Susan has been a bookworm since the age of seven when she realised the pleasure of escaping into another world.
Writing stories was her favourite subject at school, or time spent in the library. She enjoyed tennis, but only to whack the ball over the high fence to see how far it would go. Often in trouble for hanging around, she wrote about that in the story for the seventies e-book listed here, along with three other writers.
Poetry is an indulgent treat, and her own collection is put together in Suzy Doodling.
She left home at eighteen, and escaped to North Wales, where she met the man of her dreams. He was so special, she married him twice, the second time in a windmill, in North Norfolk, with their three children present. A windmill story is in the Redington collection.
Her proudest writing moment was when Maggie Swinburne at My Weekly pocket novels said, YES, to the first, then second, then third, even fourth story and now she's working on the fifth one. This led to being able to join the Romantic Novelists Association and go to the Conference in Leeds this year and meet up with Maggie for a chat about the writing.
Among the many jobs she's had are, office clerk, receptionist, call centre advisor, waitress, cleaning caravans on the North Wales coast, traipsing round hotels selling flowers, working on a market stall, and having a shop with her husband. She's also had cleaning jobs on a building site and in a supermarket. Her job at the moment involves creating personalised items like tee shirts, key rings and fridge magnets. She is working on being a full time writer.
Currently she is working on a pocket novel set in Barbados, and a grittier midlands story set in Coventry.