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.
Hi, I’m Candy Smith. If you’ve read Small-g City by S. D. Matley we’ve already met, at least, as far as what she decided to tell you about me. S. D. (I call her Susan) is super-busy this week. So am I (more about that later), but she twisted my well-toned arm to write...read more
Have you noticed how sometimes a lot of information on a certain topic comes your way? This week, I’ve been inundated with information about climate change. Part of this is my own fault. I’m working on a new book in the Small-g City series, set in 2025. One of the...read more
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...read more
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...read more