Category Archives: RWA

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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This Horse Racing Book Just Crossed the Finish Line! By Stacy Hoff

The 142nd Kentucky Derby means more to me than merely watching a fantastic race–it marks my own, personal milestone. Not only as a spectator, but as a writer. This week I signed the contract with my publisher for my fourth … Continue reading

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I Have Signed A New Book Contract

I am ecstatic to announce that I have signed a contract with Soul Mate Publishing for Book 2 in the Arnhem Knights of New York series.  This book is about King Max’s daughter Noblesse. In the first book, readers meet … Continue reading

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Becoming Published, Part II by Stacy Hoff

When I was a young lawyer (almost twenty years ago) I wrote short fiction stories just for my own entertainment. My pieces were comical because surviving my combative profession always requires a few laughs. The stories were also therapeutic – … 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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RWA Nationals is Coming Up by Stacy Hoff

Last week I had peace and quiet to work on my latest manuscript. This week I’m preparing for wonderful chaos. I’m preparing for Romance Writers of America (RWA) national conference in New York City next week. I’ll be sad to … Continue reading

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Interview with Author Heather Novak by Stacy Hoff

Today I have a special guest, “New Adult” romance writer Heather Novak. Heather is Nights of Passion’s newest blogger. Yea! You can find her posts right here on Thursdays. I adore Heather—both professionally and personally (you can read why, below). … Continue reading

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