Several years ago, Deborah Lee Lott wrote a magazine article just as a fluke - a “why not” kind of thing. She never dreamed that the magazine she submitted the article to would accept it, but they did. They even asked her for photos to go with the article, so she took a travel weekend and got the photos. Her efforts paid off, as they gave her a two page magazine spread. Then life took her away from writing. Years later she took it up again by writing a children’s rhyming book. Life took her away from writing, yet again; until she had a dream one night and woke the next morning with a strong nagging to write it down. When she did, the words just kept flowing and flowing for days until she had written a book. This time she knew she couldn’t give up her passion for writing.
Mystery is her favored genre and where her heart lies, but she also pursues other areas of writing. She has written articles, newsletters, manuals, song lyrics, copywriting, fiction and non-fiction books and stories.
She has had several articles published as well as a short mystery in an issue of the Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine. She has also self-published a mystery, a non-fiction and a children's book.
When Deborah Lee Lott isn’t writing, she enjoys working in her garden and being surrounded by nature or immersing herself in painting.
“We’re all given gifts and we shouldn’t waste those gifts”.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in San Antonio, Texas, but I don't know that this was much of an influence on my writing other than the fact that I started writing poetry in sixth grade that my teacher thought was pretty good. I later wrote newsletters and manuals for different companies that I worked for, but my true writing career started at a lonely point in my life. When I wrote my first book, my husband was working long days, seven days a week and I was alone a lot, so I threw myself into writing. Then it became a passion.
When did you first start writing?
In 2006, my grandson inspired me to write a rhyming children's book. I sent it to several different publishers for over a year with not even one response, so I became disenchanted, but writing was in my blood, so I put that book on the back burner and pursued other forms of writing.
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It can be very frustrating as an independent restaurant manager to be constantly training your serving staff and, let’s face it, you really don’t have the time.
You don’t always have available to you specific training aids such as those that the big chain restaurants do. And when you do find something, it’s just too costly. Well….. until now, that is.
What does a monkey and a circus have to do with a designer boutique featuring Paris fashions? Olivia would soon discover the connection as her quiet little world starts turning upside down after the death of a family member and she realizes she doesn't know as much about her family as she thought she did.