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A veteran presenter, Deb is passionate about sharing her knowledge of writing, literature, and the artist’s life.

SAMPLE PRESENTATIONS: WRITING WORKSHOPS | CONFERENCES

  • ​Perspectives and Viewpoints
  • Ready to Publish
  • Masterful Writing
  • Write Your Best Book

SAMPLE PRESENTATIONS: CLASSROOM

  • High School: Blog and Be Heard
  • Middle School: What If?
  • Grade School: Stories All Around
SAMPLE EVENT PRESENTATIONS
  • Facts into Fiction
  • The Sensual Wild
  • Recovering Marginalized Voices
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What participants have to say.

  • “Very helpful and informative” ~Jessica Golden

  • “Great new insights and techniques” ~Carol Ford

  • “So much appreciated not only the information but also the skill with which you paced the lessons” ~Susi Gregg Fowler

  • “Loved all the work Deb put into the class and handouts.”

  • “Deb was so informative and positive. I learned a lot.”

  • “Deb is/was excellent. Couldn’t have been better.”

COMING EVENTS

Klondike! A Woman, a Frog, and the Gold That Rocked the World

On August 18, 1896, a nugget of gold plucked from a small northern creek ignited a frenzy for gold unlike any the world had ever known. The exact circumstances of the discovery remain a mystery, but one thing is for certain—Kate Carmack, first called Shaaw Tláa, played a pivotal role.

The Klondike discovery set off a chain of events that brought dramatic change to Alaska, the Yukon, and the entire Pacific Northwest. Wealth Woman, a new biography by Deb Vanasse, tells the story of the Klondike from the perspective of Kate Carmack, a Native woman who lost a fortune in gold but ultimately reclaimed her true wealth.

Deb Vanasse’s talks at the Klondike National Historical Park (Seattle, July 17, 1 pm and 4 pm) and the Seaside Library (August 18, 7 pm) commemorate the 120th anniversary of the Klondike discovery. She’ll discuss the recovery of previously marginalized voices in New American history, providing a fresh, new perspective on this epic event.

Vanasse Speaking Engagement

Book Today!

A lively and experienced speaker, Deb has a limited number of bookings available for 2016. To learn more, email debvanasse (at) gmail.com.

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Writing and Publishing

Both in-person and online, Deb teaches on a wide range of topics related to writing and publishing. Sample workshop topics:

Revision Intensive

Blog and Be Heard

Windows on Your Characters

Perspectives and Viewpoints: Exploring Point of View

Description and Detail: The Glint and the Squint

Ready to Publish

Sound and Fury: Find and Free Your Writer’s Voice

Jumpstart Your Writing

Fiction Workshop

Web Strategies for Artists and Writers

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