Susan El Yazgi
What book(s) have you written?
- Did Santa Forget About Me?
When did you first realize you wanted to be an author?
In high School
How long did it take you to write your book(s)?
A year months with editing
What is your work schedule like when you're writing?
Was working full time
What would you say is your interesting writing quirk?
When writing by pen and paper I angle my paper at like a 45 degree angle for ease
Where do you get your information or ideas for your books?
Personal experience imagined conversations
What do you like to do when you're not writing?
Photograph nature, spend time with my family and friends, travel and explore beautiful spots in nature.
What does your family think of your writing?
What was one of the most surprising things you learned in creating your books?
Not all printers can work with different sized books and many schools prefer hardback books to paperback
Do you have any suggestions to help people become a better writer? If so, what are they?
To keep writing every day if you can. It helps to develop a habit even if it’s just one sentence. Also to read more and read different genres.
What do you think makes a good story?
A good story is engaging, relatable to its audience and exciting.
As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?
Wanted to be a comedian
What is your favorite book?
Secrets of Divine Love
Where do you live?
Please share 10 Random facts about yourself for your readers!
- I live on a small farm
- I’m married with two kids
- I’m Libyan American
- One of my favorite foods is Tacos
- I love the color red
- I LOVE the beach especially blue seas
- My favorite fruit is Pomegranate
- I want to travel the world
- I dislike shopping
- I enjoy the outdoors