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Cheese? Yes, Please! Award Recognition

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CHANDLER, AZ (December 2020)—Story Monsters LLC has announced the winners of the 2020 Royal Dragonfly Book Awards, including honorable mention in three categories for Cheese? Yes, Please!, for Best Cover Design, Best Illustrations, and Picture Books 6 plus, by Victoria Huling. The book by D.A. Jennings is the second in a trilogy about a most mischievous mouse. The annual Royal Dragonfly Book Award contest is a global competition that honors excellence in all types of literature and book marketing, recognizing a comprehensive list of genres

2021 Online Creative Writing Fundamental

On-line Class
Writing Fundamentals Harford Community College

Feb 2, 2021 - Mar 9, 2021 - Online Creative Writing Fundamentals class.

Debbie's first online course for the Harford Community College was a success.

Historical Society of Harford County Mem
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November 20, 2020 - Debbie presented a live webinar for the Harford Society of Harford County on "What's Your Story? The Historical Significance of Looking Back." Check out the recording of the live event with Q&A or a more concise prerecorded version without Q&A.


2020 Purple Dragonfly

Book Award

Mia, Ripples in the Water is a winner in the 2020 Purple Dragonfly Book Award, sponsored by Story Monsters Ink. The book earned recognition in both the Middle Grade Fiction and Best Cover Design categories. The awards are a worldwide book competition created in 2009 to celebrate the best in children's books. The Purple Dragonfly awards are geared toward books that appeal to children of all ages. Award recognition puts the seal of approval on books and lets parents, grandparents, educators, and caregivers know they are giving children a book of the highest caliber.

Award-Winning Finalist in the Children's

Mia named

Book of the Month


Harford County Living  

                         - May 29, 2020


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Mia, Ripples in the Water
receives highest review rating from Kids' Book Buzz

Mia, Ripples in the Water
receives 5-star review from San Francisco Book Review


Podcast Interview with Rich Bennett

April 21, 2020 - On this episode of Harford County Living with Rich Bennett, Rich speaks with Author D.A. Jennings. Debbie has written "American Sports Legends: Your Turn to Score", "One Hundred Lives", "Seize the Cheese", and "Mia, Ripples in the Water."

April 4, 2020 - For those of you trying to handle homeschooling on-the-fly, let me suggest a visit to Story Monsters, Inc. It is a wonderful magazine which encourages children to read. They have taken several initiatives to help during this time of social distancing. My book, Seize the Cheese, was one of the featured on-line videos.

Click the picture above, find a book your children like, and take a break.

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