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"Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen." ~ John Steinbeck

Image by Erik-Jan Leusink

The Persnickety Scrivener

"Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale."


Every website, every business, and every decision in life has a story. And The Persnickety Scrivener began with an image of a curious, whimsical, determined young rabbit remembered all the way from Debra's childhood.

Who doesn't recall the joy of reading "The Tale of Peter Rabbit,"  "The Velveteen Rabbit," and the words of Rabbit in "Winnie the Pooh"? And who didn't root for the rabbits in the beloved novel, "Watership Down," who escaped their warren and embarked on a grand, frightening, yet ultimately fulfilling adventure to find their new home? Debra recently saw an award-winning animated series based on "Watership Down" and felt a strong wave of nostalgia, remembering what it was like to be so powerfully inspired as a child,


For years, Debra had contemplated the leap from a position she had held for nearly 20 years to starting her own business (or warren if you will) where she could join her cancer patient advocacy efforts, her healthcare background, and her writing. Thus was born "The Persnickety Scrivener," where Debra celebrates her love of the written word, story-telling, and demystifying complex medical, health, and many other topics for all audiences.

Join Debra by helping her write your story--whether it be comprehensive information to help your patients begin their cancer journey, the story of your business or service, or your entry into a specific marketing niche and your dedicated place within it.  Remember the words of wisdom that author Beatrix Potter wrote for Peter Rabbit:

"There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they'll take you."

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