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The Write On Online November 2019 Newsletter has member news, events, and more.

Evening Hangout: Join us for the November Los Angeles Hangout on Wednesday, November 6, from 6:30pm to 8pm at Literati Cafe, 12801 Wilshire in West LA. Hang out, set goals, and catch up with your writer/creative/entrepreneur peeps. RSVP on Facebook.

Congratulations to this month’s goal-posting winner Destiny Pifer, who won a copy of Save the Cat by Blake Snyder. To be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions post your November Goals

Join the Write On Online Facebook Group for community and conversation. Plus, check out the #GoalChat Twitter chat every Sunday at 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern. Need a reminder? RSVP for November chats. Topics also in the Events section. Read the recaps on Twitter Moments.

Write On Online has regular, ongoing content, such as Write On! Wednesdays, Meeting Recaps, Guest Posts, and more. By the way, if you are interested in contributing a 500- to 700-word guest article in your area of expertise, email me.


As the launch of Your Goal Guide: A Roadmap for Setting, Planning & Achieving Your Goals approaches, keep an eye on The D*E*B Method media page for new articles and links.

Recent articles include 5 Ways to Pursue a Passion Project While Working a Full-time Job in Thrive Global and Why Is Public Speaking Important for Leaders and in Business? According to 24 Experts in Up Journey.

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Find and keep your fitness motivation as an entrepreneur with Catherine Turley’s book: Superwomen Secrets Revealed: Successful Women Talk About Fitting in Fitness and Dare You to Join Them out November 10 and available for just $0.99 during launch week!

Nancy Shiffrin’s new collection of poems, FLIGHT, is available for pre-order. Her next reading is at Gavin’s Book Store in Santa Maria, CA on November 9 at 7:30pm.

Carolyn Howard Johnson’s publisher has offered a launch special on the 3rd Edition of her multi award-winning The Frugal Book Promoter. Go to and use the code GOFRUGAL to get a 20% discount on it PLUS a copy of the second edition of The Great First Impression Book Proposal.

Michael Wiese Productions Fans: If you are a podcaster interested in filmmaking, and want an opportunity to interview some of the amazing MWP authors, please contact He’ll connect you. Btw, you can find some awesome ebooks at my Write On Online MWP Affiliate bookstore.

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The Tahoma Literary Review is accepting narrative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry submissions. Full guidelines are here. They currently pay between $30 and $100.


November: November Challenges continue. Learn more about #NaNoWriMo#NaPodPoMo, and #NaBloPoMo/#BlogLikeCrazy in the #GoalChat Twitter moments. For November, I created my own challenge, called #DebMo. Go to The D*E*B Method Facebook page every day in November for a video, graphic, or link post.

November 6: Join us for the November LA Hangout at Literati Cafe, 12081 Wilshire Blvd, in West LA from 6:30pm – 8pm.. RSVP on Facebook Please remember, Literati Cafe requests each attendee/patron purchase at least a drink. There is a parking lot, as well as street and metered parking.

November 10: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Topic is Holiday Social Media Planning.

November 12: IWOSC Webinar from 7 – 8:15pm. IWOSC presents Daniel Slater of Amazon, discussing Amazon Kindle Direct (KDP) printing for self-publishers, book design and production for print and ebooks, marketing tools, and more. IWOSC members $15; others $35. RSVP & get more info at

November 17: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Topic is Consistency.

November 21: Join Tom Reid at 9am PT for the next free webinar in his Sustained Leadership WBS series. This month’s topic is Speaking in PublicRegister here.

November 24: Join us for #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Topic is Video.

November 28: Happy Thanksgiving!

December 4: Join us for the December LA Hangout at Literati Cafe, 12081 Wilshire Blvd, in West LA from 6:30pm – 8pm. RSVP on Facebook

December 5: Book Publicists of Southern California Gala Holiday Mixer at Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City. Doors open at 5:30pm, dinner starts at 7pm. Get details and order your ticket.

