Susan Gilbert-Collins

Born and raised in South Dakota, Susan Gilbert-Collins studied English at Oberlin College and holds an M.A. in English as a Second Language from the University of Minnesota. While she enjoyed teaching international students and adult immigrants, she now freelances as a technical writer in order to have more time to focus on her first love, fiction. She lives with her husband and young son in Rochester, New York.

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Starting from Scratch

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Do the next thing.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Probably my sense of humor. That, and I won't back down when it's important.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I suspect I come off as more assertive than I realize, so maybe that. I've been told I exude self-confidence, and this always shocks me to hear.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "Don't make me count to three, young man!"

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Wet socks is tied with apostrophe abuse.

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