Category Archives: Writing Topics

Do We Take Words For Granted?

I think the answer for many to my above title/question would be “yeah, I guess” but I’d also say that many times we don’t even realize when we are taking words for granted. I have a presentation this week and … Continue reading

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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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How Much is Your Dream Worth to You?

I’m a published author. I’ve been traditionally published in fantasy years ago in anthologies. I’ve been published by two small publishers in romance, and I’ve republished books when I have received the rights back. Quite a while back, I was … 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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The Bare Complexities

The world of books is vastly complex – perhaps more complex than it need be. As I read The New York Times’ article In Latest Volley Against Amazon, Hachette’s Writers Target Its Board, I can’t help but shake my head … Continue reading

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When Love Survives and Remembering by Susan Hanniford Crowley

When Love Survives is the first book in my original series Vampires in Manhattan.  It’s interesting in that the principal vampire in it plays an important but secondary role. My main characters are a young woman named Regina who is … 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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