Category Archives: the romance of life

Writing the Moment by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I’m very excited I’m writing the most crucial scene in my next novel.  I was stuck for a while and went back in and edited up to the point. Still stuck, I did massive research on the history that affects … Continue reading

Posted in A Vampire for Christmas, Norse, paranormal, paranormal romance, romance, romance novels, Susan Hanniford Crowley, the romance of life, The Stormy Love Life of Laura Cordelais, vampire books, Vampire David Hilliard, Vampire King of New York, Vampire King of New York In Print, Vampire Maximillion Vander Meer, vampires, Viking, What inspires you?, Writer's Life, Writing Exercises, writing prompt, Writing Topics, Yule | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Should You Write What You Love or Follow the Trends?

This is the question all fiction authors are confronted with in their careers. There isn’t an easy answer. When a particular genre or type of novel is in the limelight, a lot of publishers and authors rush to try to get a piece … Continue reading

Posted in A Vampire for Christmas, Business, Max Vander Meer, romance, romance novels, Susan Hanniford Crowley, the romance of life, The Stormy Love Life of Laura Cordelais, vampire books, Vampire David Hilliard, Vampire King of New York, Vampire King of New York In Print, Vampire Maximillion Vander Meer, vampires, What inspires you?, Writer's Life, Writing Craft, Writing Topics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Come and See Susan Hanniford Crowley at Pi-Con in Windsor Locks, CT July 31-Aug 2!

Hi, I’m going to be at New England’s Friendliest Little Convention:  Pi-Con.  Let me give you the scoop. 9Pi-Con: July 31-August 2, 2015 The Location: Sheraton Hotel at Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, CT I’m going to be found in … Continue reading

Posted in A Vampire for Christmas, Norse, paranormal, paranormal romance, romance, romance novels, Susan Hanniford Crowley, the romance of life, The Stormy Love Life of Laura Cordelais, vampire books, Vampire David Hilliard, Vampire King of New York, Vampire King of New York In Print, Vampire Maximillion Vander Meer, vampires, Viking, What inspires you?, Writer's Life, Writing Exercises, writing prompt, Writing Topics, Yule | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Do Women Want A Knight? What Kind of Knight Would You Want? Answer the Poll. – Susan Hanniford Crowley

That’s a good question. When a women is reading a romance novel, what does she really want? I know in this day and age, speaking honestly, we have to rescue ourselves a lot of the time. A woman can’t rely … Continue reading

Posted in A Vampire for Christmas, Max Vander Meer, Norse, paranormal, paranormal romance, Poll, romance, romance novels, Susan Hanniford Crowley, the romance of life, The Stormy Love Life of Laura Cordelais, vampire books, Vampire David Hilliard, Vampire King of New York, Vampire King of New York In Print, Vampire Maximillion Vander Meer, vampires, Viking, Yule | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Listening to the Dark and Writing by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I’m not as bad as I used to be. I could stay up writing until 2 am, and still wake up and meet the world at 7 am. Now I’m likely if I make the other side of midnight. Writers … Continue reading

Posted in A Vampire for Christmas, Norse, paranormal, paranormal romance, romance, romance novels, Susan Hanniford Crowley, the romance of life, The Stormy Love Life of Laura Cordelais, vampire books, Vampire David Hilliard, Vampire King of New York, Vampire King of New York In Print, Vampire Maximillion Vander Meer, vampires, Viking, What inspires you?, Writer's Life, Writing Exercises, writing prompt, Writing Topics, Yule | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Writing Unique Characters and Assorted Sundries by Susan Hanniford Crowley

As you’ve probably noticed Nights of Passion is going through changes.  We’ve welcomed Heather Novak as our Thursday author-in-residence. More and more romance authors are coming to be interviewed by the Passionate crew. We take the craft of writing seriously … Continue reading

Posted in A Vampire for Christmas, dreams, Max Vander Meer, Norse, paranormal, paranormal romance, romance, romance novels, Susan Hanniford Crowley, the romance of life, The Stormy Love Life of Laura Cordelais, vampire books, Vampire King of New York, Vampire Maximillion Vander Meer, vampires, Viking, Writing Exercises, writing prompt, Writing Topics, Yule | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Flowers in Romance: What Are Your Favorite Flowers?

I love flowers. Certain ones are very close to me. We see them all the time in romance novels, but do you know why an author chooses a particular bloom or bouquet?  Flowers are still quite the secret language. Many … Continue reading

Posted in A Lesson in Love, A Vampire for Christmas, Flowers, Norse, paranormal, paranormal romance, romance, romance novels, Susan Hanniford Crowley, the romance of life, The Stormy Love Life of Laura Cordelais, vampire books, Vampire David Hilliard, Vampire King of New York, Vampire King of New York In Print, Vampire Maximillion Vander Meer, vampires, Viking, Writer's Life, Yule | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments