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Susan Kandel

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Susan Kandel is the author of the critically acclaimed, L.A. Times-bestselling Cece Caruso mysteries, the most recent of which, DIAL H FOR HITCHCOCK (Harper, 2009) was named one of the five best mysteries of the year by NPR. Her upcoming book, DREAM A LITTLE DEATH, is the first in the Dreama Black series, and will be published by William Morrow's Witness Impulse in 2017.

Susan lives in West Hollywood, CA with her husband, Peter Lunenfeld, and her equally handsome dog, Cooper.

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Susan Kandel Above all, I do not go on the internet!!! If you start down the distraction hole, there is no escape, and suddenly hours have passed, you feel like…moreAbove all, I do not go on the internet!!! If you start down the distraction hole, there is no escape, and suddenly hours have passed, you feel like you've been productive, but you have no words on the page to show for it. No, internet time has to be treated like dessert: it's a reward if you've eaten all your vegetables! What I do instead is try to take the critical mind out of the equation and just start writing anything, no matter how seemingly unoriginal, dumb, trivial, uninspired, etc. Usually, once the wall goes down, I am able to eventually get to the good stuff. And if not, well, that's what editing's for!(less)
Susan Kandel There are so many reasons I feel so lucky to get to do what I'm doing. First of all, there is the ability to make your own schedule -- if you're a…moreThere are so many reasons I feel so lucky to get to do what I'm doing. First of all, there is the ability to make your own schedule -- if you're a morning person, you can write in the morning, if you're a night owl, you can write then, and if you're on a deadline, you can write round the clock, which isn't as much fun as it sounds! Seriously, the very best thing about it is the freedom to experiment, use your imagination, indulge your whimsy, and, of course, punish your enemies by killing them off (on the page, of course...)(less)
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