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Truckin’ by Stacy Hoff

I’m hauling around quite a load lately. Not a physical one—it’s nothing that can actually be loaded onto a truck. No, the way I would send this load won’t even require a full tank of gas. In fact, my delivery … Continue reading

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Happy Left Handers’ Day by Stacy Hoff

   Next week, Thursday, August 13th, is Left Handers’ Day. I’m right-handed, so why should I care? Let alone celebrate? Because “righties” can learn something from “lefties”—how to think on the right side of the brain. For those of you … Continue reading

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Time to Write (Ack!) by Stacy Hoff

It’s every writer’s dream to have quiet alone time to write. We beg, borrow and steal for free time. For me, this is especially true. I’m a wife, mom and full-time attorney. I’m also actively engaged in my professional writing … Continue reading

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Independence Day by Stacy Hoff

As we in America celebrate our independence from mother England, my kids are celebrating their independence from me. For the first time ever, my ten and thirteen year old boys are traveling without me or my husband. Of course, they’ll be … Continue reading

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Sweet Inspiration for the Writer by Stacy Hoff

Today being National Doughnut Day, I thought I’d wrote about sweet inspiration. When I’m desperate to find a Muse, I look towards the things closest to my heart. And one of those things is food. Specifically, decadent deserts! When I … Continue reading

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Part of the Pack—Writing in an Anthology by Stacy Hoff

How is it to write as part of a pack? When I was first invited by a group of best-selling authors—Stephanie Queen, Merry Holly, Bobbi Lerman and Gerri Brousseau—to join in their anthology, SEASON OF LOVE, my first thought was, … Continue reading

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Short Stories Are Like Smart Cars (And I’m Taking A Ride) by Stacy Hoff

Until I learned about the publishing industry, I had no idea that commercial fiction writing had so many rules. I struggled to learn the precise definitions of genre and sub-genre categories, as well as their prescribed word-counts. That was several … Continue reading

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