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Susan Rooke

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Susan Rooke is a multiple Pushcart nominee, Best of the Net and Dwarf Stars nominee, and author of the Space Between series. Her poems and short stories have appeared in publications such as The Christian Science Monitor and The Twilight Zone Magazine, among many others. She and her husband live surrounded by cows on a square of green, peaceful country in Central Texas. When she's not writing speculative fiction and poetry, she blogs fortnightly about real life, food and cocktails at SusanRooke.net

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Susan Rooke I’ve never had writer’s block, so I can’t really say. I’ve had plenty of writer’s laziness, however. And waaaay too much writer’s procrastination!
Susan Rooke There are numerous advantages to being a writer, but my own “best” is that I’m never bored. I always carry a notepad and pen in my purse, and any wait…moreThere are numerous advantages to being a writer, but my own “best” is that I’m never bored. I always carry a notepad and pen in my purse, and any waiting room becomes my office. Some of my favorite scenes in The Space Between were written in the customer lounge at the car dealership while waiting for an oil change.(less)
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Love in the Time of Coronavirus

Though it is claimed that there are now signs of marginal improvement in the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic, the news is still so grim that I continue to distract myself with things that make me laugh. I’ve found that BuzzFeed is a good source for fun stuff, like photos of horrid Frankenstein food mash-ups (literally) that people have concocted while in self-isolation. This morning B

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The story of archangel Colm Bohannon and his small band of fallen angels continues in the second novel of Salina B. Baker’s historical fantasy series. Angels & Patriots Book Two: The Cause of 1776, picks up after the Battle of Bunker Hill. The angel ...more
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