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. 2020 brought the release of two books: Experiencing God’s Love in a Broken World with her husband, Roy, and These Are the Days of My Life, a collection of stories about Deb’s life. 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 38 years, Roy, and Coki the Dog.
Check out our June New Releases! New in Fiction Rules of Engagement Written by Claire O’Sullivan Army Ranger Scott Walker believes his missions have been compromised. They have been sidelined when a threat of an unchecked virus comes across the military radar. When he is given orders to protect a scientist, it is an assignment…Read More
Elk Lake is happy to announce our TEN 2022 Selah Award winners! Congrats to our wonderful authors! 1st Place, Anthology Category We May Be Done, But We’re Not Finished by Deb DeArmond The nest is empty, professional path established or concluded. It should be an exciting time. We’re free to pursue the possibilities. But…Read More
Check out our May New Releases! New in Fiction Once Upon the Shadows Written by Faith Colleen Weaver Everyone fights their Shadows. Not everyone can win. Kaley is lost in the dark. After years of unspeakable deals made with the Shadows, she fears her heart might be permanently bound to the darkness. In a final…Read More
Check out our April New Releases! New in Fiction Forbidden Truth Written by Debra Torres What happens when living the dream means losing yourself? Johanna Yoder can breathe again. Willow Brook’s once tyrannical Bishop Zook has been replaced by Gott’s true elect, Gideon Hochstetler. And the new bishop can’t help but show some special leniency…Read More
Elk Lake Publishing has been busy! Check out what books released during the first quarter of 2022. New in Picture Books Heaven’s Heroes, An Empty Tomb Written by Kristin Lehr, Illustrated by Alicia Berry An Empty Tomb is a Christian picture book depicting the events of Holy week. This beautiful retell is told…Read More