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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.  Available on Amazon:
The Art of Column Writing in Print,Kindle/Ebook
The Art of Opinion Writing in Print, Kindle/Ebook
The Art of Opinion Writing won a First Place at the 2014 New England Book Festival, and both books are used in university journalism courses, such as Johns Hopkins University.

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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 and a member of the National Speakers Association. Find out what she can do for your group. Email her at suzmar@comcast.net

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Let's take a moment together. I’m a spirituality columnist with The Patriot Ledger (MA) and nationally syndicated with Gannett (formerly GateHouse Media) since 2008.

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Suzette’s 2021 Calendar Appearances, Workshops and Events

Writing about Death & Spirituality

The School of American Thanatology
"Death and Spirituality" - Tuesdays, May 11 through June 22, 2021
7-9 p.m EDT
School of American Thanatology (the science of death and dying)
A creative writing course for death companioning and other aspects of
thanatology, which is the science of death, dying, grief and healing.
A fun and informative dive into creating content for websites, essays, poetry,
journaling and publication. Guided imagery exercises spark creativity.
Course details/registration here

Write a Memory as a Gift or Publication – Fall 2021 TBA

Milton Council on Aging - Back by popular demand
Suzette will lead four weekly memoir writing classes
Program to repeat in Fall 2021
Details TBA in COA Newsletter - Stay tuned!