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Learning Ever After by Stacy Hoff

My debut romance novel, DESIRE IN THE EVERGLADES, went “live” on Amazon on Wednesday. Seeing my book’s cover by the iconic pictures of a shopping cart and smiling mouth was a fantasy come true. Mostly. I had always assumed that … Continue reading

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Author Anxiety, Part II – By Stacy Hoff

my debut novel, DESIRE IN THE EVERGLADES, is hard. As a mother, I can personally vouch releasing actual babies into the world is much less traumatizing. After all, what Facebook friend would post under my baby’s picture: “Your newest delivery … Continue reading

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Make Mistakes

Where there is a will there is a way. Everything happens for a reason. The only thing in life without resolution is death. These are just a few of the sayings I’ve come across in my life quest for knowledge … Continue reading

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Old Dog, New Social Media Tricks by Stacy Hoff

On the eve of my forty-fourth birthday, am I too old to learn social media? According to my twelve-year-old son, the answer is a resounding “yes.” Then again, he only cares about Instagram, so what the heck does he know? … Continue reading

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Writing, It’s More Than Entertainment

Why do so many of us write? Even more, why do so many of us writers strive to continually improve our writing? Most of us do it because we are storytellers at heart and it is a passion. Creating these … Continue reading

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Author Anxiety by Stacy Hoff

My romance novel’s release date is coming up. So is my lunch. Fear and anxiety is hard to suppress. Perhaps the real reason behind the panic of “will people like my book?” is that authors think book reviews and purchases … Continue reading

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Trifecta Personality Disorder by Stacy Hoff

I am a writer. Also a Wife. And a mother of two young boys. Suffering from a self-diagnosed condition, “Trifecta Personality Disorder.” Which part of me will ultimately gain prominence? Not sure. The race is still neck, and neck, and … Continue reading

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