Deborah Wilbrink

Perfect Memoirs
521 Westcrest Drive
Nashville, Tennessee 37211
USA

Phone: 615-866-0846

Business Phone: 615-417-8424
Email: deb@PerfectMemoirs.com
URL: www.PerfectMemoirs.com

Contact between 9:00 am to 7:00 pm US Central


Certifications:

Bachelor of Journalism, University of Georgia
National Board of Teaching Professionals: English


Awards:

Over 40 articles published about personal and family history
Berkley-Oxford Scholarship for Writing
International Bluegrass Foundation's Lesson Plan of the Year "Murder Ballads"
Associated Press, Rocky Mountain Press, Phoenix Press Club, Advertising Club of Columbus Awards


Specialties:

Writing the Story into your Family History
Self-Publishing
Motivational entertainment encouraging family history
Honoring & entertaining Elders with song and story
Personal History, memoir and autobiographical writing


Lectures:

  • Wake Up Your Readers: Add Story to Your Family History
  • Time to Tell: Why Your Life Story Matters
  • It's Time to Tell: Write Your Life Story or Family History (workshop)
  • E-Z Print on Demand to Publish Your Book
  • Illustrate with Your Photographs
  • Show & Tell: Family Mementoes


  • Speaking Conditions:

    Microphone & Sound System
    Podium/Lectern
    Digital projector & screen, optional
    Honorarium + reasonable travel expenses
    Table for autographing books afterwards and for optional quick consultations
    Master for Handouts Provided (file in advance or hardcopy)
    Full press release package (photo, bio, and program description) emailed for all engagements.


    Previous Engagements:

    Tennessee Historical Society: Write Your Family History January 2017
    TN State Library & Archives: Write Your Family History November 2016 Southern Festival of Books, Nashville, Tennessee - The StorySinger/Writing from Life 2016
    Nashville Public Library, Main Branch, Tennessee - Jump Start Your Memoir 2014
    Association of Personal Historians Annual Conference - E-Z Print on Demand for your Family History 2014


    Bio:

    Deborah Wilbrink, B.J. is Secretary of the Association of Personal Historians (2016-2017) and has assisted writing scores of family and personal histories as a ghostwriter and/or editor. She has published over 40 articles about personal and family history, many of them features about specific kin-keepers.
    Deborah started her own personal history business, Perfect Memoirs, in 2011. She is author of Time To Tell: Your Personal and Family History, a how-to book for families interested in preserving family history, and recorded six original songs that are included, about the importance of saving family history, and Fire of Commitment: History of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville both published in 2016.
    Member, Middle Tennessee Genealogy Society, DAR, Tennessee History Society, and GSG.

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