Susan Sloate co-authored (with Kevin Finn) the 2003 #6 Amazon sci-fi/fantasy bestseller, FORWARD TO CAMELOT. The alternate history of the JFK assassination has taken honors in 3 literary competitions and was optioned by a Hollywood film company. The sequel, DYING WITH THE STARS, is a current murder mystery played out on the set of a glamorous Hollywood television show. DYING WITH THE STARS will be published in autumn 2013, as part of the 50th anniversary commemoration of JFK's assassination.
new novel, REALIZING YOU, co-authored with Ronald Doades, pioneers a new genre -- a combination personal development book paired with a fully-developed story. No self-help parable has ever gone so far in creating dimensional characters and believable situations to illustrate principles for good living. Look for REALIZING YOU in ebook and paperback this summer (2012).
Susan's novel, STEALING FIRE, was a quarter-finalist (top 5%) in the 2012 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest, and made the top ten percent in the 2008 and 2009 contests, as well.
She has authored 17 young-adult books for publishers like Bantam, Ballantine, Fawcett Columbine and Little, Brown. Her recent biography for Bearport Publishing, RAY CHARLES: FIND ANOTHER WAY!, won the silver medal for Multi-Cultural Non-Fiction at the 2007 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards.
She has also been a sportswriter, and her 1991 screenplay, WALTZING ON WALL STREET, was optioned by Paradigm for television production.
She has written and co-directed two one-act stage plays, SWEET NOTHINGS in 1994 and HE SAID, SHE SAID in 2006.
Her short non-fiction piece, "I Saw the Face of America", appeared in CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL OF AMERICA (2002).
She has appeared in recent volumes of WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA, WHO'S WHO IN ENTERTAINMENT and WHO'S WHO AMONG AMERICAN WOMEN.
She lives outside Charleston, SC.
STEALING FIRE PICKED UP BY DRAKE VALLEY PRESS FOR SUMMER PUBLICATION!
See Recent News for details!
Copyright 2008-2009 by Susan Sloate. All rights reserved.