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Welcome to Susan Dennard’s Writing Academy

A place for misfits, daydreamers, and writers around the globe looking to improve their craft, understand the industry, and find a healthy, happy creative life.

After fourteen years of free writing advice, behind-the-scenes looks at traditional publishing, and radical transparency regarding the ups and downs of a creative life, you can now access all of Susan Dennard’s content in one, easy to use location. On top of that, there are new features to explore for all of you who have been with Susan since the beginning!

So come learn about Susan’s famous “magical cookie” method–a.k.a. how not to write the boring parts–and familiarize yourself with the nuts and bolts of traditional publishing so you can go into the industry prepared and aware. A happy author is a knowledgeable one!