Featured in the New York Post!



Susan and her house on Long Island were featured in an article called “Write On!” in the New York Post on August 20, 2009. Check it out here.

WRITERS ON WRITING; After Two Decades, Returning to the Character Who Started It All



Write about what you know: like me in the mid-70’s, Judith Singer, the hero of that book, was a suburban housewife with two young children, a husband who commuted into the grown-up world of Manhattan and a passion for murder mysteries. I merely devoured them, four or five a week, clearly an unwholesome number; Judith, on the other hand, wanted to solve them.

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The Inspiration for As Husbands Go



She began as someone for whom bravery was defined as electing to wear wide-leg pants in a season of skinny crops.  Was there a way for such a woman not only to think courageously, but to act it? Or was it simply too late? I’ve got a license to daydream.  Being a novelist is the […]

Fun with Friends



Great week!  I interviewed Nelson DeMille in front of a packed audience in Port Washington, New York’s cultural center, Landmark on Main Street.  Then down to Miami for the Book Fair where I appeared with my writing pal Carol Higgins Clark: We wound up interviewing each other.  One great question for us both: What book […]

NEVER SHOW YOUR INDEX CARDS



Today, the official publication date of As Husbands Go, I’m going to Joan Smith’s flower shop on Main Street in Port Washington for a Newsday photo shoot.  Well, “photo shoot” sounds kind of four-pages-in-Vogue, and for all I know this could be a teeny black and white accompanying the paper’s review of my novel.  But the point is […]