Category Archives: Promotion

A Happy Thanksgiving Paranormal-Scope

Thanksgiving in the United States is meant to be a holiday of gratitude. The pilgrims of Plimouth Plantation had been dying. When they celebrated, they were thankful for those still alive (approximately half had perished) and for the help of … Continue reading

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Why Print Books Will Never Leave Me Cold by Stacy Hoff

  A while back, an author I know posted a link to an article saying that the future of print books is actually a lot less dim than had been predicted (http://mentalfloss.com/article/85655/readers-still-prefer-physical-books-digital). I was glad to read that perspective because I … Continue reading

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Excerpts for New Releases – Do They Help? By Stacy Hoff

I think I have a bad marketing instinct. It never occurs to me to post excerpts of my upcoming new releases. I have, however, provided excerpts to blog sites I visit, but only when specifically asked by the blog host. … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal by Stacy Hoff

Of all the posts I do for Nights of Passion, cover reveals are my favorite. Cover reveals are my time to celebrate a melding of two arts – visual art and the art of writing. Seeing how a graphic designer … Continue reading

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Getting Published, Making Money & Falling Off a Cliff by Stacy Hoff

For most fiction writers I know (primarily in the women’s fiction and romance categories) becoming a published author is akin to running a marathon filled with buried land mines. For those aspiring to race on this crazy road anyway, I … Continue reading

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All Aboard for Blog Tours by Stacy Hoff

I’ve recently launched my newest release, DESIRE IN THE ARCTIC. In order to promote it I had to do everything  under the sun marketing-wise. Technically, this should have been no big deal for me. After all, ARCTIC is my fifth book … Continue reading

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A Williamsburg Christmas, Part 2

As I told you last week, my family lives only about 20 minutes from Colonial Williamsburg, which is decorated beautifully this time of year. I’m continuing with pictures from the little trip my daughter and I took last week to … Continue reading

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