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S.A. Rule

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Sue Rule is a British author from Kent. She also offers sympathetic critique and editorial services to fellow-authors - see http://www.sarule.co.uk for details.

As well as being a writer, Sue is a songwriter and musician with folk group Pig’s Ear. http://www.pigs-sty.com and on the organising committee of the annual Pig's Ear Kentish Horse Folk Ale festival.

Sue has been writing bits of the fictional history of Shehaios since she first dreamed up the world and its rather prosaic magic in the early 1970’s. The intervening years spent learning and perfecting her craft have culminated in the “Shaihen Heritage” series. The series grows out of Sue’s love of history and folklore, and tracks the fictional history of an imagined world which is not u
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I’m not writing fiction at the moment. I am suffering an overdose of reality. So here’s my two-pennyworth on changing banking culture, and why persisting in paying bankers excessively high salaries is fatally damaging to the world’s economy.

It is the work of ordinary folk that drives the economy. Not the gambling games of highly-paid men in sharp suits. It is our money - the output of manufact... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 13, 2012 03:38 • 258 views • Tags: bankers, banking, business, economy, success
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Cloak of Magic (Shaihen Her...

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Daniel
btw S.a. I've added your book Shaihen Heritage: Book 1: Cloak of Magic to my to-read list.


Bradley Thank you for allowing me the honour of becoming your friend. =)


Jackie I already have it on my real books shelf. I'll be getting to it very soon.


message 5: by Julie

Julie Round Hi Sue, I'm also not writing a novel at the moment, although I am trying to have a go at some competitions.
My 'romance' began to bore me so I guess it would bore readers, too. I found that once I had written a synopsis
I lost interest in the story. I like my books to develop organically! I only printed 100 copies of 'Never Pretend' and half of them are sold already.I'm still finding my way round Goodreads. www.juliecround.com


message 6: by Julie

Julie Round Hi Sue, Trying to find retired schoolteachers who might enjoy a romance set in the 1960's as I have written 'A Lesson for the Teacher' in a different style with a different readership in mind.
Now all I have to do is find them!


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