Deborah Gorman


Deborah is a holistic life coach and Reading Instruction Specialist who helps people to have a better quality of life. She is an entrepreneur who has started several businesses and is the author of Essentials of Starting Your Business, published in 2017 by Business Experts Press, and two previous books as well as numerous blogs. Prior to the advent of the Internet, she got her start in writing as a newspaper correspondent in Wisconsin.
Deborah is a retired pastor who is originally from the Midwest, where she served congregations in Minnesota and Wisconsin for many years. She has an M Div degree from the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary.
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Deborah is a servant leader who is passionate about her faith, and active in her church. She is a mom and grandma to six grandchildren and currently makes her home in North Carolina. Deborah loves books, gardening, hiking and travel.

Smashwords Interview

Where did you grow up, and how did that influence your writing?
I grew up in Chicago. Books were always important in my home life. My parents worked in writing or publishing professions including journalism, editing and public relations. There were always books around. I read a lot when I was a child and I often received books as gifts. My first writing was in a small diary that I was given. It had a clasp with a tiny lock.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in the Midwest United States and was aware of various writers with whom my parents were acquainted.
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Reading Science and the Crisis in Literacy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,490. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
The predominant method of teaching reading simply does not work for too many children, especially boys, English as a Second Language students, and those with learning disabilities. Parents are concerned about their children and frustrated by the lack of progress, They are seeking out solutions. Phonics-first is a proven, effective method, and research on the brain confirms that conclusion.
How to Start a Business and Be Your Own CEO
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,130. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship
"A very practical guide with many options and ideas to consider for starting a business, this book is an easy read lots of great nuggets you can actually use. For those considering starting a business, many ideas are outlined that we may not have considered."-- Diana M. Needham Business start-up handbook and idea book for small business entrepreneurs covers a range of basic startup topics.
Essentials of Starting Your Business
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » New business enterprises, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship
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Looks at entrepreneurship, helps the reader to define their reason for starting a business. Learn how to discover one's unique vision. Explore factors of self development that contribute to success, why having a business mindset is critical, essential traits of successful people, attitude, how to deal with rejection and failure. Includes bibliography.
Free and Clear: Master Your Money and Escape the Debt Trap
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: American English. Published: September 17, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / money management, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
(5.00 from 1 review)
"This is great. Straightforward, concise, simple, practical advice for anyone struggling with never having enough and trying to make ends meet from someone who has been there and done that." - Doug G Basic how to guide financial problem solving, analyzing personal finances, organizing, recording and tracking of expenses and income; saving money, getting out of debt.

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