Paying for the Past
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Award Winning Author
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Deb Simpson   
Award winning author, Deb Simpson writes poetry, fiction, nonfiction and children’s
books.  

She is the author of
Closing the Gate, the biography of one former member of the
Heaven's Gate Cult;
One Moment, One Memory, One Motion, a poetic memoir;  
Pink Place & Blue Blaze, A Special Edition, a children’s book, the original Pink Place;
and the companion book,  
Guide To Using Pink Place & Blue Blaze.  

Deb has served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for children in her
home town, and continues to donate a portion of the proceeds from
Pink Place &
Blue Blaze,  A Special Edition
, to support CASA’s vital work.

Deb’s poems have appeared in literary journals and other publications, most recently
in the
Maypop magazine (Tennessee Writers Alliance). Deb is a frequent contributor
to local newspapers, including
The Watertown Gazette, and the Murfreesboro Post.
About Deb
Deb Simpson, Author

Deb is a founding member of the Murfreesboro Writers Group, and actively participates in social media, including
Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, She Writes, Linked In, and Crime Space.

Deb has been a featured author on the Creativity Portal website with her series of articles for writers titled Your Book’s
Bottom Line
. Deb is also a featured Amazon Author, Goodreads Author, and Lulu Spotlight Author, and served as past
President of the
Tennessee Writers Alliance.  
Deb's writings often reflect her core beliefs:

     The First Five years of a child's life Form the Foundation for their Future
           The First Five Years Form the Foundation for the Future
           Success Begins in Childhood

    One Moment can make the difference in the life of another person, by giving them
    One Moment of comfort
    One Memory of love
    One Motion of Support

    May your life be blessed with many wonderful Moments, Memories, and Motions

    Live, Love & Write
    If you don't live and love, there is nothing to write about!
Deb's Poetry
Deb's Articles
Date
Title
Publication
8/08
It's Much More Than An Art Gallery
The Watertown Gazette
8/08
A Vistor's View
The Watertown Gazette
9/08
Put Your Bonnet On and Let's Getta' Goin'
The Watertown Gazette
10/08
Alcohol Question Debated
The Watertown Gazette
10/08
A Bit of Mile Long Yard Sale Prose
The Watertown Gazette
10/08
A Word At a Time Hunter, One Hip-clectic Dude
The Watertown Gazette
11/08
Volunteers Fleeced
The Watertown Gazette
12/08
Norene Misses Its Bank
The Watertown Gazette
04/10
Kid's View of the Big Sale
The Watertown Gazette
09/10
Book Festival Feeds Author's Soul
The Watertown Gazette
08/10
Music, Memories, and Making A Life
The Watertown Gazette
04/11
Mile Long Yard Sale, Bigger, Better
The Watertown Gazette
09/11
Watertown Bestselling Literary Native
The Watertown Gazette
10/11
Changing The World One Word At A Time
(Amy Parker profile)
The Murfreesboro Post
02/11
Painless Peeps (character development for writers)
Deb Simpson on Creativity Portal
07/11
Birthing A Book-the Cost of Development
(Part 1 of 4-Your Book's Bottom Line)
Deb Simpson on Creativity Portal
08/11
Promotion, Profit or the Poorhouse
(Part 2 of 4)
Deb Simpson on Creativity Portal
08/11
Format, Fulfillments, and Fees
(Part 3 of 4)
Deb Simpson on Creativity Portal
09/11
Tracking and Totals
Part 4 of 4)
Deb Simpson on Creativity Portal
02/2012
The Power of Love
(June Hall McCash profile)
The Murfreesboro Post Feb 2 2012
Pink Place by Deb Simpson
Guide to Using Pink Place & Blue Blaze by Deb Simpson
One Moment One Memory One Motion by Deb Simpson
Date
Title
Publication
2003
The Pendulum of the King
Catalyst Literary Journal
2002
Like A Mirror
A Poetry Anthology
2011
Homeless Men Keep Going
Maypop (Tennessee Writers Alliance)
2011
No Is Not Enough
Maypop (Tennessee Writers Alliance)
2010
Click
Facebook
2011
Paying for the Past
www.DebSimpsonBooks.com
2012
I Write
Motivation: An Anthology
2012
Communication
Motivation: An Anthology
2012
Motivation: A Poem
Motivation: An Anthology
2012
USA Today
Motivation: An Anthology
2012
Chosen or Condemned
Motivation: An Anthology
Additional Publication & Experience
Date
Title/ Summary
Publication
1984-2011
Quality Systems Procedures, Forms, Flowcharts, etc
Corporate Quality Systems (ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO
14971, FDA, EU, etc)
2003-2011
Website Content Development
Automotive, Consulting, Authors
1985-2011
Business publications, including proposals, protocols,
reports, training materials and presentations
Business and corporate publications for Automotive,
Biotech, and other industries
1991-1992
Editor for Newsletters (And primary contributor)
Military family newsletter, corporate publication
newsletter, and Quality Systems newsletter
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Closing The Gate won the Silver Medal for Biography in the  Global Ebook competition for 2013!
Closing The Gate; One Moment, One Memory, One Motion; Pink Place-a Special Edition; A Guide to Using Pink Place; Pink Place -1st ed