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Reopening the Featured New Book Spotlight and Lines of Distinction!

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

Even though the site redesign isn’t finished, I’ve been able to get into the broken control panel long enough and consistently enough now that I’m willing to go for it and reopen my promotional offerings to my author friends — old, new, and just-made. Here’s the word about the Featured New Book Spotlight. One question! […]

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Smashwords Summer Sale!

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

It’s that time again! The Smashwords Summer Sale! I know I’ll be perusing the offerings and loading up my ereader with books I’ll stress about not reading in a timely fashion — why don’t you join me? We’ve got all month for this ebook goodness, so c’mon! Let’s get some deals! If you haven’t caught […]

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#SaystheEditor You Deserve Better Than This

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

I woke up the other morning with my good eye swollen shut and an unsolicited e-mail in my inbox. A so-called publisher was looking for editors. The scope of the work was unclear, there was no pay rate given, there were errors in the body of the e-mail — we editors may be important in […]

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Susan Speaks: A Personal Note

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

Despite having blogged pretty extensively about my eye injury, I think of myself as a pretty private person. I don’t talk much about my kids, for example, although clearly it’s my kid who introduced me to my new love for Ultimate Frisbee. So you guys know I have kids. They exist, mostly offline. My daughter […]

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Susan Speaks: Help Save My Sight

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

I like telling you guys about interviews I do. Usually, I am out and about talking about writing, about fiction, about being an editor or (more rarely these days) being a writer. But these aren’t usual times, as all of us know. And so I’m talking to other people. New people. People who love to […]

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