Suzan Tisdale – #GetLoud #StayLoud BSW005181002

Six figure, USA Today Bestselling author, storyteller and self described, “Cheeky” Wench, Suzan Tisdale, is not only famous for her well-written Scottish Historical Romance novels, but also for being a leader of the  Indie Resistance.

Show Highlights

  • Cockygate – Susan describes the history of the “cocky” scandal and how it still affects us today
  • Book Stuffing
  • Tiffanygate
  • “Surround and Suffocate” marketing strategies
  • “Also Bought” scams
  • KU (i.e., Kindle Unlimited) issues
  • Going Wide
  • FB Live episodes
  • Recommendations for writers.
  • How Suzan fell in love with Scottish Historical Romance
  • A “Lustful Thrusting” story that will make you giggle
  • How her first book accidentally skyrocketed
  • Using life themes in novels (e.g., alcoholism and rape)
  • What stories do for readers
  • Male readers
  • InD’Scribe Conference in October

Suzan Tisdale

USA Today Bestselling Author, storyteller and cheeky wench, SUZAN TISDALE lives in the Midwest with her verra handsome carpenter husband. All but one of her children have left the nest. Her pets consist of dust bunnies and a dozen poodle-sized, backyard-dwelling groundhogs – all of which run as free and unrestrained as the voices in her head. And she doesn’t own a single pair of yoga pants, much to the shock and horror of her fellow authors. She prefers to write in her pajamas.

Suzan writes Scottish historical romance/fiction, with honorable and perfectly imperfect heroes and strong, feisty heroines. And bad guys she kills off in delightfully wicked ways.

She published her first novel, Laiden’s Daughter, in December, 2011, as a gift for her mother. That one book started a journey which has led to twenty published titles. To date, she has sold more than 500,000 copies of her books around the world. They have been translated into four foreign languages (Italian, French, German, and Spanish.)

You will find her books in digital, paperback, and audiobook formats.


What is Suzan Reading Right Now?

Judith McNaught’s, A Kingdom of Dreams (The WestmorelanDynasty Saga Book 2)




Read Between the Vines (Suzan’s Wine and Book Club)

(with Tanya Anne Crosby and Kathryn Leveque)

Here’s the link.

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Suzan’s Favorite Cocktail

Lemondrop Martini’s are freaking awesome!  Link

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6 comments on Suzan Tisdale – #GetLoud #StayLoud BSW005181002

  1. Great tip from Suzan Tisdale, to go wide with our books. Also, the whole scandal of book stuffers, and the ridiculous copywriting of words. Learned a lot of new things about the politics of writing.

    1. admin says:

      Hi Debbie,
      I thought she was amazing. I learned a lot too. And I loved her storytelling.
      Thanks so much for stopping by Debbie. Much appreciated.
      all the best,

  2. Jodie Esch says:

    Fascinating! Her success with her first novel was mind-blowing. I also learned a lot more about the complex book publishing politics. A great podcast. Thanks.

    1. admin says:

      Hi Jodie,
      Thank you. I loved the story about Suzan’s first novel, as well. I went right out and bought it and wasn’t disappointed. Knowing the story behind it made it even better.
      I admire how aware she is of the publishing scams and her proactive way of dealing with them. We are lucky to have writers like her defending us.
      Thank you so much for listening to my podcasts and commenting. It means the world to me.
      See you between the lines,

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