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Conversations About Writing

Thank you to my friend MaryLou for including me in her blog post today. We did have a great conversation. MaryLou is a fantastic writer looking to get her first novel and picture book published.

What Next?

I have had four conversations about writing during my last week in Winnipeg before leaving for our winter home in Mexico. 

to obama with love joy anger and hopeThe first was with a friend who had just finished reading To Obama With Love, Joy, Anger and Hope by Jeanne Marie Laskas.  President Obama received 10,000 letters a day when he was in office and every night his staff picked ten for him to read before he went to bed. It was his way of keeping in touch with the people who had elected him.  My friend said the book made her realize just how important those letters had been to the President. It made her decide to write a letter herself to our Prime Minister Justin Trudeau telling him she recognized the personal sacrifice it required for him to serve our country and even if she didn’t always agree with him she appreciated the efforts he was…

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A name change…

This website is under construction. It is the website for young adult and middle grade author, Suzanne Goulden. I am currently working on a middle grade fantasy novel set in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, Canada. I previously wrote under pen name Suzanne Costigan. Under that name my first novel was published -- Empty Cup,… Continue reading A name change…