Susan Wingate Writing

Chanticleer Book Reviews and The 2018 CLUE Book Awards

Chanticleer Book Reviews and The 2018 CLUE Book Awards Yawn. Nothing special had happened Monday. You know, the usual. Get out of bed, work, work more, eat, field a host of busy-ness from being Deacon of the Month at our Church, straighten up around the house, fix dinner, watch the news. You know, the same-oh-same-oh.…

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SHORT FILM OF MOON SPYER

SHORT FILM OF MOON SPYER A few months ago, I entered my latest (unpublished) novel entitled MOON SPYER in a contest hosted by Novel Writing Festival. They wanted first lines. MOON SPYER’s being: “The worst thing didn’t happen until the next day.” It placed as one of the winners and went on to get a…

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Angry Letters

Angry Letters Four. We hid four angry letters. She and I did. Under a rock. Safe from anyone’s eyes. Our secret. Safe between us. Pain gouged deep in the spaces between words, squeezed between final words and exclamation points. Boils pussing out of each strike of the typewriter key. Bitter held decades long. Back to…

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Writing A Novel Within Three Months

As I sit here screaming profanities at news reports on the TV, I am having weird juxtaposed feelings of joy about writing a novel within three months. Suffice to say, it’s another tricky day in politics but after finishing the writing of my latest novel with a working title of MOON SPYER, the news seems…

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The Untold Story

What is the untold story? How do we know if we have a story worth telling? Easy. If you have a story… it’s worth telling. But here’s a caveat, just because you have a story doesn’t mean the storytelling will hold a person’s interest. I know. I’ve written some stories, short and long, that have…

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San Juan Island Library Fiction Author Snapshot

Two local authors and I will be reading from our latest novels at the San Juan Island Library Fiction Author Snapshot event. Please join me, Mary Kalbert, and Janet Dann for this FREE Local Fiction Snapshot. Wed. Oct.10 @ 7 pm – 9:00 pm Free The event is co-sponsored by Griffin Bay Bookstore. The books…

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FAVORITE AUTHOR TWEETS

FAVORITE AUTHOR TWEETS As a frequent flyer on Twitter, I sometimes come across tweets from my favorite authors that make me envious, make me think, “I wish I’d tweeted that.” Here are a few of my favorite author tweets. I’ll be loading this up with new tweets from time to time so check back soon.…

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Griffin Bay Bookstore is Hosting Me This Saturday

Griffin Bay Bookstore is Hosting Me This Saturday From 2P until 4P, Griffin Bay Bookstore is Hosting Me This Saturday. I will be sitting just inside the door with my latest thriller, THE DEATH OF VULTURES. Griffin Bay Bookstore is located at: 155 Spring Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 Open Every Day 10am-6pm (360) 378-5511…

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THE DEATH OF VULTURES eBook Giveaway

That’s right! THE DEATH OF VULTURES eBook Giveaway starts in just hours! Saturday, September 15th on Facebook and Amazon.com you can download a FREE copy of my latest release, a psychological women’s thriller. And please help me out and remember to post your review on Amazon. If you haven’t seen already, here are some reviews……

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Two Book Launch Parties Closing In!

TWO BOOK LAUNCH PARTIES CLOSING IN! I’m excited that THE DEATH OF VULTURES has two book launch parties closing in! The first launch party for my latest novel this month will be online and the second in person. The first book launch party will be held this Saturday, September 15th, online on Facebook. CLICK HERE…

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