Susan K. Beatty is passionate about finding courage through faith and grit, particularly through the trials of breast cancer. Her daughter is a metastatic breast cancer thriver and has been an inspiration for her writing. Susan retired from a full-time job in 2017 and is now pursuing a novel-writing career. Her first novel, Faces of Courage, is in revision. Susan is the author of An Introduction to Home Education manual, was the assistant director of the SoCal Christian Writers’ Conference, and is the president of her local ACFW-OC Chapter. She is a professional writer/journalist. Susan is proof you can begin a writing career after age seventy.