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Susan Wilson

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Born in Providence, RI, raised in Middlefield (Rockfall) Connecticut. Post High School Education, Middlesex Community College, Middletown, CT and Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT.
Married, two grown daughters and a granddaughter and grandson.
Lives in Oak Bluffs, MA, on Martha's Vineyard.

Those are the stats. I am a novelist, seven published, one in progress, and a occasional columnist for the Martha's Vineyard Times, writing my column on the writing life, "The Last Word." I invite Goodreads members to check it out.


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Susan Wilson We all get blocked, the important thing is to push past it. If I'm stuck, I usually go back and reread the work up to that point; begin making edits…moreWe all get blocked, the important thing is to push past it. If I'm stuck, I usually go back and reread the work up to that point; begin making edits to that, which, in turn, loosens up the block and I can move forward.(less)
Susan Wilson There are so many nice things about being a writer: the act of creation, the being allowed to live in a made up world; working with a wonderful cadre…moreThere are so many nice things about being a writer: the act of creation, the being allowed to live in a made up world; working with a wonderful cadre of publishing professionals. Having people say nice things to me about what I've written. Maybe the single best thing is having readers contact me, letting me know that my work has meant something to them. That's why sites like Goodreads are so wonderful for writers. They bring our readers right to our metaphorical door.(less)
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Every author should be required to read Junot Diaz. This is how you learn to write, not in a straight line, but curvy.
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It's rare that I read something that makes me laugh out loud, but Michael Perry's hilarious The Jesus Cow did that for me over and over. His writing is witty without pretension, and his characters are just sheer delights, each and every one of them, ...more
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Toibin's books don't seem to be gripped by plot so much as drift elegantly through a protagonist's particular stage of life. It's not that nothing much happens, it's just that transitions and difficulties are dealt with as they might be in a real lif ...more
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This is the book for anyone who has ever sung in a chorus, choir, chorale, or any other variation on group singing. Horn's memoir of singing in the Choral Society of Grace Church in New York alternates beautifully with the undertold history of choral ...more
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