Susan D. Matley

Susan D. Matley writes sci-fantasy and western historical fiction. Her sci-fantasy novella Small-g City (by S. D. Matley, WolfSinger Publications) was released in 2015.

Previously, her short stories have been published in THEMA Literary Journal, GlassFire Magazine and Dark Pages (Blade Red Press). She’s a member of Western Writers of America, Women Writing the West and Pacific Northwest Writers Association. In 2011 she was a finalist for the Western Writers of America “Best Song” Spur Award.

Susan lives near Walla Walla, Washington amidst thousands of acres of wheat (not hers!) with husband Bruce and many 4-legged kids.

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The Joys of Batching It

Are you acquainted with the term “batching it”? I associate it with the old west, where there were few single women. Lots of single men out this way (miners, cowboys and the like) had to take care of their own household affairs. In letters written in 1896, my...

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You Can’t Go Home Again

You can’t go home again. It’s more than the title of the posthumously published Thomas Wolfe novel or an episode of Battlestar Galactica; it’s a basic truth. Yesterday I returned from a one-week visit to my home town. It’s typical of any small town that was...

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