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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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Happy Thanksgiving

It’s Thanksgiving Day, and in our American culture, we tend to busy our day of thanks with parades and football, family and fabulous food. But let’s not forget the real reason for this special day—to be thankful for God’s many gifts. We rightly thank God for all He’s done throughout the year. We thank our […]

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The Adventure of Thankfulness

For the past few years I’ve been doing the “30 Days of Thankfulness” challenge, posting what I’m thankful for each day of November. Maybe next year you can join me in this adventure or at least the rest of this month? This simple exercise has had an interesting result—it brings the entire year into focus. […]

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Add to the Beauty

Sara Groves’ song, “Add to the Beauty” is one of my favorites. In many ways, it’s like an anthem declaring why I write. I want to add to the beauty of life through my words. As writers, we do have beautiful secrets and purposes for our writing. We come to our computers every morning with […]

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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 […]

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    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 […]