WOIt’s October!

And the best way to keep moving forward in what has been a challenging year is to set reasonable goals and celebrate wins in October daily. These can be small wins, big wins, personal and professional. Everything counts, it’s making lunch or making progress on a project. I will be keeping track and cheering you on via The D*E*B Method social media pages – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. And sharing my own goals and wins too!

The October #GoalChat topics have been designed with surviving and thriving in mind. We will talk about loneliness, endurance (and NaNoWriMo), joy, and creativity this month. Join the Sunday Night #GoalChat Twitter chats and #GoalChatLive conversations on Monday afternoons. The recaps are on TheDEBMethod.com.

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Please send items – news and virtual events – for the October Newsletter by Monday, October 5.

Upcoming Events

October 4:  #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Topic is Loneliness.

October 5: #GoalChat Live at 4pm PT on the Mango Publishing Facebook page. Guest is entrepreneur and voice-over artist Daree Allen.

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October 6: Today is Tomorrow Zula. This Global Networking Event with Jeff Pulver is every Tuesday at 6pm PT on Zoom in October. RSVP here.

October 11:  #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Topic is Endurance. We will also talk about NaNoWriMo (aka National Novel Writing Month).

October 12: #GoalChat Live at 4pm PT on the Mango Publishing Facebook page. We’re going to talk about endurance, NaNoWriMo, and the benefit of monthly challenges with author Eddie Louise.

October 16: San Francisco Values Panel at noon PT on Zoom. Come listen to, and converse with three award winning authors who have captured a world-changing megalopolis in new, thought provoking books: Joan Gelfand, Geri Spieler, Aya de Leon, and moderator Kathleen Archembeau, native San Franciscan and WNBA-SF Board member. Get details and register.

October 18:  #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Topic is Joy.

October 19: #GoalChat Live at 4pm PT on the Mango Publishing Facebook page with my fellow Mango author Sherry Richert Belul, Say it Now

October 22: Mythosophia Online Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of The Writers’ Journey. Watch my #GoalChatLive with author Chris Vogler.

October 23; Debra Eckerling is leading Virtual Networking Goals for Writers for the Women’s National Book Association – San Francisco Chapter. RSVP links coming soon.

October 24: Women’s National Book Association – Los Angeles Chapter Author Panel. Details coming soon.

October 24 – 25: Desiree Duffy’s The BookFest Fall 2020. Enjoy Panel Discussions and Conversations, Live Ask an Author Chats, Spooky Author Readings, Virtual Booths, Giveaways (sponsored by Owl Crate and Books That Make You), and more! The live stream takes place on the Books That Make You YouTube Page. Free to attend.

October 25:  #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Topic is Creativity.

October 26: #GoalChat Live at 2pm PT on the Mango Publishing Facebook page. Guest is art historical novelist Stephanie Storey. (Note new time.)

November 1:  #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Topic is November Goals.

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Please email me if you are are interested in contributing a Write On! Review or Expert Column. 

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Stop by the Write On Online Facebook Group to participate in daily threads and stay connected with the Write On community. And keep an eye on The D*E*B Method Facebook page for announcements, as well as live-streams, links, and inspiration.


Impacted by current events? Do you need to rework your goals or set new ones? Check out my book: Your Goal Guide: A Roadmap for Setting, Planning and Achieving Your Goals and then join the Your Goal Guide Facebook Group for additional support. I am also available for one-on-one and group coaching, as well as virtual summits and speaking engagements.

For blogging inspiration read Write On Blogging: 51 Tips to Create, Write & Promote Your BlogMy book will walk you through the process, whether you are just starting or relaunching your blog.

Do your kids love to write? Want to encourage them to hone and expand their writing skills? Check out Purple Pencil Adventures: Writing Prompts for Kids of All Ages. Although it’s geared towards kids, there are plenty of prompts adults can use to exercise those writing muscles! Write On!



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