About Deb

DEBORAH RANEY's first novel, A Vow to Cherish, inspired the World Wide Pictures film of the same title and launched Deb’s writing career. Twenty-five years, forty-plus books, and numerous awards later, she's still creating stories that touch hearts and lives. A three-time Christy Award finalist and winner of the RITA® Award, Carol Award, National Readers Choice Award, and HOLT Medallion, Deb is represented by Steve Laube of the Steve Laube Agency. She served on the executive board of the 2500-member American Christian Fiction Writers for eighteen years and teaches at writers conferences around the country. Deb is a Missouri transplant, having moved with her husband, Ken Raney, from their native Kansas. They love road trips, Friday garage sale dates, time with their family, and breakfast on the screened porch overlooking their wooded backyard.

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Where Deb Writes

 2022

FEBRUARY

25 — Virtual chat with bookclub reading Over the Waters

MARCH

27 — Virtual chat with bookclub in Georgia reading A Nest of Sparrows

APRIL

9 — Speak to  Southeast Missouri Writers' Guild, Cape Girardeau, MO

29 — Virtual chat with bookclub in Kentucky reading Bridges

MAY-JUNE

29-2 — On faculty Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference, Ridgecrest, NC

JULY

5 — Release of Breath of Heaven, Raney Day Press

AUGUST

20 — Cape Girardeau Public Library Author Showcase

SEPTEMBER

8-10 — Storyfest ACFW, St. Louis, MO

8-11 — On faculty American Christian Fiction Writers Conference, Hyatt Regency at the Arch, St. Louis, MO

27 — Release of O Little Town, Kregel Publications

NOVEMBER

4 — Speak to Full Gospel Church Women's Tea, East Prairie, MO

15 — Author event at Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, MI

 

2023

SEPTEMBER

24-27 — American Christian Fiction Writers Conference, Hyatt Regency at the Arch, St. Louis, MO

2024

SEPTEMBER

5-8 — American Christian Fiction Writers Conference, Hyatt Regency, New Orleans, LA

 

 

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