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Suzanne Madron
New York, NY
Writer, mother, crone.
Interests: knitting, art, watching movies, reading, writing, photography, etc., spinning yarn both figuratively and literally
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Wherein we realize Winter Storm Jonas was 'That Guy' at the party. Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at Letters to Sunday
Dear Monday, I know, I know, we were just supposed to pick on Sunday, but it has to be said: everyone hates you. The only cool thing you had going for you was that you were named after the moon, but you blew that ace up your sleeve when you... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at Letters to Sunday
It's not a Dear John Letter, it's a Dear Sunday Letter. Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2016 at Letters to Sunday
Dear 2016, You can stop eating people we love, 'k? Thanks, Suzi and the Rest of the World Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2016 at Letters to Sunday
Dear Sunday, I've decided you will be the day on which I write pointless letters of either complaint or kudos. I feel it is my duty as an over-40-something woman to make my opinion known, whether or not anyone actually wants to read or hear it. You're WELCOME, Sunday. Sincerely,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2016 at Letters to Sunday
My dear friend Suzanne Madron was kind enough to create this for me, and I would be a terrible person if I did not share it. Continue reading
Sometimes a man isn't a man at all. Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2014 at The Fictional Exploits of James Glass
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A woman who writes horror explains why she wears a man's skin when she writes outside of the genre. Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2014 at The Fear Behind the Smiles
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The official release of the Apocrypha of the Apocalypse is... well.... official. Tell your friends! Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2013 at The Fear Behind the Smiles
Questions from Lisa Woods!! Tagging Jaime Johnesee, TW Brown, and Billie Sue Mosiman for the next round! (apologies for the gratuitous exclamations!!! I haven't had my coffee yet.) What are you working on right now? A couple of things, actually.... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2013 at The Fear Behind the Smiles
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One year ago I left my life behind and came here, to this place. As many of you can attest, there have been some adventures along the way and I'd like to take a moment to thank you for your dedication and even interest in my story. I also hope... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2013 at Second-Hand Sarah
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After Rose had left, abandoning me to my own musings, I curled up on the couch with a blanket wrapped around me and Old Tom curled up on my feet. I tried to sleep, but it was no use. I was too badly rattled from the day's happenings. Nightmares plagued... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2013 at Second-Hand Sarah
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"How about we go back to the house and get you a stiff drink?" she asked, though it was said more like a command. I gave a nod and she helped me back through the tunnels to the house. As we emerged into the kitchen I closed my eyes and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2013 at Second-Hand Sarah
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When your life is suddenly very much in peril, all the times you wondered if you'd be better off dead seem like the stupidest thing you could have ever wasted your limited time on. I was caught in a loop of anger, terror, desperation, and self-pity, berating myself for even... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2013 at Second-Hand Sarah
Apparently all I needed to cure my writers block was a good old fashioned plague. Yeah, who knew? The HypnoSpawn (aka my son, for the uninitiated) got it first, though my scratchy throat started before his bubbling percolating nose. Ever... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2013 at The Fear Behind the Smiles
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His words echoed into the waking world and I sat up to find that I was crying. In the darkest times it's hard to keep focused on the here and now. I told myself this would all be a silly memory eventually, but to have come so far and fought... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2013 at Second-Hand Sarah
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Posted Feb 14, 2013 at The Fear Behind the Smiles
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When you've lost someone you love, you'll find every excuse to stay in bed. I was no different. When Robert was lost during the house cleansing/exorcism it felt as if my heart had been torn out of my chest. For the first time in my life I contemplated dying, and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2013 at Second-Hand Sarah
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This post has two parts. The first deals with Women in Horror Month, which I'm giddily proud to say I am one. The second half of this post will deal with the other half of the equation, and an equally... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2013 at The Fear Behind the Smiles
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In case you haven't picked up your copy of Second-Hand Sarah's collected posts of 2012, here's one more reason. Second-Hand Sarah 2012 Cover The new cover! I know, I know, you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, but this one kind of nails it, don't you think? I'll be... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2013 at Second-Hand Sarah
For those who asked for a collected electronic version of the Second-hand Sarah blog, you got it! Now you can relive the mystery, adventure, and even the scary moments of Sarah-land in 2012 wherever you are. Click here to buy... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2013 at The Fear Behind the Smiles