​​     I grew up in beautiful northern Wisconsin. My brothers and sisters and I were raised in a home full of love, laughter and music, and surrounded by pine forests and countless lakes. It was truly a blessed childhood, and I've returned to the northwoods to raise my own family.

     Reading and storytelling were a big part of my childhood. My love for both was rekindled while raising my own three children. I quickly realized that I needed to be a part of the wonderful world of children's literature. So, I dove in headfirst and haven't stopped since!

​     Along with oodles of fellow children's authors and my incredibly supportive and talented critique groups, I've found the following organizations invaluable to me and my writing:  

A little about me...

 Susie Sawyer - Writing for Children