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I grew up in a household with two brothers, a daddy, and my grandfather. Too many men, in other words. They diluted M'ma's influence by diverting my attention to things like the danger of answering nature's call in the dead of the night. I've got a hint for those of you raised in a less spit-and-scratch world: check before you sit, because chances are that seat is gonna be up. And they don't even have the grace to be embarrassed about it. According to my sweet baby boy, if you're the minority sex in the household, you oughtta be putting it up for them. Sigh.

Having brothers was a mixed bag. When anybody messed with me they were always quick with an offer to beat them up. That was sorta nice, although I personally believe it had more to do wi
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Susan Andersen Persevere. It sounds simplistic, but it's not. I've seen good writers give up and just walk away and honey, it may take time to get where you're going…morePersevere. It sounds simplistic, but it's not. I've seen good writers give up and just walk away and honey, it may take time to get where you're going in this business, but you won't get squat if you simply quit.

It took me 8 years to get published but my husband gave me the biggest compliment of my life the day I received my umpteenth rejection and I said (ok, wailed) "Do you think I'll ever get published?" He said, "Hell, yeah. You're too stubborn to ever give up." Built me right up, I'm telling ya. He took one of my biggest character faults and turned it into a good thing.(less)
Susan Andersen When I get blocked it is generally because I went south somewhere in the last couple chapters and my subconscious is telling me I will not move on…moreWhen I get blocked it is generally because I went south somewhere in the last couple chapters and my subconscious is telling me I will not move on until I get my crap together. My job then is figuring out where I went wrong and fixing it. Once I do, it doesn't get easy, exactly, but at least I know I'm back on track.(less)
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Notorious by Susan Andersen
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message 14: by Hazel

Hazel Hi Susan, I just finished Running Wild and wanted to let you know it was AWESOME! I enjoyed the book very much and gave it a 5-star review. I had already read and LOVED the Sisterhood Diaries so I was ecstatic to see an addition to the series. What's up next for you?


message 13: by Susan

Susan Andersen Penelope wrote: "Thanks for your friendship!"

You bet, Penelope--thanks for the friendvite!


Penelope Marzec Thanks for your friendship!


message 11: by Susan

Susan Andersen Jasja, it's available on Kindle or paper at Amazon. It should be available everywhere. Dang.


message 10: by Jasja

Jasja Oooh noooooooo... July 26 arrived, so I headed to allromanceebooks (where I can buy in pdf or epub and pay with paypal :) ) to buy Playing Dirty and it's telling me August 1 now. *sniff*


message 9: by Susan

Susan Andersen Yes! Woo-hoo!


message 8: by Saly

Saly Yes, I know HQN said no 3rd book but finally this July end all your efforts will bear fruit. :)


message 7: by Susan

Susan Andersen Saly, I'm pretty excited about Ava's book, myself. Had to fight pretty hard to get this one published!


message 6: by Saly

Saly Thanks for accepting the invite. I am really looking forward to Ava's book :)


message 5: by Susan

Susan Andersen You bet, Sangria3-thanks for the friendvite!


Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Susan! :D


message 3: by Susan

Susan Andersen Sorry, Eclipse....ain't gonna happen. They're pretty stinky about their release dates. ;->

If you haven't already read Exposure or Just For Kicks, those are both being reissued--the first next week and the second on April 26th.


message 2: by Jasja

Jasja I keep taking a peek at "Playing Dirty" / your website in the hope of finding out that your publisher has changed the release date to...let's say... a whole lot earlier so I can read it while on holiday in France, but *sniff* no such luck...

If Susan's publisher so happens to read this... I am going on holiday 28 May 2011... O:) (Hey, I can only try... )


Daniel De Culla Excellent¡


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