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Susie Williamson

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Susie grew up in the village of Scholes, Holmfirth, in West Yorkshire. She studied at the University of Sheffield and graduated with a BSc Honours in Chemistry, and a PGCE in Secondary School Science. In 1999 she travelled to the city of Omdurman in the Sudan, where she taught English as a Foreign Language. From there she moved to South Africa, where she taught Adult Basic Education and Training, primarily in a township in Kwazulu Natal.

On her return to the UK, she moved to Exeter in Devon, where her childhood passion for creative writing was reignited. Among a collection of varied jobs, including support work at a women’s refuge, she increasingly prioritised her time to write. Inspired by the landscapes of Africa, her passion for women’s e
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Susie Williamson I love the process of creating something new, and then ultimately seeing the story in print. I love stories and fiction, for what it can inspire, what…moreI love the process of creating something new, and then ultimately seeing the story in print. I love stories and fiction, for what it can inspire, what it can teach, or just for the time it gives to escape the mundane. So it’s great to contribute to the story world. Of course it’s always lovely to hear from people who have read your story and say they loved it. Hearing from two readers who recently read Return of the Mantra, and said this book got them back into reading again, was an added bonus. (less)
Susie Williamson Write what you want to write, get the story down, and be prepared to accept that the first draft will likely be rubbish. Writing is rewriting, so…moreWrite what you want to write, get the story down, and be prepared to accept that the first draft will likely be rubbish. Writing is rewriting, so whatever subject matter you opt for, make sure you enjoy it/feel passionate about it, is something you’re happy to live through the many drafts. Learn to love the edits, learn from good advice, and aim to make the story as good as it can be. (less)
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York Literature Festival

Last week was wonderfully busy, taking the long drive from Exeter to York for this year’s York Literature Festival. It was a fabulous opportunity to take part in a Sci-fi/Fantasy event hosted by the lovely folks of Stairwell Books, joining up with fellow authors for a panel of questions and readings from our array of…
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