Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Congratulations! Well done and good job to you! We have a winner!
What do you do when your world is dissolved? Your father is dead and your mother is taken while you are made to watch. Follow Riley down her path as her best friend the boy she loves is taken and returns something or someone else. Riley learns, she is the only one she can believe in.
I am so exciting; I am feeling like a kid in a candy store allowed to run wild. Drum roll, please.... This week's winner is~
Gracie R!! Woohoo! She has a $10 Gift Certificate to Amazon in the email she has given me. 

To the new views here is my deal: You have to make me a promise when my book comes out that you will read it, review it and share it with friends. Not bad eh?

Want to read the first chapter? Let me know and spread the word! Want a free copy? Let me know, and you know what I am going to say next, spread the word.

This is truly a happy season, and I wish each one of you the very best this month in all you do.

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I let Riley have her own page when you get a chance stop by and drop her a note. She apparently likes to talk more than she ever did when I was around her. One word: teenager! (Don't worry I was one too)

Happy Holidays and have a Merry Christmas
Riley, Remington, Toni, Aaron and all the rest, along with Me~Debbie Browdy

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She's here, she's bad...

She is here, she is a bad a**, and she has her own Facebook page!

Friday, December 2, 2016

I have been a slacker!

To make up for my lack of posting the past two weeks and it being December I will be giving away a few Amazon Gift Cards! All you have to do is sign up to be "in the know." Or in other words my~email list but don't worry you won't get any spam just notes from me! ~Debbie Browdy~

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

This makes my heart sing, Penned Con!

What happened was amazing at Penned Con with their silent auction. Rick and Amy Miles are amazing people. Thanks to everyone that was there. 

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Debbie Browdy

I am going to be giving away some Amazon Gift Cards just in time for Christmas shopping. So sign up for my newsletter to be eligible for the drawing. Sign up is on the Left side of this page!!

Now, Riley is getting a little bad...

I knew it was bound to happen; Riley thinks she is a bad a-- cause she took down someone who is over six feet tall! What are we going to do with her?

Now she is bragging!
Click on the link

Friday, October 21, 2016

Give this girl..

I'm not sure letting Riley have a tablet, and the internet was a good idea. Here you decide!

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The Daunting Series: Riley Marie Staggs and The Daunting Series

The Daunting Series: Riley Marie Staggs and The Daunting Series: Riley has never been one for electrical devices she always leaves that to Aaron. But today she contacted me and told me she was going to try...

Riley Marie Staggs and The Daunting Series

Riley has never been one for electrical devices she always leaves that to Aaron. But today she contacted me and told me she was going to try her luck at Facebook. She wanted me to be the first to know since I became so close to her writing her story. 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Penned Con

And they are just getting started! How amazing!! Enter to win! Penned Con 2017 So many talented authors under roof!

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Great Read

Here is an eye-opening article I read that I want to share. I hope you find it informative. Until we speak again, read and write on!

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Great Article by Nick Stockton

What’s Up With That: Why It’s So Hard to Catch Your Own Typos

Difference Between Copy Editing and Proofreading

I know this has nothing to do with my series that is coming out but in a way 
it does! New York Book Editors if you ever get a chance to sign up for their 
email letters I would say jump on that. They have great informative blogs.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016


I could not find the author of this but I love it and wanted to share!

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Derek Murphy: DIY Book Formats~Free Templates!

DIY Book Formats

He has some incredible Templates that have me very tempted! If you haven't come across Derek Murphy's tutorials you should check them out!

Sunday, June 5, 2016

My Birthday and Rick Yancey

This year for my birthday I decided I truly wanted to see a man that I have immense respect for. There were many places I could have gone to see him and I decided Nashville was the place. We drove from Wright City, Mo. I know most people have no idea where that is so to give you some idea it is approximately 60 miles west of St. Louis, a mere 358 miles from Nashville AKA 5 hours and 12 minutes.

We drove and my experience with Illinois is this:  it is never ending. Beautiful but exits are far and few, not good when you are drinking lots of coffee. It is a divided highway with beautiful trees on the sides of it and in the median which many times were tempting.(It's okay I controlled myself!)

As a writer that’s book is not published yet (can’t call myself an author just yet), I love to go to listen to Authors even if they are not in the same genre that I write in. You learn so much. Usually I don’t ask questions I listen. (Signing stalker) But, this man is in the genre I love to read, write and review others.

This time for some unknown reason a force lifted my hand and made me speak when he asked whose birthday was the closest to the signing. Mine was the 2nd signing was on the 4th. Normally I would never, ever and I mean ever do something like this, yes I really mean I am the signing stalker.  I received a movie poster from his book turned movie. Thank you very much (squeals with excitement).

This man’s name is Rick Yancey, his final book is out for “The Fifth Wave,” it is “The Last Star.” The amount of information taken in was invaluable at his signing. He graciously answered all the questions asked by his young audience, talked and told stories. For the members of his audience that were interested in writing he showed only encouragement with a lot of enthusiasm.

This man is a genius, gracious and entertaining.  If you haven’t read any of his books what on earth could you be waiting for? As they say “Do it, do it now!”

