About the author
Susan Murrie Macdonald is a wordsmith. She collects rejection slips (and the occasional acceptance letter and check). She is a staff writer for Krypton Radio, with over 100 articles posted on their website. As a a freelance journalist, she has articles in The Inquisitr and the Millington Star. She ghostwrites other people's blogs. She is writer, editor, publisher, and maid-of-all-work for Highland Heather Press. She is also a freelance proofreader, being a member of the American Copy Editors Society and a guest member of the Editorial Freelancers Association. She earned the Poynter ACES Certificate in Editing through Poynter News University and ACES. She won the Arkansas Scottish Festival's annual poetry contest twice, once in 2014 and again in 2017. Mrs. Macdonald enjoys Highland Games, being a member of Clan Murray by birth and Clan Donald by marriage. She also enjoys attending Renaissance Faires, and is a volunteer at the Mid-South Renaissance Faire, as well as attending SF conventions and Native American pow-wows. Mrs. Macdonald is also a substitute teacher. She graduated from SDSU with a major in English and a minor in anthropology. She lives in Tennessee with her husband and two teenagers. She is, of course, working on a novel (isn't everyone?) and researching her second children's book.
Read her blog, Assorted Scribblings of a Minor Author.
§ "The Narwhal" and "Sir Tristan the Brave," Wee Tales, #8, published by Golden Fleece Press, June 2018
§ "Gremlins," Cat Tails: War Zone, published by WolfSinger Publications, March 2018
§ "Tell Me My Story," The Caterpillar, issue 20, Spring 2018.
§ "The Kissing Bridge," posted on Paper Butterfly, posted February 2018
§ "Erzabet and the Gladiators," Heroic Fantasy, published by Flame Tree Publishing, July 2017
§ "Freckles and Long Neck," Bumples issue #43, published by Bumples.com, June 2017
§ "As Prophesied of Old," Alternative Truths, published by B Cubed Press, April 2017
§ “Captain’s Claim,” published by eSpec Books, October, 2016
§ R is for Renaissance Faire, published by Highland Heather Press, May, 2016
§ Knee-High Drummond and the Durango Kid, published by Highland Heather Press, Jan. 2016
§ "The Piper's Wife," Sword & Sorceress #30, published by MZB Literary Trust, Nov. 2015
§ "Two Princes" and "Vixen's Song," Barbarian Crowns, published by Horrified Press, July 2015
§ "Thank You, Thad," Supernatural Colorado, published by WolfSinger Publications, Jan. 2015