Susan D. Matley

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.

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Hi out there to all of you in the normal world, it’s Crazy Moving Week! This is the week when many normal conventions are set aside for the abnormal. Here are the highlights: Food Eat it or move it! Finding Food from the New House In the spirit of Lewis & Clark, who...

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When We Are Settled

Two weeks into the moving process, my sentences abound with the phrase “When we are settled.” Apparently I’ve been putting off a lot of things. Dreams deferred, as it were. In this particular category I’ve looked wistfully at my tap shoes and my cello, which now live...

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Old House-New House

Of necessity, this week’s blog will be short and sweet. We’ve worn out the road between Prescott and Walla Walla, toting our stuff to the new house. If I had to guess, I’d say we own 40,000 pounds of books. I realize book collectors don’t usually quantify their...

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Change on Every Front Part IV: House

Remember way back, about two years ago when I posted three consecutive blogs about all the change going on in my life? Or not. Turns out most of these anticipated changes ended up in the “not” column. Here’s my thinking from January, 2016: . . . sometimes life hops...

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