Debbie LaChusa

About Debbie

Nonfiction Author | Aspiring Memoirist

Debbie LaChusa earned a BA in Journalism from San Diego State University in 1985 and spent her career working in advertising and marketing. She began her memoir writing journey in 2022 when she  enrolled in Memoir Writing Ink. In 2023, she enrolled in PocketMFA and was mentored by Gayle Brandeis. She has written four books and was a 2023 finalist in the WOW! Women on Writing Contest. Her essay “Tiny Visitor” was selected for publication in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Miracles, Angels and Messages from Heaven, which goes on sale September 17, 2024.

In 2018, Debbie relocated from her lifelong home in Southern California to Western North Carolina where she lives with her husband and two golden retrievers, Hope and Faith, in a home they’ve nicknamed The Treehouse. 

Books by Debbie

The Following Inspiration Experiment

Breaking The Spell

Twin Connections

Great book! I've been following Debbie's work for some years and just as I have dedicated my life to pursue my purpose, she has written this awesome book which gives me comfort in knowing that following our intuition is the best way to coming home and creating the life we want. Thanks Debbie.

Praise for The Following Inspiration Experiment

Debbie's Blog

I Planted a Garden For Dad After He Died

My Golden Retriever Hope in front of High Falls

Waterfalls and Hiking with Sugar Face

Sometimes You Need a Respite

Featured In

Debbie's writing has been featured in...
The ManifestStation
Chicken Soup for the Soul