About the Author

Deborah Riley-Magnus


Deborah Riley-Magnus is an author and an Author Success Coach with forty-plus years professional background in marketing, advertising, and public relations. She has been a writer for print, television, and radio. She writes fiction and nonfiction and has been a ghostwriter for several clients. 


Her nonfiction—FINDING AUTHOR SUCCESS, CROSS MARKETING MAGIC FOR AUTHORS, and the newest, WRITE BRAIN/LEFT BRAIN— teaches authors how to bridge the gap between the creative writer and the marketing author. Her new AUTHOR MARKETING PLAYBOOKS #1, and #2 teach Master Class level marketing strategies and skills. 


For over a decade Deborah has been working with authors to help them find sales success. She produces several pieces monthly for various websites and online publications. She teaches online and live workshops, masterclasses, clinics, and boot camps. She writes an author marketing industry blog and coaches authors, one-on-one, for sales success. 


Deborah belongs to several writing and professional organizations. She has lived on both the east and west coast of the United States and has traveled the country widely. She is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and returned in 2011 after living in Los Angeles, California for several years. 

Deborah Riley-Magnus, The Author Success Coach

Deborah Riley-Magnus, The Author Success Coach

The American Literacy Council

A portion of the sales of Deborah Riley-Magnus' Author Success books will be donated to the American Literacy Council. The American Literacy Council's main purpose is to convey information on new solutions, innovative technologies, and tools for engaging more boldly in the battle for literacy.