Hello 2020!

Photo credit: HusbeastPhoto description: view down a forested path with a large rock formation to the left. Happy New Year to those of you who use the Gregorian calendar. I hope you will forgive me, dear friends, for using this post for a bit of self-assessment. I share this both to keep myself accountable and …

NaNoWriMo: Come Again?

Note: If you have any desire to read this post with a soundtrack, here’s my recommendation. When I first heard a friend talking about NaNoWriMo my reaction was approximately “Gezundheit?” Fortunately, my friend was patient and explained the acronym: NAtionalNOvelWRItingMOnth I learned every November, writers around the world try to write an entire novel in …

The Undefined Space

Fourteen years ago a friend and I arranged for some acquaintances from our debate team to go to a movie together. We hung out incessantly after that. As teenagers, perhaps we depended on each other for a sense of identity. We spent hours in my parents' basement draped over an uncomfortable couch, clustered around a …

Wait, whose name is that in the byline?

Friends- Announcement time! As of 12:00 midnight, I am a published author. https://dailysciencefiction.com/hither-and-yon/magic-realism/suzanne-miller/fear-of-falling Image description: view of a wooded hillside to the right and a wooded valley to the left/in the distance. Writing is like climbing a mountain with no summit. There's always a way to get better and achieve more (even for you, J.K. …