Category Archives: Marian Lanouette

Authors’ Thoughts on Writing by Stacy Hoff

Today, Passionate readers, I’m firing questions at several writers. Each author appears in the newly released anthology SEASON OF SURPRISES. And each one talks about their own experience writing short holiday stories. What’s it take to create? Find out! By … Continue reading

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My First Facebook Party by Stacy Hoff

You are ALL invited to the BEACH READS & MORE Facebook Party   Friday, June 5 at 7:00pm – 9:30pm!!!!!   When I was asked by Merry Holly and Gerri Brousseau to contribute a romantic short story for their romance … 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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Cover Reveal by Stacy Hoff

What makes this—the cover for my third published work—so different than the other two is that this time, the cover was done by a consensus of authors. One of them being me. The cover design experience is very new to … 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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Interview with Romance Suspence Author Arlene Kay By Marian Lanouette

An artful combination of humor, sex and savagery make Arlene Kay’s mysteries unique. The published author of INTRUSION; DIE LAUGHING; The ABACUS PRIZE; and this year’s Boston Uncommon Series  (SWANN DIVE; MANTRAP; GILT TRIP; & SWANN SONG), is a former … Continue reading

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Snowstorms, Readings, Midnight Interviews, and A New Novel in Progress

Lately life has been a wild mix of snowstorms and the writer’s life.  The week before I was at a book reading and signing at the Whittemore Library in Naugatuck, CT.  It was lovely and had refreshments.  A big thank … Continue reading

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