LISTENING TO GOD'S VOICE (Inspirational Talk on Letting God Lead in Your Life, Debra talks about the loss of her first husband, her journey to that first sale after 13 years of writing and how she uses her characters to touch lives, including her own)
CREATING CHARACTERS THAT KEEP READERS COMING BACK FOR MORE (Talks about building of her 21 book hit series Mule Hollow, the small town readers wish were real)
KEEP THOSE PAGES TURNING (Hooks and Cliff Hangers and the words in between)
HOW TO CORRAL A LARGE CAST OF CHARACTERS OVER THE LONG HAUL (How do you keep all those characters straight in a long series)
WHAT DO YOU MEAN THESE CHARACTERS AREN'T REAL? (Creating Characters Readers Love)
OPERATION: COWBOY HEROES NEED LOVE TOO (Creating Cowboys Readers Fall in Love With)
Bestselling author Debra Clopton has sold over 2.5 million books and her holiday story, OPERATION: MARRIED BY CHRISTMAS has been optioned by Vast Entertainment with Orly Adleson Production to produce for an ABC Family Movie staring LeAnn Rimes. Debra writes inspirational romance, contemporary romance, and western historical romance. She is known for her snappy dialogue, cowboy heroes and spunky heroines. Her numerous awards include: In the Inspirational Award Catagory:The Book Sellers Best (for OPERATION:MARRIED BY CHRISTMAS), Romantic Times Magazine's Book of the Year. She's also 2004 finalist in Romance Writers of America's prestigious Golden Heart Award, and a triple finalist in the American Christian Fiction Writers Carol Award and a HOLT Medallion Award of Merit in the Romantic Comedy Catagory.
Debra lives on a small ranch in central Texas with her husband Chuck. She loves to travel and spend time with her family. She is the author of the much loved Mule Hollow series where you never know what the Matchmaking Posse of Mule Hollow is going to do next! She writes for Harlequin Love Inspired and Thomas Nelson/Harper Collins Christian. She is currently working on her 25th novel. Debra thanks God everyday for her family and for creating her to be a writer. She loves helping people smile with her thought provoking, fun, fast paced stories.
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