"The most dangerous risk of all -
the risk of spending your life not doing
what you want on the bet you can
buy yourself the freedom to do it later."

“You never know what's around the corner.
It could be everything. Or it could be nothing.
You keep putting one foot in front of the other,
and then one day you look back
and you've climbed a mountain.”

― Tom Hiddleston

“There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.”

― Albert Einstein

There is no greater
agony than bearing
an untold story inside you.

- Maya Anjelou

This is a New Chapter.

Fresh starts, new beginnings, and hidden gems, these are the ingredients of newly written chapters. Thanks for visiting the new site.

World Literary Cafe

Susan is an active participant in the World Literary Cafe: "Where reader's and author's unite.".

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Harper Collins Award Winner

South West Writer's Contest: Placed in top three for Mainstream/Literary Novel as judged by HarperCollins.

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Radio Interview

Listen in to my interview with KSCO’s Ethan Bearman as I discuss my novel Out of Breath, grief when tragedy hits a community, compassion fatigue in mental health professionals, and post-traumatic stress in first responders.

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I am thrilled to announce my first book, Out of Breath, has sold 20,000 copies in just a little over a year!

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