Author, editor, book reviewer, and book consultant Suzanne Fox earned her MFA in Writing at the Columbia University School of the Arts. Her first book, the memoir Home Life, was published by Simon & Schuster; appearing under the pseudonyms Suzanne Scott and Suzanne Judson, her women’s fiction novels have been published by Berkley Penguin Putnam and Harlequin. Suzanne works personally with writers in many genres on book structure and publication, reviews literary and mystery fiction for Publishers Weekly, edits the online journal Society Nineteen, and teaches workshops in memoir, fiction writing, and the creative process. Until recently a resident of Vero Beach, Suzanne now lives in North Carolina. More information about Suzanne can be found at www.sfoxarts.com.
July 29, 2021
What can writers learn about secrets, family dynamics, writing fiction from real life, and creating characters who serve the story from Mary Stewart's The Ivy Tree?
July 25, 2021
Linda Hengerer and Suzanne Fox discuss Mary Stewart's Thunder on the Right, point of view, an unworldly protagonist, and why they don't enjoy this book as much as other novels she wrote.
April 28, 2021
In this episode of Tart Words, Suzanne Fox and Linda Hengerer are discussing Mary Stewart’s book Airs Above the Ground and how she uses unusual settings, creates vivid animal characters, and shows relationship dynamics.
April 23, 2021
Linda Hengerer and Suzanne Fox discuss Mary Stewart's book The Moon-Spinners, how she uses setting, shows family love and loyalties, and how her characters answer a Call to Adventure.
April 16, 2021
Linda Hengerer and Suzanne Fox talk about her re-issued book One Hot Summer, Key West, and life before cell phones.
April 14, 2021
In this episode of Tart Words, Suzanne Fox and Linda Hengerer are discussing Mary Stewart’s book My Brother Michael and how she uses setting, incorporates both ancient and recent history, and how her characters answer a call…
March 30, 2021
Linda Hengerer and Suzanne Fox talk about This Rough Magic, how she uses a dolphin as both needing rescue and rescuer, and plays characters off each other who are at the beginning and end of their career.
March 22, 2021
In this episode of Tart Words, Suzanne Fox and Linda Hengerer are discussing Mary Stewart’s book Nine Coaches Waiting and how she develops her characters and uses genre. It was first published in 1958 by Hodder & Stought…
March 17, 2021
In this episode of Tart Words, we’re discussing Mary Stewart’s book Wildfire at Midnight and how she uses setting, genre, and plot in this story about mountain worship taken to the extreme.
March 9, 2021
In this episode of Tart Words, Linda and Suzanne are discussing Mary Stewart’s book Madam, Will You Talk?, and how she uses POV (Point of View) and Backstory in this twisted tale of murder, betrayal, and love.