Category Archives: problem-solving, stress, writing, journal, diary, resolve, worked, relax.

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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What I Have Learned So Far – Sharing Secret Two!

Secret Two was hard won and hard to believe at first.  Change can be hard to take and at times we’re just not ready for it. What do you do? I learned recently from a very creative and long-time bestselling … Continue reading

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September Blues & All That Comes With It by Stacy Hoff

A few weeks ago my butt was in a beach chair. Sadly, that beach chair has been packed away. Saying goodbye to August was hard. For me, the eighth month brings more than summer, it brings freedom. Freedom from helping … Continue reading

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Author Anxiety by Stacy Hoff

My romance novel’s release date is coming up. So is my lunch. Fear and anxiety is hard to suppress. Perhaps the real reason behind the panic of “will people like my book?” is that authors think book reviews and purchases … Continue reading

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Contest and a Moment to Relax with Susan and Max by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I really need to relax. Max puts out the loungers on my back deck next to the refreshments and we recline. Thursday we had a tornado. A small one but it caused damage just the same ripping garages, barns and … Continue reading

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