Category Archives: inspiration

Ryan Jo Summers’ Novels are Inspired by Stacy Hoff

 Hello Passionate readers! Today I have on a guest—author Ryan Jo Summers! She’s talking about what inspires her to write her novels. Read on to learn about  the surprising things that trigger her imagination! Writers are frequently asked where we … Continue reading

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Let’s go to Provence! by Guest Author Jamie K. Schmidt

Hello Passionate Readers! Today I’m giving my Friday forum to USA TODAY best-selling author Jamie K. Schmidt. I’m glad to say I know Jamie personally. She is not only an active member in my Romance Writers of America (RWA) chapter, … 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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A Bit of Skill Makes the Difference

Okay, so perhaps I should clarify the title. I’m not saying that a teensy bit of skill is all it takes, although it does depend on what we are talking about. I’m mainly talking about writing, but beyond that there … Continue reading

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A Fight Worth Fighting

As I write this, I’ve got a gazillion things floating through my mind. A co-worker of mine seems to be having a tough time of it and as I wonder why she puts up with it all, I can’t help … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day’s Medieval History

Hallmark and Cadbury might seem to have a lock on the holiday now, but Valentine’s Day celebrations can be traced directly to Geoffrey Chaucer. While the feast day of the martyred Roman saint gives the occasion its name, Geoff was … Continue reading

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Interview with DC Juris

by C. Margery Kempe I’m pleased to welcome DC Juris to Nights of Passion. DC’s new book is 137 Owens Street: Matthew is going insane. But the man reaching out to Matthew in his visions might be his only chance to … Continue reading

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