Deborah Durbin

Journalist, Author, Freelance Writer, Columnist


I have worked as a freelance journalist and features writer for magazines and newspapers for over 20 years. Below are some of my recent commissioned features...

Some samples of my work can be found by clicking here 

There's More to Tea than Meets the Eye - Daily Mail

Epsom Salts - Daily Mail

Angel quiz - Soul & Spirit

Angelic Healing - Soul & Spirit

Attracting True Love - Soul & Spirit

Love Meditation - Soul & Spirit

How Old Are You Really? Body Fit 

Where There's a Will - Sunday Mirror 

Give Me Five Minutes - Sunday Mirror

Spiders! - Sunday Mirror 

Curses - Spirit & Destiny

Celtic Tree Astrology - Spirit & Destiny 

What Animal Are You? - Daily Express

Abundance Angels - It's Fate Annual

Magical Weddings - Fate & Fortune 

So You Think You're Lucky - Science Today

How to Know if You are Psychic - Soul & Spirit 

Who You Gonna Call? - Soul & Spirit 

Which Witch Are You? - Soul & Spirit 

The Moon & You - Spirit & Destiny 

Runes - Fate & Fortune

Ribbon Readings - Soul & Spirit

Chinese Face Reading - It's Fate

How to Live to 100 - Natural Health

Writing for the MBS Market- Freelancers Market News

Facelook - It's Fate

Go with the Flo - Soul & Spirit

Sit and Get Fit - My Weekly

Your Health in Your Hands - Natural Health

You're Fired! - Writing Magazine

What Animal Are You? Horoscopes Magazine

Household Magic - The Daily Mail

Nursery Rhymes - The Daily Mail Weekend Magazine

Happy New You - It's Fate

The Rider Waite Tarot - Soul & Spirit

Let the Moon Improve Your Life - Daily Express

Discover Your Wild Side - Daily Express

Best Things in Life are Free - My Weekly

The Real Queen of Cosmic Ordering - Soul & Spirit

How to Write a Column - Freelancers Market News

A Stress Free Christmas - Natural Health

Christmas in Other Countries - Daily Mail

Lucky Charms - Its Fate

The Magic of Salt - Fate & Fortune

Candle Magic - Prediction

Superstitions - The Daily Mail Weekend Magazine

Feng Shui Tips for Life - Prediction

How to Get Published Without an Agent - Writing Magazine

Your Health in Your Hands - Fate & Fortune

Is This Your Cup of Tea - Prediction

A Whole New Body - Natural Health

Cellular Memory - High Spirit

It's All Crystal Clear - Prediction

Natural Health Cures - Essentials





My New Book, The Real Gypsy Guide to Fortune Telling is out now!

Nice Things People Say About Me...

"We would also like to take this opportunity to thank you, on behalf of Hodder, for all your hard work and commitment in producing this book. It really has been a pleasure working with you!"

Harry Scoble. Development Editor. Hodder Education

'I just finished reading the book and not only did I love it ( every page!) and the wonderful characters but I am writing to beg you to write a sequel! You're the JK Rowling of dead people!'

Deborah Ehling. USA Today

"I am impressed by Deborah's diligence to her profession and the care taken to ensure all articles submitted are engaging, relevant to our readership and, most importantly, well written. She has an understanding for delivering appropriate copy that requires no editing and pitching features that will make a difference to our readers’ lives."

Aine Toner – Editor – Woman’s Way Ireland

'A knowledgeable writer on spiritual subjects, her easy-to-read style makes the topic very accessible' 

Sue Ricketts, Editor, Take A Break's Fate & Fortune

'Deborah consistently comes up with ideas that our readers will love and follows up with great features that are entertaining, informative and tailored to our market.'

Karen Byrom - Editor, My Weekly

'Wow! Thank you so much for coming in to school last week to teach journalism. It was fantastic! The children really caught hold of what it means to write a good hook and you were great with them. Thank you!'

Sarah Vincent - Class 4 teacher. St. Georges School. WSM

'As a writer I know that writing a book successfully through the eyes of one character can be difficult but Deborah Durbin did just that and did it well. Deborah Durbin has written a tale that brings the reader into this little known world, entertains them and keeps them entranced until the final page.'

Karen Magill Author of A Rock 'n Roll Love Story

"If you know anybody (men included) who are about to hit the big Four-Oh-My-God, then this latest gem from hilarious writer Deborah Durbin HAS to go in their stocking, Christmas or otherwise. Just so, so funny!

Amazon Reviewer for OMG I'm 40!

"Very funny but more than that, incredibly accurate!"
Dorothy Davies - Author