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#SaystheEditor Always Working

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

I’ve made friends with a couple of authors over the years. Some because they write Rock Fiction. Others because they are neat people. And still others because they are clients. Sometimes, they fit into all three categories. I’m lucky like this. One of them asked me to join NetGalley so I could read her upcoming […]

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Guest Blog: Bloggers Rights by Kevin Doyle

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

My friend Kevin Doyle, author of the awesome One Helluva Gig, got wind of the bru-ha-ha over at The Rock of Pages. Between that fun experience and some others he’s had recently, he was inspired. And, as I like to do for my friends when they are inspired, I allowed him space here at West […]

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#SaysTheEditor Feet Long

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

It was maybe fifteen years ago that we all kept our feet under wraps. Flip flops weren’t everyday footwear and Crocs hadn’t even debuted yet (That happened in 2002). Seeing someone’s feet was… scandalous. Shocking. And man, feet were ugly. None of the Victorian (was it Victorian? Historical-writing clients of mine, chime in. And remember: […]

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Susan Speaks: I Love Mondays. Seriously.

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

Yes, I love Mondays! I have for a long time: it used to be that the house would empty out and I’d get my solitude to work in. But it’s summer vacation and that means the house is rarely empty during the work week right now. The kids are old enough, though, to let me […]

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If you needed proof…

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

I say all the time that I have the best clients. And I do. (Like attracts like, after all!) Case in point: over the weekend, a newish client wanted me to alter my Word Document Only policy. It didn’t seem to be the sort of issue we’ve had in the past with people asking us […]

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