Christian Authors Network vice president, Susan G Mathis, is a multi-published author of stories set in the beautiful Thousand Islands, her childhood stomping ground in upstate NY. Katelyn’s Choice, the first in The Thousand Islands Gilded Age series, releases in March 15, 2019! The Fabric of Hope: An Irish Family Legacy and her Christmas Charity novella are available now.
Susan is also a published author of two premarital books with her husband, Dale, two children’s picture books, seven stories in a dozen compilation books, and hundreds of published articles.
Before Susan jumped into the fiction world, she served as the Founding Editor of Thriving Family magazine and the former Editor/Editorial Director of 12 Focus on the Family publications. Her first two published books were nonfiction, co-authored with her husband, Dale. Countdown for Couples: Preparing for the Adventure of Marriagewith an Indonesian and Spanish version, and TheReMarriage Adventure: Preparing for a Life of Love and Happiness, have helped thousands of couples prepare for marriage. Susan is also the author of two picture books, Lexie’s Adventure in Kenya and Princess Madison’s Rainbow Adventure. Moreover, she is published in various book compilations including five Chicken Soup for the Soul books, Ready to Wed, Supporting Families Through Meaningful Ministry, The Christian Leadership Experience, andSpiritual Mentoring of Teens. Susan has also written hundreds of magazine and newsletter articles.
Susan is vice president of Christian Authors Network (CAN), a member of American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW), the Association of Women Speakers & Authors (AWSA), and Evangelical Press Association (EPA). For over twenty years, Susan has been a speaker at writers conferences, teachers conventions, writing groups, and other organizational gatherings.
Susan makes her home in Colorado Springs, enjoys traveling globally with her wonderful husband, Dale, and relishes each time she gets to see or Skype with her four granddaughters. Find out more at www.SusanGMathis.com.
Below is a partial list of workshops Susan teaches.
FOR WRITERS EVENTS:
- Organize Your Writing Life.
- The Flip Side of a Writer.
- Writing From Your Sweet Spot.
- Words that Work.
- Making Sense of it All.
- Writing an Amazing Magazine Article.
- Writing an Amazing Query Letter.
“At our first South African Writers Club, Susan imparted a flame—igniting our souls and lighting up those smoldering dreams and desires to express, to write! Susan gave us a rare feast of encouragement, inspiration, and practical pointers.”—Ann R., Johannesburg, South Africa
“Susan’s professional knowledge of many facets of the publishing industry make her a great workshop presenter at writers conferences. I highly recommend her!” —Joyce E.
“Susan is passionate about encouraging young writers, coaching aspiring editors, and touching the hearts of readers around the world.” —Pam W.