Category Archives: Writer's Life

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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Tears for Feeling Better and Loving the Writing

I’ve been ill for three weeks and going to work each day at the day job and coming home to write a few words and collapse into bed.  I was beginning to think I would never get better.  But my … 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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The Mind of a Writer

Okay, I was going to title this blog after writers specifically, but after some thought it made sense to title this after all successful artists, especially as I would say writing is also an art. The reason I say successful … Continue reading

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Going Nuts and Doing a Giveaway at The Romance Studio!

Have you ever been sick, really sick and you’re supposed to sleep and relax and take the medicine and get well? But that entails taking it easy. Do you what happens to me when I sleep? I dream more story. … Continue reading

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