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Susan Kaye Quinn
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Get the first episode free! http://smarturl.it/DC1onAmazon
My gritty future-noir series snagged a spot in Library Journal's Top 2015 SELF-ebooks! Go Lirium and Wraith! To celebrate, I'm giving away PRINT COPIES of Debt Collector (reader choice of both Season One and Season Two...
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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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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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Speculative Fiction Author
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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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Susan Kaye Quinn is a rocket scientist turned speculative fiction author who now uses her PhD to invent cool stuff in books. Her works range from young adult science fiction to adult future-noir, with side trips into steampunk and middle grade fantasy. Her bestselling novels and short stories have been optioned for Virtual Reality, translated into German, and featured in several anthologies.

She writes full-time from Chicago, inventing mind powers and dreaming of the Singularity.

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