Susan D. Matley writes sci-fantasy and western historical fiction. Writing as S. D. Matley, her latest release is fantasy novel Big-G City, sequel to novella Small-g City (both from WolfSinger Publications).
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.
Bet you didn’t know I was an American Buddhist in Prescott, WA. There’s a good reason for that. I’m not. Not yet, anyway. I’m working on it, though. Here’s the story. A couple of months ago, heartsick and frustrated by the state of the world in general and America in...read more
So you think you know a few things. Not a lot of things, like how to perform brain surgery, but a few things you’ve known for years and accepted without question. This week I learned this is sometimes not the case. I’m talking about the Ten Commandments. No, this is...read more
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In October 2015, following a battery of routine blood tests ordered by our excellent doctor, Justin Olswanger, O.D., I received a call from his equally excellent nurse, Lindsey, who dropped a bomb: I had come up with a high fasting blood glucose number – 110. High...read more