Category Archives: Romantic Places

My Own Caribbean Nights by Stacy Hoff

News of Puerto Rico’s devastation from September’s Hurricane Maria had been difficult to watch. I hope this magnificent island keeps on recovering. I feel connected to PR; I must have visited at least a half-dozen times. I’ve been going there … Continue reading

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Location As Inspiration by Stacy Hoff

People ask me all the time how I chose the unique locations for my novels. Some of the locations I’ve picked were perfect for action and adventure, such as the Arctic Circle and the Everglades (DESIRE IN THE ARCTIC and … Continue reading

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Ever Glad in the Everglades by Stacy Hoff

Recently I guest-blogged in BTS eMag (Book & Trailer Showcase E-Magazine) about how writers tackle story location http://bit.ly/1HkpC3o & http://bit.ly/1Sx9tK7. I’m glad to say that just a few days ago I was able to re-visit one of the locations I … Continue reading

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Location, location, location by Stacy Hoff

    The old adage in real estate is well known: the best way to select property is by considering three things – location, location, location. Does this principle hold true for writers? In order to find the perfect location … Continue reading

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Let’s go to Provence! by Guest Author Jamie K. Schmidt

Hello Passionate Readers! Today I’m giving my Friday forum to USA TODAY best-selling author Jamie K. Schmidt. I’m glad to say I know Jamie personally. She is not only an active member in my Romance Writers of America (RWA) chapter, … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned: Secret #16: Why Would You Go to Paris?

Yes, I’ve been dreaming of Paris, which means my characters are on there way.  What does that mean?  I have to watch what they’re up too.  Is it sightseeing?  Shopping?  The great food?  Is it about amour or is it … Continue reading

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Luau Friday and lots of treats.

                                                                                                                                                                                           ROBIN COVINGTON https://www.facebook.com/#%21/RobinCovingtonRomanceAuthor http://robincovingtonromance.com/ https://twitter.com/#%21/RobinCovington http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5812874.Robin_Covington http://books.usatoday.com/happyeverafter/index http://romanceuniversity.org/   Let start the Luau now. Don’t you just feel the warm ocean breeze as the fire dancers perform. Tropical Drink (my favorite) 1 cup of strawberries or blueberries 1 … Continue reading

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