Thursday, August 13, 2015

Susan Spann

Susan Spann is a transactional attorney focusing on publishing law and a former law school professor. She has a deep interest in Asian culture and has studied Mandarin and Japanese. Her hobbies include Asian cooking, fencing, knife and shuriken throwing, traditional archery, martial arts, rock climbing, and horseback riding.

Spann's novels include Blade of the Samurai and Flask of the Drunken Master.

From her 2014 Examiner Q & A:
1. If you could go back in time and be any figure from history, who would it be?

Bucephalus – the beloved horse of Alexander the Great. I’d get to see plenty of history, be cared for like a king … and it wouldn’t bother me that they hadn’t yet invented indoor toilets.

2. What year in history would you have liked to live in?

One that involves indoor plumbing. I love medieval history, but I’m not a big fan of the chamber pot.

3. You're having a dinner party and you can invite 5 people from history, who would they be?

Assuming I’m also permitted translators: Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu, Genghis Khan, Sir Edmund Hillary, Joan of Arc, and...[read on]
Visit Susan Spann's website.

My Book, The Movie: Blade of the Samurai.

Writers Read: Susan Spann.

The Page 69 Test: Blade of the Samurai.

--Marshal Zeringue