Author Archives: Susan Pope

About Susan Pope

Writer, poet and author. Leader of Women's Writing Group

Paws in Alaska

A story of the heroism of dogs by historical fiction author SUSAN POPE FREE DOWNLOAD on Amazon Kindle – 5 DAYS ONLY! from 20 to 24  June  ON THIS LINK     http://amzn.to/2rTX77F When America joined the Second World War, the US Army … Continue reading

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P.I.Y. – Publish It Yourself: Publicity, Marketing and Author Brand

Originally posted on Rochester Literature Festival:
Following an exceptionally informative workshop with her last year, the wonderful Truda Thurai very kindly sent us a link to an excellent interview as a follow up. The equally wonderful Christina gathered a few…

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Location, Location, Location 

Attention all writers – Location, Location, Location. So you are writing a novel, or perhaps a short story. That’s great and I’m sure you have a well-thought out storyline and some convincing characters. But where is it set? In one place … Continue reading

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Use it or lose it: Support your local library

Originally posted on Rochester Literature Festival:
Our lovely new volunteer, Christina Lee, makes the case for one of our most important public services. On Monday, The Guardian published an article on the imminent closure of 340 public libraries in the…

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Murder at Chatham Grande

Regular follows of this blog may remember that in 2013 I edited and published a paperback version of a crime novel written by my father, Ron Taylor in the 1950s. Link to paperback: http://amzn.to/2gz7ZAT  I’m pleased to tell you this … Continue reading

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Learning is a life-time experience

I’m currently in the middle of an Access to Higher Education course run by the University of Kent and am studying this at the Brompton Academy in Gillingham and The Medway Campus of Kent University in the old Royal Naval … Continue reading

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Time Slips by ……..

………. Yes, it really does. There seems to have been a surge in interest in ‘time-slip’ fiction recently, although many of you will have be reading this genre for a long time. Those of you who know my writing history … Continue reading

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