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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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On the Brink of a New Year

Hello, Dear Readers. I’ve missed you.


Only two more weeks until we can drag the crumbling skeleton of 2020 out to the curb like a denuded, six-weeks-dead Christmas tree. But first we have to actually get through Christmas. Just . . . a little bit . . . longer . . .


Today I want to update you on a few writing-related matters. (And if you’ve read the newsletter that went out to everyone on Wednesday

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Having read and enjoyed book three in Tamara H. Hartl’s Knights of Kismera series I was eager to finally read Dark Lord of Kismera, the book that started it all. (Yes, I began the series backwards, but that hasn’t hurt my enjoyment of it one bit.) So ...more
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Having read and enjoyed book three in Tamara H. Hartl’s Knights of Kismera series I was eager to finally read Dark Lord of Kismera, the book that started it all. (Yes, I began the series backwards, but that hasn’t hurt my enjoyment of it one bit.) So ...more
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Not Reported Missing by Sherrie Lowe
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Not Reported Missing is the fifth in author Sherrie Lowe’s series set in the picturesque English village of Willow’s Dip. The book opens with the discovery of an unidentified body, and even though I’ve not yet read the first four novels in the series ...more
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Whisper To Me
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This is the first of Sherrie Lowe’s novels that I’ve read, but it won’t be the last. While not technically part of her Willow’s Dip series, the book does contain crossover characters. Whisper to Me is a standalone, however, and lacked no detail that ...more
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"I’ll be the first one to admit I have little to do with the stories I write. By that I mean another side of me emerges when I sit down at the computer, a side I never even knew existed until I was searching for something I could do from bed, if th..." Read more of this blog post »
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"Little did I realize when I wrote a blog post in April 2019 that it would be a whole year before I wrote another one. There is a certain amount of defeat in that realization, since I’d been pretty regular about checking in, sharing books I’d writt..." Read more of this blog post »
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