A big scary small world

The internet, online friends, and hope. A few weeks ago I found myself doing a lot of "listening" to friends in Christchurch, New Zealand. The fact that I am sitting in my living room and typing back and forth with people who are hurting on the other side of the world from me in Chicagoland … Continue reading A big scary small world


Happy Birthday Anne McCaffrey

"That's what writing is all about, after all, making others see what you have put down on the page and believing that it does, or could, exist and you want to go there." Anne McCaffrey Today would have been Anne McCaffrey's Birthday, a woman who was inspiring, smart, and wrote books that I read repeatedly, … Continue reading Happy Birthday Anne McCaffrey

Victorian Words in Steampunk

My dive down the rabbit hole. I am working hard on the edits for our steampunk short story and novels. My co-author, Nancy Bach, is a whiz at translating what I write into a Victorian-ish speech and pattern when I get things wrong (usually). I find it hard to do myself, but in other books … Continue reading Victorian Words in Steampunk

We Begin With Steampunk…

Choosing to use my own name for the SF and Fantasy work means that sometimes I'll be writing blogs as Susan Kovacs Author Page and sometimes here as Susan Wachowski, but know that's me, open and honest as usual, on both sides.  But the websites, blogs, podcasts and infomercials for writers, well they all tell … Continue reading We Begin With Steampunk…