Debra Pamplin

Freelance Writer

Since beginning my career as a freelance writer in 2008, I have had many articles published on a variety of topics. Websites such as USA Today Travel, Coldwell Banker and have run my stories. I currently freelance for

My byline appears in prints such as AAA Southern Traveler, Oklahoma Today, Kentucky Monthly, AAA Midwest Traveler,Missouri Life, Golden Isles Magazine, Northwest Meeting News, Jacksonville Magazine, Desoto Magazine and Floss Magazine.

United States of America


Magazine Articles

Golden Isles Magazine

Peggy Buchan

The pier on St Simons Island provides a beautiful backdrop for strolling couples, standalone fishermen, and plein air painters. For one such artist, Peggy Buchan, the south end...

Golden Isles Magazine

The 3 Redneck Tenors

When was the last time you laughed during an opera? Well, you may find it hard to stop when the 3 Redneck Tenors come to town in April as part of the 2018 season of Golden Isles...

Golden Isles Magazine

Season Tickets

Curtains part. Musicians draw their strings across their instruments. Singers adjust their microphones. The conductor raises the baton. The audience sits silent in anticipation....

Golden Isles Magazine

Farm-to-table takes on a new meaning with Dirt Road Organics

Two years ago, a food revolution got underway in the Golden Isles when Dirt Road Organics opened its doors. More than a coop, Dirt Road Organics offers organic, locally grown...

Desoto Magazine

To Swim with the Fishes

Southern locations that provide swimming with dolphins, manatees and more!

DeSoto Magazine

Vintage Curtain Call

Beautiful historic Southern architecture and the arts.


Sounds on the Seas

An inside look at the wide variety of music-themed cruises!

Desoto Magazine

Living in Island Time

The captivating St.Simon's Island, GA has been voted a Top Ten island in the nation. Learn how to live on island time....

AAA Southern Traveler

Baton Rouge's Bicentennial

The city that explorer Pierre LeMoyne d'Iberville named "red stick" will observe a bicentennial this year. Although LeMoyne first spotted Baton Rouge, La., in 1699, the city was...

Golden Isles Magazine

10 activities for animal lovers

An article put together by a handful of writers, my portion can be found under sections five and six.

Desoto Magazine

A Taste of Charleston

´╗┐Regional cuisine, great chefs, kitchen designs and the latest gadgets.

Desoto Magazine

Our Dear Dolly

An intimate look at one of country music's hottest stars.

Golden Isles Magazine

Laughter and legends: Jekyll Island Comedy Weekend

Jekyll Island Club is hosting the 5th annual Comedy Weekend with two nights of all-star comedy lineups. Mark your calendars for January 20 and 21, and be prepared to laugh!...

Desoto Magazine

Southern Harmony

By Debra Pamplin. Photography courtesy of Webster PR Since the first time "Save a Horse" hit the radio airwaves, Big & Rich have been a household name. John Rich and Big Kenny...

This Is My South

Weekend Guide to Orlando - This Is My South

What is the first thought that comes to mind when you hear 'Orlando'? Some might think of the actor, Orlando Bloom, while many others might see images of Mickey and Minnie...

DeSoto Magazine

A Family Trio

Visit South

St. Simons Island Pier Village

Pier Village is a small, but very busy section of St. Simon's Island, Georgia, where, on any given day, locals can count on seeing three things: fisherman with nets and rods on...

A New Adventure

By Debra Pamplin Later this year, visitors to Missouri's vacation destination will have a new adventure to take-Fritz's Adventure on Highway 76, next to Dolly Parton's Dixie...

Desoto Magazine

Four Voices, Four Decades

An intimate look at the past forty years of one of country music's favorite groups, The Oak Ridge Boys.