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Author Opening New Pinterest Board for Gringolandia.

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Father Carlos Crespi of Cuenca, Ecuador I enjoyed spending my Sunday building a new Pinterest board for Gringolandia. This week, I wrote the prologue and it opens with the story of Father Carlos Crespi, a fascinating priest who lived in Cuenca, Ecuador and known world-wide for his mysterious Amazon art collection. You can read my […]

Youtube, iMovie and Having Fun Building a Book Trailer

Creative book trailers can help get the word out. You don’t need to pay top money to produce them. I used iMovie ($5) on my iPad to build this. There are many ways to do the same thing on your PC, like using Picas (free), for instance. You’ll need to shoot some photos, maybe some […]

My Big Adventure – Writing eBooks as an Expat

The Plan: Murder, Mystery Conspiracy eBook Publish Date Set For September.  I am almost done! The Plan is with the copy editor, and should be ready by the middle of this month. I have to admit that as a retired person, I’ve been working awfully hard. But I don’t think I would be happy doing […]

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THE PLAN: A NOVEL  SEPTEMBER RELEASE  Street art in the Andean village of Saraguro, outside of Cuenca, Ecuadorhttp://ebooksfromsusan.com THE PLAN set for mid September release, is a MURDER MYSTERY, HISTORICAL FICTION THRILLER that opens in New York City, but quickly moves to the Deep South, and then to Ecuador for ACTION and ADVENTURE. The bond between Clinton and Joe, two gay, black lawyers (one of […]

The Sumner, Mississippi courthouse We’re coming upon the 59th anniversary of the murder of Emmett Till. In observation of this event, I’ve put up the entire audio book of Who Killed Emmett Till? for free download. I invite you to click over and take a look at this blogged book. Lots of fascinating history. Let me know […]

The Plan Starts in New York City, Moves to the Mississippi Delta, and Winds Up in the South American Andes of Ecuador

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A sunset in the Andes of Ecuador I am so close! The Plan is in final editing stages. From here, it goes to a formatter, and then to Amazon! The cover has been designed, and it’s fantastic. I am so excited to be about to share this book with  my friends. Here’s the basic summary: […]

Can Hip-Hop Redeem Itself? Blogger Asks — After Emmett Till / L’il Wayne Fiasco

The Emmett Till Highway — a nice idea, but the sign keeps getting torn down. Maybe this would be something to inspire a Hip-Hop creation about Emmett. Blogger Travis M. Andrews addresses this in a new Blog for the Huffington Post — http://www.huffingtonpost.com/travis-m-andrews/emmett-till-hip-hop_b_3423107.html?utm_hp_ref=email_share (and interviews me!!). It’s a fascinating blog look at who knows this […]

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Susan Klopfer, author The Plan Scheduled for July, 2013 Publication http://ebooksfromsusan.com Medgar Evers, WW II veteran and former coordinator of the Mississippi NAACP who was murdered on June 12, 1963 at his Jackson home. June 12 (Cuenca, Ecuador) — An excerpted chapter from The Plan was released today by the eBook’s author, Susan Klopfer. “This […]

John Grisham’s New Book Revisits Mississippi; The Land of Emmett Till

NEWS RELEASE (Editor’s Note: This is such good news for avid readers of John Grisham books. It will be hard to wait for this newest novel. Meanwhile, The Plan, is set for June release. More to come. sk) MAY 3, 2013 12:00 PM John Grisham set to release ‘Sycamore Row,’ sequel to ‘A Time to […]

Why ethics and diversity matter: The case of Trayvon Martin coverage | Poynter.

This is a good article on the problems faced by mostly white media — it is dying through lack of diversity, as it should. No organization can remain un-diversified and survive. Business knows this, and the U.S. Supreme Court hears its message (something I find particularly interesting, coming from this conservative group). Any way… Take […]