Author: Susan Frances

Born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in eastern Long Island, Susan always enjoyed writing, finding inspiration in the world around her. Influenced by writers of epics including Colleen McCullough and Sidney Sheldon and historical romance novelists such as Amanda Quick and Lisa Kleypas, Susan began writing short stories and poetry in high school. After graduating from New York University with a BA in Liberal Arts, she tried her hand at conventional jobs but always returned to writing. Since 1998, she has been a freelance writer and has contributed hundreds of articles to various e-zines on the Web including:,,,, Jazz Times, Hybrid Magazine, and