Privacy Policy


This policy discloses the privacy practices for the website This privacy policy applies solely to information collected herein. If you have any questions about this policy, email your questions and/or comments to me at dogmysteries [at]

This policy is effective as of May 25, 2018. As this policy is subject to change to remain in compliance with all relevant regulations, please check this page frequently to ensure you are familiar with its current content.

This website is developed using WordPress, an open source website creation tool. manages the data. It is my understanding that the WordPress platform is compliant with the EU General Data Protection Regulation. To read the regulation in its entirety, visit

To read the policies relevant to this website, see the following:



You may voluntarily provide personal information, such as your name, email address, or website, either by following this website or by posting a comment. I do not personally maintain a list of names, email information, mailing addresses, or any other personal information you may voluntarily provide.

Data collected automatically when you visit this website may include the type of browser and operating system you are using and the domain name of your Internet service provider. This information is not linked to any personal data you may provide.

If you comment on any blog post or page (and I hope you will!), I will respond to you in that venue. If you send an email, I will respond to that email address.  I will not sell or share your personal information with any third party.

If you email a photograph or other image, that photograph or image will be added to the slideshows visible on this website. You retain full ownership of any photograph or image you voluntarily provide. See “Copyright Policy” below for more information. You retain full ownership of any photograph or image you voluntarily provide. See “Copyright Policy” below for more information.

If you participate in drawings for autographed copies of books or other promotional items, the personal information you provide will be used only for sending you the related promotional items as applicable.

If you follow this website, you agree to be notified when new content is posted. You can stop following this website at any time using the “manage” link that’s included under “You Are Following This Blog” text box on the website’s home page.

I do not maintain a mailing list, nor do I offer a newsletter or other communications via email. I do not send unsolicited emails.

I do not allow unsolicited paid advertisements or articles on my website. I do include links to bookstores and other sites which may sell my books and books by other authors. I include links to various sites related to fiction, writing, dogs, the Ozarks, regional points of interest, resource links related to key themes and plots used in my writing, and books in general. Some posts feature information and links related to authors, publishers, booksellers, and other individuals or organizations within the writing and publishing industry. I have no control over the content, privacy policies, or copyright policies of linked sites.


 Unless otherwise specified, all content on this site is copyright protected. All creative works copyright © Susan Holmes, 2013-2022. When material copyrighted by others is used in this website, that original owner retains all rights.

Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express written permission from this blog’s owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided full credit is given to Susan Holmes with appropriate and specific direction and links to as well as appropriate and specific direction and links to the original content.

If you have questions about this privacy policy or the copyright policy, please email me at dogmysteries [at]