Category Archives: Travel

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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The Joy of Books, Conferences and Research

There is nothing like the fragrance of newly printed books. It becomes even more joyful when they are yours. You want to skip and dance and dance and skip. I think you get the idea. In preparation for Confluence 1017 … 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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