Suzette Martinez Standring

Author, Syndicated Columnist, GateHouse Media, Cable TV Host  
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  Suzette Martinez Standring is syndicated with GateHouse Media.  She is an award winning author and the host and producer of a
Cable TV show.  She teaches column writing workshops at universities and national conferences.
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                               Cable TV Show:  It's All Write With Suzette

 It's All Write With Suzette is a half-hour show about the craft of writing where well-known authors, columnists, and bloggers share their works and writing process.  Discover tips and insights into various genres of writing, such as mystery, sports, humor, biography and more.  
Originally aired on Milton (MA) Cable Access TV, find on-line episodes on vimeo and youtube by searching "Suzette Standring."   Here are some sample shows:

Award winning mystery writer HALLIE EPHRON talks about There Was An Old Woman
SportsCenter 5 BOB HALLORAN talks about Impact Statement:  A Family's Fight for Justice Against Whitey Bulger, Stephen Flemmi, and The FBI
Sports writer MIKE VEGA of the Boston Globe shares stories about covering famous athletes.

Suzette writes a twice monthly spirituality column for The Patriot Ledger, which is carried nationally by GateHouse Media. Her columns are also carried on The Huffington Post.  She won First Place for Online, Multimedia, Blogs (category: under 100,000 circulation) in the 2013 Column Writing Competition for the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. (The winner for over 100,000 was the late Roger Ebert. What an honor to be his bookend!)

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This is how to create commentary that will stand out.  Longtime opinion columnists who have won the Pulitzer Prize and journalism's highest awards share insights into their early career struggles, how they overcome naysayers, often by pioneering new territory in opinion writing.  Discover insights and writing strategies.  The Art of Opinion Writing blends inspiration and practical advice from award winning opinion writers with career longevity.  Buy it on Amazon
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  • Dave Astor 
  • Joel Brinkley 
  • Ellen Goodman 
  • Mark Hopkins 
  • Derrick Z. Jackson 
  • Robert C. Koehler 
  • Dave Lieber 
  • Michael R. Masterson 
  • Clarence Page 
  • Kathleen Parker 
  • Connie Schultz 
  • Jeffrey L. Seglin 
  • Cal Thomas 
  • Lynn Varner 
  • Joanna Weiss

With humorist Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel, original writer for Saturday Night Live, at the 2013 National Society of Newspaper Columnists' conference in Hartford. They co-authored the book, Lunatics.  Dave received the NSNC's Ernie Pyle Lifetime Achievement Award and was introduced by his good friend, Alan Zweibel.

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