Author Archives: Sue Eller

About Sue Eller

Mystery and sci-fi author

How to make really good gluten free banana bread

Hello, everyone. This time I have a special treat. (Pun intended this time, too.) A friend of mine took a video of me making gluten free banana bread in my kitchen (on location, as they say). He added a few … Continue reading

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Finally!

Hello everyone. It’s been a long winter (as the song says), but we persevered. My NaNoWriMo project got interrupted midway through the month by the worst windstorm Spokane has seen in many long years. We were without power for a … Continue reading

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November Events

I just finished the first week of National Novel Writing Month, wherein writers are challenged to write 50,000 words in the month of November. This is the first year I’ve participated, and I must say it has been a learning … Continue reading

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A Most Unusual Species

One of my time-traveling friends came across this report while he was scavenging in the wreckage of a scout star-cruiser in the Altarian sector. It took him a few weeks to translate it for me, but since he does have … Continue reading

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A fitting tribute to a great man…Leonard Nimoy memorial, WorldCon 2015

Leigh Ann Hildebrand, Ginger Buchanan, and David Gerrold share their memories of Leonard Nimoy with attendees at WorldCon 2015 Sunday, August 23 in Spokane, Washington. A fitting tribute was given by these three to Leonard Nimoy, a man who impacted … Continue reading

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Meadowlark Madness available on Smashwords

Meadowlark Madness, the first adventure of bumbling detective Emily Trace, went live on Smashwords today. Preparing the manuscript for the more strict specifications took a couple of days and some frustration and tearing of hair. However, the effort was well … Continue reading

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Creating believable characters

What makes a story great? Is it the plot? The research? The philosophy imparted to the reader? It is all these things, but the most important of all – the thing that makes a story stick in the mind – … Continue reading

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Stone Island Sea Stories by D. Andrew McChesney

      McChesney instantaneously transports the reader back in space and time to the deck of the Theodora in the year 1802. She is a British sailing ship about to do battle with the French, and hero Edward Pierce … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day (and week) special

Return from Armageddon is available all week on Kindle for 99 cents! Click the title to check it out.

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Dancing in the Stars

Hello friends: I decided that my blog would, from time to time, feature a short story I’ve written and want to share. I had a lot of fun writing this one, so enjoy it. Leave a comment if you like. … Continue reading

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