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#SaystheEditor: Cooling Off

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

I was HOT there for awhile. A long while, actually. Clients were throwing manuscripts at me right and left, I was about a week behind for two months, and I had the best February and March ever. Whew, it was awesome. But… for some reason — and on a timeline that seems to fluctuate — […]

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After camping aftermath

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

Most of you know I’m a Scout leader and that I go with the Troop on camping trips. What you don’t know is that last fall, we organized into a BSA Venturing Crew and I’m the fearless leader. This past weekend was our biggest trip yet, for all that only one third of my Crew […]

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#SaystheEditor: Writing Versus Editing

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

I sat down last night to write a post. It’d be my usual Says the Editor type of post, pithy and fun and the sort of thing that one of you would submit to the Passive Guy so I could get the free promo and pack my schedule and work my tail off and redo […]

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Featured New Book Spotlight: Love me Tender by Susan Fox

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

Hey, folks! Let’s welcome Susan Fox to West of Mars today. She’s got the latest of her Caribou Crossing Romances to share with us today, Love me Tender. Do you NOT love that title? Fits right in around here. Let’s get busy. Susan, what song makes you think of your book? What song makes you […]

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#SaystheEditor: Copy Editing Controversy

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

Last week, there was this meme going around Facebook. Maybe it’s still there; I’m writing on a day that’s today for me but last week for you guys. Maybe even longer, but I hope not. It’s a clickbait and it’s purported to be pictures taken at a conference for copy editors (and held in my […]

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