Let's Get To Know Award Winning Author Susan Joyce
Why do you write?
—To explain my life and events to myself.
What made you decide to sit down and actually start something?
—Whenever I've shared my true life adventures with others, they've encourage me to write it.
Do you work to an outline or plot or do you prefer just see where an idea takes you?
—I like to follow my thought flow. I think of each chapter as a scene with curtain open, stage action, curtain close.
How do you think you’ve evolved creatively?
—By having my heart and mind open to new ideas. I think of it as stirring my imagination.
How do you relax?
—A glass of wine with dinner, nice music, an honest conversation, and a good book.
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Where can readers find out more about you?
--My books are available in bookstores and online. They can be viewed on my
Amazon Author page: https://www.amazon.com/Susan-Joyce/e/B001KCEX3W/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_ebooks_1
Twitter: SusanJoyce @SusanJourneys
Susan's most recent book, 'Good Morning Diego Garcia' is available for just 99c/99p in eBook format!
You're young, living comfortably in southern California. You're financially secure, though you don't know why or how. Your husband simply ignores you when you ask too many questions. He's hoping for another job overseas, doing something. You're not sure what, but you suspect it's not what he says.
Your marriage is shaky. You survived a war in Cyprus together, and lost everything. Now you're basically biding time.
A letter arrives from friends you knew in Cyprus. They're sailing a new yacht from Taiwan to Europe for a Swedish millionaire. You're invited to join them in Sri Lanka, as crew. Neither of you knows boats, but you'll learn -- it will be the trip of a lifetime, cruising the Indian Ocean in a pleasure yacht!
And, it turns out, in monsoon season. With no charts. And an emotionally unstable crew mate. What could possibly go wrong?
Also Available from Susan Joyce!
One woman’s story: a child lost at birth, war, betrayal, travel, dreams, and art.
In a hospital in a foreign land, a young American woman gives birth. Her son, one hope of saving her troubled marriage to a mysterious man, is born dead. Soon after, while she still grieves, Susan's island paradise in Cyprus collapses into a war zone, and she finds herself trapped in fierce fighting between defending Greek and Turkish forces. Evacuated by the British Navy, she starts putting pieces back together in England. Then she learns that her husband had something to do with the war. And in lucid dreams, she sees that he is also cheating on her. She confronts him, and he responds with a too-professional chokehold that threatens her life. Stunned, she finds herself penniless in the streets of Brussels. But friends, dreams, and creativity push her forward as she discovers that her "ticking clock" is not the need to produce a child, but her need to create a life that reflects her true expressive self.
"This twelve-year memoir of profound personal transformation and friendships is a true page-turner. Again and again, you will ask yourself "what could possibly happen next?"
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