Deb Schense

Deb Schense

Deb Schense

Author, editor and screenwriter in North Liberty, Iowa

About Deb

Deb Schense was born in Charles City, Iowa and raised in rural Waverly, Iowa. Growing up on a hilltop farm, she learned to fish, horseback ride, and love the outdoors. As a young child, she would sit at her grandmother's kitchen table, color, and draw for hours. In her early teen years, she began to paint in oils.
Her favorite landscape oil painting was of a barge floating down the Mississippi River from a vantage point of the top of a hill. After high school, she attended Kirkwood Community College and received an Associate of Applied Science degree.
Later, she went on to the University of Iowa where she graduated with a Bachelor's of Business Administration in Management Information Systems. Deb worked in the computer industry for over 20 years before switching to writing. By combining her skills with computers and art, Deb now uses the computer as her medium to create books of all kinds.
​ Recently she has taken courses through Kirkwood on writing manuscripts and is in the process of publishing a fiction book, "Extended Vacation." She has also written the screenplay to go with the book. She has edited over 50 books and written several of her own books. Currently, she makes her home near North Liberty, Iowa with her husband and son.

Name: Deb Schense

Lives in: North Liberty, Iowa

Company: Deb Schense

Occupation: Author, Editor and Screenwriter


  • Beyond Promises

    Beyond Promises (2017)
    Print by Big Fox Publishing Publisher My company, Big Fox Publishing, published Mayor Ron Corbett's memoir, "Beyond Promises."

  • Made in Eastern Iowa

    Made in Eastern Iowa (2016)
    Television by Penfield Books Interviewee I was part of a TV segment called, "Made in Eastern Iowa" by KCRG in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. I am an associate of Penfield Books.

  • Dottie Ray Radio, KXIC, Radio

    Dottie Ray Radio, KXIC, Radio (2008)
    Voice-over by Deb Schense interviewee

  • Cary J. Hahn, Iowa Traveler, KGAN, Television

    Cary J. Hahn, Iowa Traveler, KGAN, Television (2008)
    Television by Deb Schense interviewee


  • University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)

  • Kirkwood Community College (Cedar Rapids, IA)

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