Deborah Painter's Writing News

Nonfiction writing

TWO HUNDRED EIGHTY-FIVE PUBLISHED WORKS AND COUNTING!   Bottom:  A 2010 release, FORRY: THE LIFE OF FORREST J ACKERMAN, from McFarland Publishers, resulted in a book signing at Larry Edmunds Books with foreword author Joe Moe.  Bottom:  2009 Library of Virginia Best Book Nominee, HOLLYWOOD'S TOP DOGS: THE DOG HERO IN FILM.  I won Honorable Mention for Best Article in the Rondo Classic Horror Awards in 2015 for a mini biography of Forrest J Ackerman published in CLASSIC IMAGES.  The book on Forry won an Honorable Mention in the Rondo Classic Horror Awards for Best Book in 2010.  Recent work includes articles on Ian Yule, Ken Gampu, Ivan Tors, Moira Lister, "Jack" the baboon who worked on the railroad and many others.