Susan Spann

About me

Susan Spann lives in Northern California with her husband, teenage son and three cats (one of which is large enough that it really counts as two). She is a member of the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers’ Association and is represented by literary agent Sandra Bond of the Bond Literary Agency.

When not running amok or too far in the weeds, Susan writes the SHINOBI mysteries, featuring master ninja Hiro Hattori and his Portuguese Jesuit sidekick, Father Mateo. The first novel, in which Hiro has just three days to find a samurai’s killer and save the life of the beautiful geisha accused of the crime, is scheduled for publication in Spring 2013 by St. Martin’s Press/Thomas Dunne Books.

Susan also likes archery, gardening and reading, but does not much like writing biographical statements. You can find her on Twitter: @SusanSpann, where she founded the #PubLaw hashtag.

From my website

Tax Week – and a Conference Announcement

Since it’s tax week, I’m over at the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers blog sharing some tips about writers and estimated taxes: http://rmfw.org/taxes-101-for-authors/ Independent contractors of all varieties welcome! With conference season fast approaching, I also thought I’d say a word or two about the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers’ Colorado Gold…

Becoming a Twitter Content Provider…Part 1

Since I “simultweet” the #PubLaw series on Twitter and on my blog, I’ll assume for the moment that if you’re here, you already know how to use Twitter. That said, I’ll do a supplementary post or two on the blog about using Twitter in the days to come for those…

A Thursday Shrimptastic Announcement

We recently lost our ancient cleaner shrimp, Phobos, who lived a long and happy life as an efficient “janitor of the reef” … and also, a serial killer. After his original companion, Deimos, died of old age, we tried to introduce other skunk shrimp to the tank to keep Phobos company.…

 
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