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Susan is a writer, speaker, and writing coach—and a published author of two premarital books with her husband, Dale. Her 30 years of teaching, writing, and editing experience means Susan has a lot to offer you. Need an editor or help with writing? Need a speaker or freelance writer? Want to know about her previous books or her upcoming novel? Grab a cup of tea and explore Susan's website. Enjoy!

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Susan's Blog

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Leaving Home

The more I researched and wrote about young adults of the 19th century, the more I realized how different they were from our young adults are today. Yes, they did have similar dreams of marriage, family, success, and the like. But they launched into adulthood very differently. Back then, parents often chose a spouse for […]

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Speak Life

Recently I was listening to the radio and heard a song that brought me up short—“Speak Life” by TobyMac. The song talks about changing people’s lives by the words you say. I know that’s true, of course, and I try to speak—and write—life into people’s lives whenever I can. But the words of this song […]

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Why Life, Love, and Legacy?

As many of you have noticed, and commented, I’ve revised my blog to talk about topics around life, love, and leaving a legacy. But why have I made this change? Because all three matter to me. Life? Yes, that’s a broad category, but for me, life is about spiritual things—growing closer to God, touching others’ […]

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    Current Projects

    Susan just finished writing the first novel in The Irish Quilt series. It’s about a 1850s Irish immigrant and a 21st-century single mom who are connected by faith, family, and a quilt. Now she can’t wait to wake up every morning and work on the second book in the series, and she is busy dreaming […]

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    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 […]

  • Freelance Writing

    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 […]

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    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. […]

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    Meet the Author

    Susan is a member of the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW), the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA), Christian Authors Network (CAN), 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 well as […]