The Only Girl

The Only Girl

Some of my aquaintances refer to me as “Susie Friendship” once they hear about my website and blog. I have to admit it’s fairly accurate. Friendship has been central to my core for as long as I can remember. Is this because I’m a sociable...
Seeing Annie Again

Seeing Annie Again

Back in May of 2010, I embarked on my great internet adventure and met my first online friend, Jen. She would later become Annie in Chapter 4 of my memoir, Novel Friends. That trip to Durham, North Carolina was my first trip, and thus, especially memorable. Annie...
A New Year of Possibilities

A New Year of Possibilities

WELCOME TO 2019! It’s a new year, and anything’s possible. The only catch is — you’ve got to take chances. No one knows where this year will lead, but if you take advantage of each opportunity that comes your way, you’re sure to find some...
Narrating Novel Friends

Narrating Novel Friends

“Let me know when it’s out in audiobook format,” Sophie said. Hmm…I hadn’t thought of that. Producing an audio format of my book Novel Friends truly hadn’t crossed my mind. At all. But when my online friend Sophie said that’s...
Weekend with My Dutch Girls

Weekend with My Dutch Girls

An important aspect of a true friendship is that it sustains the test of time. It had been two years since my last visit to my Dutch Girls in the Netherlands, but I easily fell back into step with them as if we’d always been together. My September visit was my...
Edinburgh Fringe 2010

Edinburgh Fringe 2010

In Chapter 9 of Novel Friends, I write about being in Edinburgh with my Scottish friend Helen during the Fringe Festival in August 2010. Now that it’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival time again, I thought it would be fun to relive those 2010 memories. Here’s an...