Luta & Susie Reunited

Luta & Susie Reunited

Seven years is a long time. In fact, you would think that after that period of time, things would feel strange, even awkward, once you see each other again. But with my student Luta, it seemed as if no time had passed. You see, if you have developed a deep friendship, it doesn’t matter how long you are apart. Read the rest

Twitter Travels Begin!

Twitter Travels Begin!

It’s happening all over again, folks. I just can’t resist making friends online and then meeting them in person. This time it’s on Twitter. Twitter, I’ve discovered, is what you make of it. When Novel Friends came out on Amazon, I set up a new Twitter account for Susie Young at Heart: @susieyoungheart. Read the rest

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 adventures.

When I had the chance to publish my memoir Novel Friends on Amazon and record the audio version for Audible, I definitely had an adventure. Read the rest

Singing on the Christmas Tree

Singing on the Christmas Tree

Every year when I open up my Christmas storage boxes, I revisit many happy memories in the ornaments I unpack. As I handle each ornament, I reminisce on its origin, especially if it was a gift from a friend. The whimsical eggshell choral singer takes me back to high school, over 40 years ago. Read the rest

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 the only way she had time for books these days, I thought about how I didn’t want her to miss it. Read the rest