Category Archives: A writer’s life

The Cat That Reads Books

Two cats are part of my family. One is Buffy who I’ll talk about another time and she ran away when she saw I was taking photos, and there’s Bella. They are sisters and we got them from a cat … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th by Stacy Hoff

Today is Friday the 13th! Conventional wisdom dictates that I should hide under the table. Regardless, I am feeling brave. I’ve had a round of good luck in 2018. My horse racing romance, JOCKEYING FOR YOU, recently won the Gayle … Continue reading

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Gut Feelings

Somebody very wise once told me that the “feelings” we have—those stirrings in our gut about whether someone is good or not, whether something is right or not—come from years of experience and learning. Over time, I’ve learned too that … Continue reading

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The Author’s Cave

Sometimes a writer needs to get away from it all to finish that wonderful book in-progress. Why not a cave! The challenge with caves is bringing a generator to power your laptop, and then gas for the generator. Because you’d … Continue reading

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Writing Advice From The Best (And Me) by Stacy Hoff

Lately, a few of my writer friends have asked me for some advice on how to get motivated writing. Considering I’ve been a bit of a slacker lately, I’m not sure I’m the best candidate to ask. Notwithstanding my questionable … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July

I love the 4th of July as it is a wonderful reminder of the beauty of this country. I don’t want that statement to be mistaken as my saying this country is perfect—it isn’t and I happen to be in … Continue reading

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A Blizzard and Choices

For me, many things happen in Boston. For uncounted years, I went to Arisia, one of the biggest science fiction and fantasy conventions in the northern U.S. I still count it as my home con and try to go every … Continue reading

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