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Susan is a hybrid author (traditionally and indie published), creating both fiction and non-fiction for adults and children. Her debut novel, The Fabric of Hope: An Irish Family Legacy, just came out on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 2017! She is also a published author of two children's picture books and two premarital books with her husband, Dale. Susan is an editor, speaker, and writing coach. Want to know more about her previous books or her novel? Explore Susan's website and sign up for her bi-monthly blog. Enjoy!

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Susan's Blog

Heirlooms

“Like branches on a tree, we all grow in different directions, but our roots keep us all together.”—author unknown Whether it’s a quilt, a woodcarving, lace, furniture, Christmas ornaments, trinkets, pocket watches, recipes, photos, paintings, portraits, dishes, decorations, military memorabilia, etc., an heirloom is something valuable that is owned and passed down from one generation […]

Join me in the Journey?

I just released my debut novel, The Fabric of Hope on Friday, March 17, 2017. That was St. Patrick’s Day, perfect for this Irish Family Legacy novel. I’ve enjoyed doing a few book signings, interviews, etc., but no matter how you cut it, it’s a lot of work to let other know about any book […]

St. Patrick’s Shamrock

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, because I’m Irish, and because I just released my debut novel, The Fabric of Hope: An Irish Family Legacy, I want to share with you how St. Patrick used a simple weed to share the Gospel. St. Patrick lived in the fifth century Ireland where the shamrock clover was […]

WordWorks

  • Current Projects

      Coming March 17, 2017! The Fabric of Hope An Irish Family Legacy An 1850s Irish immigrant and a 21st-century single mother are connected by faith, family, and a quilt. Will they both find hope for the future? After struggling to accept the changes forced upon her, Margaret Hawkins and her family take a perilous […]

  • Need a Writer?

    As a full-time professional writer with experience in magazines, newspapers, and books, Susan has authored hundreds of published articles in multiple national publications, co-authored two books, and contributed to several other books. From preparing for married life to issues of midlife marriage; from parenting a newborn to parenting adult children; from topics related to the […]

  • For Writers

    Would you like a mentor to guide you in your writing journey or help with your writing project? If you have clicked on this page, then most likely, you and Susan are kindred spirits. You love to write, and you may even hope to be published, whether through a traditional publisher or self-publishing. Susan can […]

  • Need a Speaker?

    Do you need a speaker for your writing group, book club, or writing conference? Since 1993, Susan has been a speaker at writers conferences, teachers conventions, and other organizational gatherings such as Evangelical Press Association (EPA). Susan mentors writers and editors, leads a bi-monthly writers group, co-leads the regional EPA meetings, and has spoken internationally. […]

  • Meet the Author

    Susan is vice president of Christian Authors Network (CAN), a member of the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW), the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA), and Evangelical Press Association (EPA). Susan lives in Colorado and enjoys travel, water aerobics, reading, and spending time with friends and family. Here you can read ongoing interviews with Susan as […]