The rest of the story.

Susan Good Stuff, Just for Fun, Uncategorized

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The Rest.

It all started with this:


Peter, my senior running back son, #33, scored 8 touchdowns in one late season football game. He wasn’t trying to run up the score – it was just a rainy night and we couldn’t pass the ball,

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A different kind of Tuesday

Susan Books, Just for Fun

Some people may think that all an author does is sit at home, dreaming up stories, hanging out with the voices in her head.


Actually, that’s not far from the truth.  But, in order to have the Voices show up in our heads, we need voices in our lives. Real,

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He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother.

Susan Sports

We’re still playing football here in Minnesota.  In fact, today is our Section Finals.  Three more games after this, and we win the state championship. (Just sayin’!)

But I’m not looking ahead to that.  I’m looking behind, to see what we accomplished.

My middle son started playing football in 5th grade – way  behind other kids in other schools because we simply didn’t have a football program at that time. 

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Susan Film, Good Stuff, Travel, Uncategorized

I’ve been travelling a lot this spring in between writing Duchess, my final Daughters of Fortune book for Summerside/Guideposts.  Duchess is about a starlet in the Golden Era of the Silver Screen, the 1930s, and I’ve been furiously researching everything from MGM, Warner Brothers, Irving Thalberg, Joan Crawford, Jean Harlow, Clark Gable and generally all things iconic Hollywood.

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