Meet the Publisher
Deb Haggerty is a prolific blogger, astute business woman, and a die-hard visionary. She founded Positive Connections® (PositiveConnect.com), her management consulting practice in 1985, following thirteen years as a manager with Southern Bell/AT&T.
In 2000, she founded Positive Hope (PositiveHope.com), a breast cancer ministry, which gives encouragement and education to those with breast cancer, their families, and friends. She speaks on the topic from a faith-based perspective as she describes her journey.
Deb loves Christian literature and reviews books and interviews authors on her blog, (PositiveGrace.com). She loves encouraging both readers and authors with her words.
Deb is one of the clearest communicators you’ll ever meet. Featured in The Communication Coach, The Masters’ Collection, Intimate Encounters with God, and over twenty other books, she’s also published numerous articles. She has taught at writers’ conferences across the country and has served on staff for the CLASSeminar and Personality Training Workshops as well as speaking for many corporate clients. Deb is a strong Christian with a love of sharing God’s grace.
In 2016, Deb purchased Elk Lake Publishing to pursue one of her greatest loves. She’s fiercely passionate about spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ by publishing positive Christian books. As she says, “Everything I’ve done in my life has brought me to this moment where God is fulfilling every dream for His glory. I’m so excited!
Deb is also a popular public speaker. Her topics include: Communicating with Confidence, God’s Grace, and Tips and Tricks for Working with Editors and Publishers. She lives in Plymouth, MA, with her husband of over 33 years, Roy, and Coki the Dog.
July: Perfect Enough by Kelly Artieri; His Gift by Joan C. Benson; When Hearts Break by Jerry Eicher; Daddy, How Does a Sloth Give a Hug? by Diane Elgin; I’m Bored by Fran Fernandez; Before Your Birth Day by Teresa Krager; and Ladies of the Fire by Robin Luftig. We may have missed posting these summer releases, but rest assured, we haven’t slacked off on getting your words…Read More
In the event your To-Be-Read pile is diminishing with all the down time Covid-19 provides, we’re doing our best to replenish it. Take a look at our June releases: Murder Walks on Peachtree Street by Nancy Arrant Williams; Mayflower Marty by Luan Hamill; Keep Running, Maggie McRooney by Edna Waidell Cravitz; Child of Destiny by…Read More
Despite what 2020 has thrown at us, we’ve continued to bring your words to print and to “publish the positive.” Check out the books we’ve published so far this year: January: Sweet, Sweet Spirit by Rebecca Price Janney February: Renewed Redemption by Andrew Roth, The Trojan Horse and The Wolf Pack by Ace Collins, God’s…Read More
If this blog feels so last year, well, it’s because it is. Here are the books that made it to print with ELPI in the last half of 2019: August: Tommi Pockets by Marsha Hubler, I Love the World: It’s People I Can’t Stand by Dave Beckwith, Talitha, the Traveling Skirt by Becky Van Vleet,…Read More