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Susan Kaye Quinn
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Some books that have had an impact on my writing craft.
my brain on storytelling Inspired by this post by Sarah Allen, "Tips for Editing Your Manuscript from a Real-Life Editor," as well as an email from a writer-friend asking about reference books on the craft of writing, I'v...
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Thanks, I have only one on that list. I'll have to check the others out.
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Sometimes, especially when I'm struggling with a story, I have to write myself notes to keep myself on-track. For some reason, I write them in ALL CAPS. I'm not sure if I'm yelling at myself, drill-sergeant-style, or if I sim...
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I'm a big fan of Scrivener - it's an indispensable and inexpensive tool for professional writers (or heck, any writers, but ones who plan to make money from their work? You need this.). See the taglines above? Outline. Edi...
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Use Smarturls - the ability to redirect your links at any time will save you from the crazies Know your genre - are serials common in your genre? Six episodes released every two weeks is common in sexytimes romance. Another c...
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Now THAT'S a click-bait title, if I ever saw one! #gome But I had to get your attention - you see, there's some valuable stuff here, and I don't want you to miss it. I'm too busy with my plans for World Domination to write ...
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But it's my kind of click-bait! :D Great writeup, Sue!
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Win Debt Collector Season One
2014 Semi-Finalist in Science Fiction (Kindle Book Awards) Season Two is coming... BEGINS 10.20 (Episodes 10-19) Oh my lovely peeps, it's time for Debt Collector Season Two! I'm busy writing, designing covers, and generally...
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You don't have to be a robot from the future to get stuff done There are approximately 1 billion tiny tips and tricks that indie authors use every day to make their lives easier - because, holy Exploding Kittens, there's wa...
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Did you know the Mindjack Trilogy is available in German? And at special pricing for the launch of Closed Hearts - Gefährliche Hoffnung (Hazardous Hope) - only 0.99 USD/EUR!    on sale                              on sale  ...
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I'm putting Season One of Debt Collector on sale from now until the end of Season Two! (Hint: this gives you plenty of time to scoop up Season One, read it, and still pre-order Season Two before the holiday madness sets in.) ...
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Season Two      Get Now                       Get Now                     Pre-Order Get started on... Season One    FREE                     Free for KU**          Free for KU** **KU = Kindle Unlimited SHARE THIS ...
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Now is the perfect time to start Debt Collector. What’s your life worth on the open market?  A debt collector can tell you precisely. First Episode of Season Two contains mature content and themes, for 18+ Kindle WHAT TH...
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WIN a paperback of my steampunk fantasy romance series!
HUGS to everyone who preorderd First Daughter! Thanks to you, it has been consistently ranking in the Top 100 and Hot New Releases for Steampunk Books for the last couple of weeks! If you pre-ordered, you should have it on yo...
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YA and MG Writer
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  • Writer, present
  • Ex-School Board Member
  • Ex-engineer, scientist
  • GE Aircraft Engines
  • NASA Dryden, Goddard, and Langley
  • National Center for Atmospheric Research
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Palatine, IL
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Cincinnati, OH - Thousand Oaks, CA - Los Angeles, CA - Urbana, IL - Nederland, CO - Erie, CO - Langley, VA - Ontario, CA
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I write speculative fiction.
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Author of the bestselling Mindjack Trilogy (YA/SF) and the just-released future-noir Debt Collector series. I'm a former rocket scientist, but I love writing even more than shiny tech gadgets. Which is saying something. See About Me on my author website for all the nitty gritty.

Education
  • Ph.D. Environmental Engineering
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering
  • B.S. Aerospace Engineering
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