Category Archives: courage

Dyslexia, Writing, and Me by Stacy Hoff

Lately, I’ve seen dyslexia related issues appear on social media more and more. I’m glad for the increase in awareness. For me, the issue of dyslexia is personal. I am dyslexic. My middle school age son is also dyslexic. Not … Continue reading

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No More Shadows

Good morning, and Happy Groundhog Day. Ah, I almost forgot what today is until someone reminded me. I’m sure we’re all quite familiar with the tradition and folklore surrounding the day. Can you believe we’ve been calling up on the … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays by Stacy Hoff

Happy holidays, Passionate readers! This year the calendar is giving everyone a gift – Chanukah (12/24), Christmas (12/25), and Kwanzaa (12/26), can finally be celebrated at the same time. I truly hope these celebrations have people, familities, communities, and nations, … Continue reading

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Becoming Published, Part II by Stacy Hoff

When I was a young lawyer (almost twenty years ago) I wrote short fiction stories just for my own entertainment. My pieces were comical because surviving my combative profession always requires a few laughs. The stories were also therapeutic – … Continue reading

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Contest and Visit with Contemporary Romance Author Barbara Wallace

Often when I tell people I write for Harlequin’s Romance line, they respond, “Oh, my grandmother used to read those”.  I bet they did – Harlequin’s Romance line is the original Harlequin Romance, birthplace of Betty Neels. Guess what though?  … Continue reading

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Free Book and Visit with Romance Author Tawny Weber

Guilty Summer Pleasures     There is something about summer that makes me think pleasure. Actually, almost any season has it’s pleasures, but Summer Pleasures are a little hotter.  Especially the guilty ones.  Like ice cream sundaes, icy margaritas and skinny dipping … Continue reading

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Rough Crossing

My galpal Miss Wendy and I tried to do the overnight B&B trip to Inishmore, one of the Aran Islands. We got up early Tuesday to go get our tickets for the ferry and make arrangements. The woman at the … Continue reading

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