See what you are missing here: Books by Rick Yancey

~Debbie Browdy~

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Internal Editor by - Natasa & the team at NY Book Editors

I know they wrote this article about me!
I highly recommend you sign up for there "Writers Bootcamp Lessons"

Hi Friend,
Do you have a little voice in your head that says:

Wait a minute, that doesn’t sound right.
Is that a run-on sentence?
There has to be a better way of saying that. Thesaurus.com?
Your fifth grade grammar teacher would be so proud of you. Not!
Are you seriously going to ignore the squiggly line under the misspelled word?!
No one will understand this sentence. Reword it. NOW!

That little voice is called your internal editor, and it’s not just a terrible nag -- it’s also a destructive force that can throttle your creativity.

What’s worse: giving in to your internal editor and correcting a sentence or conflict here or there only emboldens that internal editor. The soft nag becomes a forceful command that will not be ignored. You’ve heard “don’t feed the animals.” Now, I’m telling you “don’t feed the internal editor.”

Well, at least not during your first draft.

The truth is, the internal editor provides an important job during the editing process. However, it is unwelcome in the creative process. During the creative stage, you should allow yourself the freedom to brain dump.

This is what’s called “writing the whole.” Instead of creating a lean draft and then inserting content afterwards, you should create a “fat” draft initially and then take away the unneeded content during the editing process.

But in order to do that, you must turn off the nitpicky part of your brain that’s constantly trying to edit and create the “perfect” story.

That sounds admirable, but the problem is, you won’t know what the perfect story is until afteryou’ve written it. By tweaking it here or there, you could be left with disparate, disjointed content. Instead of working on the next great American novel, you’re piecing together a literary Frankenstein. *cue thunder clap*

The internal editor needs something else to do during the creative process. Here are a few ways to shut off your internal editor, or at least distract it until you’re ready for editing:

Unconventional Advice

Type with the screen black. If you’re working on a computer, turn the screen brightness all the way down. It will definitely feel weird at first, but it’s extremely freeing once you get the hang of it. This way, with the internal editor in the dark, you won’t have the irresistible urge to re-write that sentence or passage until you’re in editing mode mostly because you can’t see it to correct it.

When you type this way, brace yourself: you will have typos. You’ll probably even feel yourself making those typos as they happen. Instead of correcting it (which is pretty impossible in the dark), just take a space and then type the word again, this time correctly, and carry on. Remember, you can fix all of these errors at the end of your writing session when the ideas are no longer flowing.

Dictate your words. Similar to typing in the dark, you can also speak instead of write. This method eliminates the itch to correct yourself until the editing process.

Why? Because you literally cannot “see” your words until they’ve been converted into text.

Dictation is quick, easy, and in most cases, free. If you have a smartphone, you probably have a built-in recording app. If not, you can easily download one for free like Voice Recorder(Apple) or Audio Recorder (Android).

The next step is just to speak. You’ll be amazed at how many more words you can “write” by speaking instead of typing. This strategy speeds up the creative process and quiets the internal editor. Two for one!

Distract your internal editor. For some writers, it’s difficult to write in complete silence. Having the radio or television turned on at a low but decipherable volume in the background can give your internal editor something else to focus on while you get some work done.

Give yourself a word limit. The internal editor becomes less vocal when you force yourself to write to a certain word threshold within a specific amount of time, for example 1000 words in one hour. If you tell yourself, I’ve got to get this amount of words written in this specific time frame, you’ll find that the internal editor becomes more of an ally than a foe.

Negotiate with your internal editor. If your internal editor has a strong personality, you may find that it’s better to negotiate. For example, promise yourself to edit your draft at the end of each writing session.

But be sure to keep your promise because you can’t fool yourself.

I hope everyone finds this as helpful as I did.
Debbie Browdy

Friday, May 27, 2016

I know you have been waiting for this: Frostfellows The Beautiful Creatures of Beverly Hills Book 2

Bang on!

The second book of this series does not disappoint! This book comes out strong and leaves you hanging for the next one. When we left the first book with a betrayal we see all the pieces of Josh and Lara's relationship come to life and the return of the Siren's song. The deceit runs amuck among the Nereids, Satyrs, Sentries and Lycorains! Hang on here and try to figure it out!

Can’t anyone give Lara and Josh a break, come on. In comes a too confident and too nosy detective getting in the way of everything.  There are turns and twists page after page quoting an amazing author (Of this book) it is best described as: "I didn't see that coming."

This book also hits it right with the teen summer romance, who would think you could find a soul-mate. In the midst of the turns and twists you will feel love and patience. We won’t mention the excitement and impossible tasks, but aren’t best friends worth it?

Oh wait, the rescue mission and its rescuer hero becomes the one needing a rescue. How can we be left hanging here?

Sunday, May 15, 2016

This is very interesting. I have always had a thing for Urban Legends and as they say or Paul Harvey would say "Now you know the rest of the story!" Great narrative, the film was put together great! Enjoy!

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

E. Van Lowe

If you have not been fortunate enough to read one of E. Van Lowe's books you are missing out! Check out his latest series Book Trailer. The Beautiful Creatures of Beverly Hills Moondancers is creepy, eerie with a dose of humor. Only E. Van Lowe can bring this all together while creating multi-dimensional characters you can believe and love they could be the girl or boy next-door to you. 

And it gets better book 2 Frostfellows will be released May 17, 2016!