Hi. I’m Debbie Koenig, an experienced freelance writer for hire.

I help people take care of themselves.

With a love of storytelling and a keen eye for detail, I’m a seasoned freelance food, health, and parenting writer, and the author of the cookbook Parents Need to Eat Too. My bylines have run in dozens of publications, including WebMD, Yummly, Epicurious, Parents, The New York Times, and The Washington Post, and I’ve been a content writer for agencies, major consumer brands, hospital networks, and nonprofit organizations. No matter who I’m writing for, my work conveys information with empathy, clarity, and wit. What can I write for you?

Wonder what it’s like to work with me? Here’s what my clients say:

  • “Debbie is that rare individual who is equally adept at writing short, snappy copy and long-form features. She never misses a deadline, requires very little direction, and is a pleasure to work with. I wish I could clone her.”

    Elisabeth BergmanDirector, Email Marketing, WebMD.com
  • “In the four years I’ve worked with Debbie she has proven her versatility, professionalism, and delightfulness again and again. She writes about everything from cooking chicken breasts to cooking to prevent cancer. She curates meal plans, writes marketing copy, and even creates recipes. All this she does with expertise, personal stories, and a gentle sense of humor that make her content sing. I can count on Debbie to work quickly and independently and to turn in projects on time. She’s the best!”

    Elaine JohnsonSenior Content Editor, Yummly.com

Parents Need to Eat Too

Nap-Friendly Recipes, One-Handed Meals, and Time-Saving Kitchen Tricks for New Parents
(William Morrow)

“Even if you never make a single recipe from her book—a mistake, thank you—it’s certain to become a dog-eared bible. Reread that title. The book savvily and sassily helps you extend the efficiency of any time spent in the kitchen. It’s sorta the What to Expect After You’re Expecting for those who’ve, for the moment, forsaken duck fat to finance a college fund.”

Leite’s Culinaria
Parents Need to Eat Too Paperback

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