Write On! Members: Let me know if you have a book being released or some awesome news, so we can include it in the next newsletter.


Ready to start or relaunch your blog? Check out my book Write On Blogging: 51 Tips to Create, Write & Promote Your Blog. And if you read the book, I would love a review. Please and thank you.

The Guided Goals Podcast is a series of expert interviews, designed to help people pursue their passion projects. Each episode wraps with action items, so listeners can take what they heard, and move forward right away. We are on hiatus, but you can listen to previous podcasts on Also, watch on YouTube, listen, and subscribe on iTunes, listen on Stitcher, or listen on Google Play.

Talking With Authors” is a podcast that features interviews with independent and small-press authors. Tell them about your books here.

Fiction Writing for Children is a 180-page book from award-winning children’s author and ghostwriter Karen Cioffi. You’ll be shown how to write your story, submit your work, establish your online platform, and book-marketing basics. Check it out today!

Writers, pen won’t budge? Read The Morning Nudge! Get your free subscription.


Write On Online’s Facebook group has again been included in The Write Life’s Top Facebook Groups for Writers. Thanks, The Write Life! Check out the entire list.

Want to learn more about me? Check out Madalyn Sklar’s #TwitterSmarter Monthly Talk ShowKristen Tsetsi’s interview on Jane Friedman’s blog, Carrie Dils podcastand Amanda Goldman-Petri’s Market Like a Nerd Podcast on How to Launch Your Blog in 30 Days. Also, read my post on how to develop relationships with other writers on Aerogramme Writer’s Studio. 

When you combine food with advice, you bring love to the table. Check out Ask Al A Also send questions to Check out her Facebook page, Twitter, and Instagram for even more food for thought.

Check out BookPod, an online social platform for authors and aspiring authors centered around the world of books and publishing. Interested in joining BookPod? Email Jennifer Brody.

Need help with your book promo? Carolyn Howard-Johnson’s third edition of The Frugal Book Promoter: How to get nearly free publicity on your own or partnering with your publisher is now available.

Need a transcriber? CLK Transcription can help! CLK employs more than 30 highly trained transcriptionists … and has great rates. Email for more information.

Does your website or blog need a new look?  Does it work the way it’s supposed to on desktops, smartphones, and tablets? Our friend Dennis Wilen can help. Email and tell him Deb sent you!

Orange County Writers, check out Lit Central OC, an online magazine for news, reviews, craft articles and more for writers in the Orange County area.

Like Michael Wiese Productions on Facebook to learn about contests, workshops, special events, and new releases.

POPS the Club, a nonprofit that creates, trains and supports clubs in high schools for students whose lives have been impacted by incarceration and deportation now serves nine schools in the L.A. area, as well as schools in Pennsylvania, Northern California, and Minnesota. They are always looking for volunteers; writers are especially welcome. If you’re interested, sign up here.

Porsche Charities is a non-profit that offers no-cost group grief counseling to anyone who has lost a working or companion animal. Learn more on their blog.

Shannon Luders-Manuel recently added Sensitivity Reader to her services. If you have black and black/mixed characters and want a sensitivity read, contact for more information.

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Do you need to make a life change, but are afraid of charting a new course? Are you overwhelmed by too many projects? I can help. Together, we will figure out your mission, set reasonable goals, and then create a plan to make the life you want happen. Get information on my coaching servicesContact me, Deb, to get started.

Learn more about The D*E*B Method through my interviews on Depict Media’s Midweek(ish) ShowCatherine Basu’s Fit Fifteen PodcastMadalyn Sklar’s #TwitterSmarter After Chat, and DIY Marketers pre-#BizapaloozaChat.

Sign up for The D*E*B Method Newsletter for tips, resources, and events to help you define, plan, and achieve your goals, as well as info about  my upcoming goal-setting book – Your Goal Guide – which will be released by Mango Publishing in January 2020.



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