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Discover how Pulitzer Prize winning columnists convey a powerful message or opinion in 500 words or less. Discover the insider secrets to writing different types of columns - humor, opinion, lifestyle, fashion, religion, investigative, and more. The skills apply to all genres of writing.


Suzette speaks at national conferences and universities on a variety of writing topics, and gets high marks from attendees for her animated and engaging style. (She is an award winning member of Toastmasters.) Find out what she can do for your group.


Take a moment and be entertained on my Blog. I’m a syndicated spirituality columnist with GateHouse Media. I’ve also published humor, opinion, and lifestyle columns with The Huffington Post, The Boston Globe, Humor Outcasts, and others.

Suzette’s 2016-17 Calendar Appearances & Workshops

January 21, 2017

Stacey Shipman Presents the Move, Breathe, Explore Leadership Retreat
January 21, 2017
The Nantasket Beach Resort
45 Hull Shore Drive
Hull, MA 02045

Start 2017 with a day’s retreat by the sea to exercise, inspire, and renew YOU. In one program Suzette Standring will lead a safe, guided imagery exercise with writing prompts designed for the writer, whether journaling, recording memories, or drafting fiction or non-fiction.The subconscious is where all vivid storytelling begins. Learn about other conference workshops and details here.
Early bird discount price, $139.00, ends on Dec. 10. ($169 after Dec. 10).

April 7-8, 2017

New York Press Association
April 7-8, 2017
“Connecting with your column readers” by Suzette Standring
Saratoga Springs, NY
Details to be announced

Stay tuned for new events


Suzette-NSNC Speaker


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