Ripped from Susan Wingate's blog series, THE DEMENTIA CHRONICLES a memoir of the same name. The memoir tracks the short time during the time Susan's mother lived with them, only eighteen-months of her mother's final days with Alzheimer's Disease.

"The Dementia Chronicles" is the compilation of twenty-six emotional installments, tender mercies, heartache, trials, during the fight to prolong her mother's life.


Susan Wingate


Robert is doing his single trick, “little hands.”


Meg Storm has stepped in it. Snared within an industry as nefarious as it is criminal, Meg gets towed under the lurid world of drugs. After daughter, Lily, dies from an apparent heroin overdose, Meg's husband ends up dead too. Now, she has nothing left to lose. But will she become hunter or the hunted? Nothing is as it seems.

01302019 - Front Cover - STORM SEASON - eBook


♦Creativity-building Writers Retreat - this 2-day writing retreat is back by popular demand. Dates: March 2nd and 3rd from 10A until 4P, participants will electrify the subconscious mind through repetition activities and writing spells. Located at Susan's home on San Juan Island, participants will be indoors and outdoors so wear comfortable clothing and either tennis or hiking shoes. Complete with a brain-healthy light lunch of fruits and vegetables. Only $99. For more information, contact Susan directly at: susan (at) susanwingate (dot) com.

The Dementia Chronicles (the full blog series) is available in print and eBook on and Barnes&

♦Storm Season (previously The Death of Vultures), a psychological thriller, is short-listed for the CLUE AWARDS (Chanticleer Reviews)


THE DEER EFFECT wins 6th book award!


• Learn great writing tips and tricks from Susan and her guests!

• Free book promotion for fiction authors!

• Listen to guest authors like NY Times Bestsellers David Morrell, Scott Turow, and Debbie


Cows Have Brands! So, Authors, Why Don’t You?

February 7, 2019

Cows Have Brands! So, Authors, Why Don’t You? In this post about branding and marketing for authors, I approach the subject a little snarkier, a little differently than others might, but not too much different. Cows Have Brands! So, Authors, Why Don’t You? It’s a verifiable fact that people hate you when all you do…