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Blog Spot

My publisher gave me a regular spot on their website’s author insider blog. I’ll be there the 12th of every month. Check out my first offering about the one blog post I wrote that made a difference.

Opal Article

Check out this month’s Opal Magazine for my article Writing on the Beach.

10 Days now in Canada

Ten Days in Summer is now available in Canada in paperback and ebook form. You can also order the book through Amazon and your favourite independent book store. One of my favourites, Owl’s Nest Bookstore, will be hosting the Ten Days in Summer Book Launch on Tuesday, March 14, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Britannia Shopping Plaza on Elbow [...]

Book Launch

The Launch is set to go. Owl’s Nest Bookstore March 14, 2017, 7-8:30 pm. Susan Calder launches her second novel, Ten Days in Summer, a murder mystery set in Calgary, Alberta, during The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth– Calgary’s 10-day Exhibition and Stampede. Everyone welcome. Ten Days in Summer Calgary, Alberta, gears up for its [...]

Back Cover Blurb

Here’s the back cover blurb for my new novel Ten Days in Summer: Calgary, Alberta, gears up for its ten-day Stampede festival. When a hoarder dies in a suspicious house fire, adjuster Paula Savard sets the revelry aside to handle the property insurance claim. But Paula’s interviews with the hoarder’s bickering heirs raise questions. What [...]

New Page for New Book

Yesterday, I created a Facebook page for my new novel, scheduled for release this spring.

Loft Launch

Friday, I was at Loft 112 to celebrate the arrival of the Long Lunch/Quick Reads Anthology of short stories and poems about Calgary. One story or poetry sequence was featured at the Loft each month of the past year. My story was Ms. October. We enjoyed a lovely home-made lunch with mulled wine, mingled with fellow Calgary writers and readers [...]

Happy Birthday

Today is my birthday. I’m hoping for a banner year. Here is the banner for my future books with my new publisher. The banner will appear at the front of each book.

Loft Lunch Success

I really enjoyed my Long Lunch Quick Reads event at Loft 112 last Friday afternoon. Delicious food, great company, sharp questions after my reading that followed our hearty meal. Many thanks to Lisa Murphy-Lamb for giving my short story a home and hosting this fun happening. It even inspired me to come up with a [...]


How exciting to see this collage of the chapbooks featuring my short story “When a Warm Wind Blows Off the Mountains.” Those who come to the Loft Lunch this Friday will choose one of these little books to take home. During the lunch, from noon-2:00 PM, I’ll read from the story and we’ll chat about writing and [...]

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