Today we talk about how Deborah uses her experience as a teacher in her writing process for inspiration and feedback, how you don't even want to know what the new slang is and how people who don't like the movie The Princess Bride should be suspected of cannibalism.
She is getting her PHD in mythological studies. Which is just so cool!
She uses a whiteboard and sticky notes for her plotting process, which she writes about on her blog.
White board madness:
Drafts in Scriviner
Writes in Word
Listens to movie scores on Spotify while writing
Twitter is where she found her community. Initially, she met people through PitchWars but they also communicate through private groups they now host on private Facebook groups.
KissPitch was how she connected with her publisher, Lakewater Press
She uses Tweetdeck to track hashtags on twitter. She has written about how to use twitter as an author on her blog.
How to Navigate Twitter as a Writer:
She prints out her book and puts it in a binder that she gives to two specific students.
Deborah Maroulis Books
Within and Without
5 Minutes Longer
She just finished reading
Love, Hate, and Other Filters by Samira Ahmed
Paper Butterflies by Lisa Heathfield
Call to Create by Linda Schierse Leonard
Where can people find her online
Twitter and Instagram @yaddathree Her blog: https://deborahmaroulis.com/