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When An Author Regroups After Surgery

I was a little delusional. I thought to myself, okay, have the surgery and then while laid up write at maniac speed.  Pain, however, was a definite stumbling block. Pain killers also tend to blur the brain. Random falling asleep … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Juggling Act by Stacy Hoff

I know lots of writers. Tons. But out of all these authors I know, however, only a handful make enough money from writing to sustain themselves without additional income streams. This fiscal reality means that authors need to juggle full … Continue reading

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The Real World vs. the Writer’s World by Stacy Hoff

The Internet offers plenty of distractions from writing. Tons of websites provide viewers with a steady stream of world news. Some news is positive. Most news is negative. I try to be savvy about current events and yet still shut … Continue reading

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Catching My Breath by Stacy Hoff

Is it October already??? I have no idea where this fall has gone. Having two new book releases (JOCKEYING FOR YOU in e-book, and DESIRE IN THE ARCTIC in print) has been exhilarating, terrifying, but most of all, completely time-consuming. … Continue reading

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Author C.D. Hersh Speaks About Character Control by Stacy Hoff

Hello Passionate readers! Today I have husband & wife author team C.D. Hersh talking character mutiny! If you survive the uprising, read an excerpt of their new release at the end of this post! What to Do When Your Characters … Continue reading

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Back in the (Writing) Saddle by Stacy Hoff

  I love writing. But geez, writing is hard! Despite the fact I had a new release come out this past February (DESIRE IN THE ARCTIC), I am already working on another novel. Unfortunately, my draft is progressing at the … Continue reading

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Writing Despite My Terrible Week by Stacy Hoff

This week was awful. My iPhone and wallet were stolen right off my desk at work. (Yes, we had “office visitors” that day. No, the police have not made any arrests yet.) I spent hours recreating what was lost. I went … Continue reading

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