Category Archives: Writer's Life

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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I’m Hearing Voices! by Gerri Brousseau

Goodness, is it Thursday already! The time seems to just fly by and before I know it, it’s time to write another blog article. I’ve had a super busy week this week. Last Saturday was my Grand-Daughter’s second birthday party … Continue reading

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A Meaningful Journey

This weekend I got a real treat. I got to go to the movie theater with my husband and see The Hundred Foot Journey. it may sound silly to call this a real treat, but any of you movie lovers with … 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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Be Happy

I’m not sure why but there seems to be a lot of focus on happiness these days. It could be the Pharrell Williams hit or the “minion song” as my toddler has dubbed it. It could be a documentary I … Continue reading

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Day Job vs. Night Job by Stacy Hoff

My day job is unlike my night job. By night, I write romance. By day, I’m a lawyer. Yup. Been one for two decades. Handling contracts. Negotiating deals. In other words, I’m as non-romance-y as one could be between the … Continue reading

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What It Takes

Writing is hard. A simple statement but a very true one as any of you writers out there can acknowledge. There is the whole craft of writing itself that is just plain difficult. You start out with a story that … Continue reading

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My first blog post by Stacy Hoff

Welcome to my very first post on Nights of Passion. I am excited to be here, and to meet all of you! Not only is this my first time posting here, it’s my first time blogging. Ever. (Gulp!) Coming up … Continue reading

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That Perfect Combination

I think latest estimates are around 7 billion and counting humans on earth and based on a quick Google search, there may be slightly more males than females in the world and of course we are all unique in our … Continue reading

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Symbolism in Writing

As a follow up to last week’s blog on the moon, I wanted to write a bit today about symbols overall in writing. I know they aren’t always easily noticeable but I happen to love symbols and other meanings in … Continue reading

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