Category Archives: Gerri Brousseau

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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What’s on Your Christmas Wish List This Year?

Every year my family and friends make a wish list.   I’ll share mine if you share yours. 1. I recently read a writer’s blog which said don’t buy them any more journals.  I love journals and sketchbooks that are hard … Continue reading

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What I Learned This Week: Some Fun Things, Some Helpful by Susan Hanniford Crowley

This year has been a hard year for me. Everything worth doing was ten times harder than normal. I have a book in development, two needing rewrites and formatting to be re-published since I got the rights back on them. … Continue reading

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Paranormal Reads for Halloween by Stacy Hoff

In honor of Halloween coming up next Friday, I’m reading books that are paranormal—the polar opposite of my own genre, contemporary romance. I’m finding paranormal books to be a big relief because I can finally read in “off duty” mode. … 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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What A Writer Needs – Part 1

I’m pitch hitting for Gerri tonight due to an illness.  Which brings me to one of the most important things a writer needs in his or her life–sleep. Sleep restores us. It builds our energies. For some of us, sleep … Continue reading

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Nights of Passion Blog Birthday Bash with contests

Today is St. Valentine’s Day.  It’s also the birthday of Nights of Passion Blog.  The Passionate Crew is all here to celebrate and run contests with an assortment of prizes.  I have put out my cyber triple layer chocolate cake … Continue reading

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