Sue Wyshynski's writing style has been described as immersive, emotional, and action-packed.
According to Sue, "Writers must do more than write; they must try to speak to the hearts of the world."
The Butterfly Code, coming this fall, is Sue's first New Adult romantic suspense.
Sue wants to connect with you.
We posed 4 questions and asked Sue to come up with 5 answers.
They say what's in your purse says a lot about you. What 5 things are in your purse right now? (besides your phone/keys/wallet)
1. A pen and a notebook
2. Lip balm—right now I'm obsessed with EO balms.
3. Ice water spiked with lime in my stainless steel Contigo bottle
5. An audiobook cued up on my phone
In terms of this novel, what are 5 things you're grateful for?
1. Blogs and social media, because it's fantastic to be able to connect with readers.
2. The positive feedback I've had—that's always a gratifying relief.
3. My stand up desk with a view over the Pacific Ocean.
4. Being able to moan—or panic—to close family and friends!
5. My amazing professional support team: my writing colleagues, story editor, copy editor, cover designer, and my advance readers.
Tell us about your thoughts when you set out to create The Butterfly Code. Why do you write?
1. To let people feel.
2. To let people travel by looking at words.
3. To let people peer into a character's most intimate thoughts.
4. To build places, people, and dreams worth longing for.
5. To give people hope.
What are 5 things most readers will never know about The Butterfly Code?
1. My story-editor had me delete a whole character from this novel.
2. Certain elements of the book were written fairly quickly, yet one scene took over 6 months to complete.
3. My main character, Aeris Thorne, inspired me to pick up my violin, which I haven't played since youth orchestra.
4. Until I'd completed The Butterfly Code, I refused my husband's constant requests to let him read even a single word.
5. For 4 months, while plotting this novel, I was Shailene Woodley's stand-in on the George Clooney movie, The Descendants.