

My favorite writing quote is by Alfred Kazin, and appeared in "Think Magazine" in February, 1963:

"The writer writes in order to teach himself, to understand himself, to satisfy himself. The publishing of his ideas, though it brings gratification, is a curious anticlimax." (less)
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