Category Archives: Jenna Jaxon

Writer’s Retreat 2016 by Jenna Jaxon

For the past week I’ve been on retreat with my local RWA chapter, Chesapeake Romance Writers. This year, for the first time, we rented a house at the Outer Banks, up in Corolla, and some of us—including yours truly—got to … Continue reading

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Words That Make You Go Ewww! by Jenna Jaxon

I love words. We as authors are wordsmiths. Words are our livelihood. I love language and even though its rules sometimes makes me crazy, I really do enjoy putting words together in the best way to create stories from my … Continue reading

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Epilogues – Do Readers Want One? By Stacy Hoff

I am trying to wrap up my newest manuscript. But I wonder about how I’ll finally write “the end.” To me, a story isn’t finished when the “happily ever after” finally happens. I always find myself needing to craft an … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

In celebration of Mother’s Day, I’ve discovered quite a few very interesting facts about the holiday that I thought I’d share with you. 1) The creator of Mother’s Day, Anna Jarvis, became so disillusioned with the capitalism associated with the … Continue reading

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This Horse Racing Book Just Crossed the Finish Line! By Stacy Hoff

The 142nd Kentucky Derby means more to me than merely watching a fantastic race–it marks my own, personal milestone. Not only as a spectator, but as a writer. This week I signed the contract with my publisher for my fourth … Continue reading

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Perception: The Best or The Worst?

I’ve been struggling for a while with perception of my work. Not only everyone else’s perception of it but my own as well. And maybe particularly my own. Can writers view their work objectively? I’ll admit I’ve always struggled to … Continue reading

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Giveaway & Visit with Historical Romance Author Elaine Violette

Nights of Passion is excited to have Romance Author Elaine Violette with us today. Thank you for the kind invitation to tell your readers about my newest eBook, THE DIARY OF NARCISSA DUNN, to be released on May 1st and … Continue reading

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