Category Archives: Promotion

Summer Progress (Sort of) by Stacy Hoff

I’ve been super busy this summer. It’s been hard to balance the needs of my family and my job. I’ve been leaving work early and still arriving late to pick up my kids from their summer programs. (Did I mention … Continue reading

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What’s In My Head May Not Be In Your Head. By Ripley Proserpina

Book covers. I rarely buy a book based on the book cover. I don’t expect the model on the front to match the characters in the story. My own book covers resemble my characters only broadly; they’re not dead ringers. … Continue reading

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Ding! Round 2! By Stacy Hoff

The bell has been dinged—it’s Round Two. Not for boxing, but for writing. Specifically my upcoming new release, BETTING ON LOVE IN VEGAS, which is book 1 of my brand new contemporary romance series. I got my “round two” manuscript … Continue reading

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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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