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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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Announcing My New Series! by Stacy Hoff

On March 22nd, 2017,  my newest novel, BUILDING LOVE IN VEGAS, will be released by Soul Mate Publishing, Inc.! BUILDING LOVE IN VEGAS will book 1 of my brand new series, BUILDING LOVE. (A blurb for BUILDING LOVE IN VEGAS is … 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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Sprinting to Paperback by Stacy Hoff

My latest print release, JOCKEYING FOR YOU, has me thinking about print sales again. Especially since JOCKEYING’s print debut comes right on the heels of the print debut of DESIRE IN THE ARCTIC. http://wp.me/prBca-4RP If you’re published with a small press … Continue reading

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The Importance of Amazon Book Tags by Stacy Hoff

The conventional wisdom of the publishing industry is that authors should keep writing within one genre, and even sub-genre. That way, readers know what to expect from an author and will readily pick up the author’s next new book. The … 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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