Susan Lynn Meyer

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For Readers of Skating with the Statue of Liberty: the Double V Campaign

The Double V Campaign

A Guest Post by Educator Catherine Maryse Anderson

 

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Double V Logo

Today we are surrounded by logos and slogans designed to capture our attention, draw us to a product, or encourage our participation in a … Read More

Posted on 03/09/2017 06:00 am | Leave a comment
 

Refugee’s Daughter: The Story Behind BLACK RADISHES and SKATING WITH THE STATUE OF LIBERTY

I’m the daughter of a child refugee.

My widowed grandmother came here with her two children in November of 1942, making them among the last Jews to escape from Nazi-occupied France.  They had been helped by HIAS, the Hebrew Immigrant … Read More

Posted on 02/20/2017 06:09 pm | 12 Comments
 

For Readers of Skating with the Statue of Liberty: Mr. Quong’s Hand Laundry

In Skating with the Statue of Liberty, Gustave gets his first job in America working as a delivery boy for Mr. Quong’s Hand Laundry.  This comes pretty directly from my father’s life–he too worked for the Chinese laundry across … Read More

Posted on 06/26/2016 06:21 pm | Leave a comment
 

Writing Prompt Friday

I post writing prompts here on Fridays.  Most will work for fiction writers and memoirists and for both kids and adults.  To surprise yourself, when you are ready to commit to writing, scroll down past the photo for a writing … Read More

Posted on 06/10/2016 05:00 am | Leave a comment
 

Writing Prompt Friday

I post writing prompts here on Fridays.  Most will work for fiction writers and memoirists and for both kids and adults.  To surprise yourself, when you are ready to commit to writing, scroll down past the photo for a writing … Read More

Posted on 06/03/2016 05:00 am | 2 Comments
 

Writing Prompt Fridays

I post writing prompts here on Fridays.  Most will work for fiction writers and memoirists and for both kids and adults.  To surprise yourself, when you are ready to commit to writing, scroll down past the photo for a writing … Read More

Posted on 04/29/2016 05:00 am | Leave a comment
 

Writing Prompt Fridays

I post writing prompts here on Fridays.  Most will work for fiction writers and memoirists and for both kids and adults.  To surprise yourself, when you are ready to commit to writing, scroll down past the photo for a writing … Read More

Posted on 04/22/2016 05:00 am | Leave a comment
 

Writing Prompt Fridays

I post writing prompts here on Fridays.  Most will work for fiction writers and memoirists and for both kids and adults.  To surprise yourself, when you are ready to commit to writing, scroll down past the photo for a writing … Read More

Posted on 04/15/2016 05:00 am | Leave a comment
 

My First Copies of Skating With the Statue of Liberty Arrive!

Something amazing has happened—the first copies of my new book, Skating With the Statue of Liberty came in the mail!Skating photo 1

 

As it happened, they arrived in the middle of a freak spring snowstorm, so it is really lucky that … Read More

Posted on 04/06/2016 12:00 am | Leave a comment
 

Welcome to my blog

I’ll be posting here about the books I’m reading and writing and the history behind them.

If I have some exciting news about my writerly life, I may put that up sometimes too.

On Fridays, I’ll post writing prompts for … Read More

Posted on 02/01/2016 06:05 pm | Leave a comment