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Susan is a hybrid author (traditionally and indie published), creating both fiction and non-fiction for children and adults. She is also an editor, speaker, and writing coach—and a published author of her first children's book and two premarital books with her husband, Dale. With more than 30 years of teaching, writing, and editing experience, Susan has a lot to offer. Want to know about her previous books or novel? Explore Susan's website and sign up for her bi-monthly blog. Enjoy!

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Susan's Blog

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Scavenger Hunt #17

For the Christian Authors Network (CAN) Scavenger Hunt, I have the privilege of interviewing my friend and fellow CAN board member and president (I’m the v.p.), Angela Breidenbach. She’s the author of several historical fiction books, just like me. I hope you enjoy “meeting” her. Susan: Angela, you’ve written quite a few short romances about […]

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Intergenerational Relationships

When I was growing up, older folks sat on front porches and welcomed us kids to stop by and visit. I remember going from house to house, chatting with several retirees. I would visit my neighbors and happily listen to their tales of earlier days. Sometimes they pulled a book off the shelf and read it […]

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Trust and Patience

“I believe that a trusting attitude and a patient attitude go hand in hand. When you let go and learn to trust God, it releases joy in your life. And when you trust God, you’re able to be more patient. Patience is not just about waiting for something… it’s about how you wait, or your […]

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    Current Projects

    Picture Book: Lexie’s Adventure in Kenya: Love is Patient is a beautiful watercolor picture book that tells the story of a little girl and her family who travel to Kenya, Africa, to visit missionaries and the Maasai tribe. Lexie learns how to be patient when she meets a mischievous boy who becomes a bully to her. […]

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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 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 […]