Category Archives: publishing

Release Week Storm by Stacy Hoff

There’s a storm a’ brewin’. And it’s my anxiety. No matter how many times I have survived release day (three other times, to be exact), the roll-out process makes me a bit nuts. I have so much to do. So … 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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Book Launch Pre-Flight Check By Stacy Hoff

Often I feel like more of a pilot than I do an author. That’s because lately I’ve been running countless pre-flight checks for the launch of my new book, JOCKEYING FOR YOU. I’m running out of time! The book is … Continue reading

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Adventures in Publishing By Contemporary Romance Author RC Bonitz

Publishing barely entered my mind when I started my first book. You wrote, edited and submitted your manuscript to a publishing house, then kept your fingers crossed, right? Well, I did that and by gosh my book was accepted. It … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Ever Changing Finish Line by Stacy Hoff

A short while back, I wrote about the upcoming publication of my fourth novel, JOCKEYING FOR YOU http://wp.me/prBca-4vj.  The thrill of getting another book over the finish line has been a real high for me. This time more than any other. … 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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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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