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Exciting Writing News

Posted on 1/4/2018 at 10:04:20 AM

Today I’m writing to let you all in on a little secret that has been in the works for some time now. I am excited to announce that I signed a contract with the wonderful editor, Kate Foster, of Lakewater Press, for the publication of my debut novel, THE FOSTER. Believe it or not, THE […]

Quick Update

Posted on 1/1/2018 at 9:44:28 AM

Happy New Year Everyone! I was updating my website for 2018, and I realized I never sent out a note to let you know that I’ve decided to start using a pen name instead of my married name, Donna Owczarek. Since “Owczarek” loosely translates to “Shepherd” in Polish, I plan to use the name D.L. […]

Another Sad Announcement

Posted on 1/17/2017 at 8:44:59 PM

With a heavy heart, I need to let you all know that Leah passed away on the 7th of January. Her health had been failing for several months, but she hung on until after she reached her 17th birthday at the start December, and then remained stoically at my side through the holiday season. She […]

A New Arrival

Posted on 8/10/2016 at 9:24:23 PM

I’m delighted to introduce you to our newest addition, a Labrador pup we named “Cooper.” We added the little guy to our household last Wednesday, and he is just shy of 12 weeks old in this photo.   He is a sweetheart, a clown, and a little piranha with extremely sharp teeth all rolled into […]

Sad Announcement

Posted on 4/6/2016 at 3:23:52 PM

With a broken heart, I wanted to let you all know that over this past weekend the time came for us to let Toby go. He had been suffering with several ailments, including severe valvular disease, hind-end weakness, anxiety issues, laryngeal paralysis, and a mass of undetermined origin in his lung. When his breathing difficulties […]

Just a Quick Note

Posted on 3/13/2014 at 2:46:10 PM

I’m excited to share with you that my essay about how I met my dog Leah was published in Modern Dog Magazine. The essay can be found on the last page of the Spring 2014 print edition and is titled “Chosen.” It is also available to read online by CLICKING HERE. If you go check […]

Welcome to My News Page

Posted on 8/3/2013 at 1:05:14 PM

If you’ve been poking around my new website, it seems you’ve found your way to the news section. With this being the first post, there is no real “news” to share at the moment, but please check back regularly to stay informed about my writing endeavors. Or even better – why not subscribe? Because let’s […]