Category Archives: romance

The Weirdness of Editing A Book by Susan Hanniford Crowley

What is weird about editing?  It’s the funny things authors do that they hope their editors catch and readers never see.  Before my editor sees my novel, I go over it with a fine tooth comb. Here’s are some of … Continue reading

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The End of Summer by Stacy Hoff

In just a few days my kids will be back to school. My brief time off with them over, as I go back to work. I hate the end of summer. At least I can look back on July and … Continue reading

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Social Media Mixer by Heather Novak

According to the highly educational and never incorrect* website known as Wikipedia, a “cocktail party mixer” is defined as: A cocktail party organized for purposes of social or business networking is called a mixer. *dramatization That sounds a lot like … Continue reading

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Taming The Monster Box Set by Mandy Rosko

I am so excited for this I can hardly contain myself, and when I’m on the tail end of a cold, that might not look like a lot, but trust me that it is :D This time last year I … Continue reading

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It’s A Downpour Paranormal-Scope

Life is about to downpour on all of us. Do you have an umbrella? While I am not qualified in any way to read neither stars nor planets, I am intimately linked to the paranormal in the world in many … Continue reading

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Nearing the End of A Manuscript and The Story-in-Waiting

I’m working on the most important scene in the book. So many pieces come together here. Everything hinges on a decision that the hero must make. It makes me shake and pace. I have paced a lot doing this one … Continue reading

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Truckin’ by Stacy Hoff

I’m hauling around quite a load lately. Not a physical one—it’s nothing that can actually be loaded onto a truck. No, the way I would send this load won’t even require a full tank of gas. In fact, my delivery … Continue reading

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