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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, is coming 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

What’s in a Family Tree?

I love researching my family tree, and in the midst of doing so, I came across some interesting research. Much of that has become a part of my first novel, The Fabric of Hope, which will release in just a few weeks! But knowing about your family heritage isn’t just for writing a novel; it’s […]

Cultural Nuances

After traveling to Ireland, researching some more, and studying the craft of novel writing, I finally finished my Irish novel. The Fabric of Hope will release in just a few weeks! If you’ve been reading my writing for any amount of time, you know that I love this great big globe and the interesting cultural uniquenesses […]

What an Adventure!

I recently returned from visiting my family in South Africa. It was an amazing trip, full of love and laughter, new baby cuddles and little girl giggles. Seeing my daughter mother her four girls and watching my wonderful son-in-law be the daddy that I always dreamed of for my grandchildren was just plain thrilling. For five weeks […]

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 […]