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.
What are recurring themes in YOUR nightmares? For me, it’s tests and toilets. . .read more
Remember your first love? For me, I have to go way, way back to Saturday morning cartoons. I was two or three at the time. Mighty Mouse was definitely the first guy I ever wanted to marry. It would have been a difficult relationship as, at the time, I identified as a...read more
Just. Be. Kind. This theme came to me via Facebook yesterday. Lots of people have been posting their dismay, shock, alarm, disgust and many other feelings about last weekend’s shootings in Las Vegas, Nevada. People are blaming politicians, gun owners, gun control...read more
For the first time in three years, we’re taking a vacation. To many people this will sound completely un-American, but life is like that sometimes. At last we’re away for eight glorious days and seven relaxing nights, a car trip to northern California and Nevada to...read more