Deb Hockenberry

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‘Where Can We Have The Party?’ is Deb Hockenberry’s debut children’s book. She has always wanted to write stories for children, and has taken multiple courses from The Institute of Children’s Literature and is a member of The CBI Workshop to keep with the ever-changing world of children’s writing. She has also been published in several online magazines.

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Deb Hockenberry How do I deal? Well, there are several ways. In fact, I wrote an article about this. Go outside and go for a walk, visit a neighbor or whatever you…moreHow do I deal? Well, there are several ways. In fact, I wrote an article about this. Go outside and go for a walk, visit a neighbor or whatever you like to do outside. Excersise. Get that blood circulating! Read a book you're really into right now. It doesn't matter what it is, just read. Maybe go out in the warm weather and read? Knit, crochet or whatever your hobby is. Start a new story or article. Write a letter. The point of all this is, is to get your mind off of your WIP and give it a break. You'll come back to it with fresh eyes and ready to go!(less)
Deb Hockenberry I think the best answer is several answers. Remember the cliche' 'never give up'? That's great advice. Don't do that since rejections (lots of them)…moreI think the best answer is several answers. Remember the cliche' 'never give up'? That's great advice. Don't do that since rejections (lots of them) are par for the course. Another one is to read what you write. It helps you to keep on on the changing tastes of kids and what they like to read. Also, attend online and physical writing conferences. This will help you keep up-to-date in the ever-changing children's book market. If you review children's books, that helps too.(less)
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Gary Tenuta Hi Deb - Just a quick note to say "Thanks!" for adding me to your friends list. :-)

I see you have horror, paranormal, mystery, thriller, suspense and crime on your "Favorite Genres" list. My novel, Ash: Return Of The Beast (Kindle) weaves all of the above into a dark tale of revenge steeped in the occult. If this is your cup of tea, and If you have the time, you might like to check out the illustrated audio/visual narration series I've created to promo the book. Each of the 4 "Episodes" is about 20 minutes long.





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