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About breathlessbook1

Deborah Riley-Magnus is an author and an Author Success Coach. She has a twenty-seven year professional background in marketing, advertising and public relations as a writer for print, television and radio. She writes fiction and non-fiction. Since 2010, she had two novels released. In 2013 her nonfiction, Finding Author Success, Second Edition and Cross Marketing Magic for Authors were released. Two more novels are scheduled for release in 2013. Deborah produces several pieces monthly for various websites and online publications. She writes an author industry blog and teaches online and live workshops as The Author Success Coach. She belongs to several writing and professional organizations. Deborah is the Dean of the Assent Academy – marketing training for Assent Publishing contracted authors – and Managing Imprint Editor for the Breathless Books romance and the Phantasm Books fantasy imprints. She’s lived on both the east and west coast of the United States and has traveled the country widely. She is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and recently returned after living in Los Angeles, California for several years.


My year as guest blogger might be coming to an end, but the benefit of being the Assent Publishing Great Romance Winner will go with me endlessly. Not only did Deb and Les generously give me a huge shot of … Continue reading

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Reviews. The Good, the Bad, and the Profitable.

One of the many great benefits of winning the romance contest was that Assent gave me a year’s membership to Romance Writers of America. I probably wouldn’t have joined on my own—after all, $100 a year seems pricey. But the … Continue reading

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