Why Do You Write? A Question Answered at Several Levels of Snark

Mysterious Interviewer: Hey Suzanne, why do you write? Suzanne: Well, why do you breathe? Because it’s innate and it beats the alternative, right? There you go. Mysterious Interviewer: *Rolls eyes.* Cut the crap and answer the question. Suzanne: Fine. I wrote a lot in elementary school. But as a kid, (and now) I struggle(d) withContinue reading “Why Do You Write? A Question Answered at Several Levels of Snark”

About the Author in Ten Bullet Points or Less

At five months, inspired by my giant floor companion, I uttered my first word: “doggie.” I’ve been all about words (and dogs) ever since. I don’t know how this happened to me, a supposed dog person, but my husband and I have two cats. They run our lives and I’m completely besotted. Let me showContinue reading “About the Author in Ten Bullet Points or Less”

Year End Book Wrap-Up (Plus made-up awards)

Stephen King says “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.” I love reading, so no complaints here. However, after staring at more than one title thinking “have I read this before?” I realized I have the memory of a goldfish.*Continue reading “Year End Book Wrap-Up (Plus made-up awards)”