Category Archives: What inspires you?

A Writing Prompt or Time to Relax by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I know everyone has been stressed out lately and well, going into the holiday, that’s not good for anyone. Thank you to the MRM Team for “Dreaming In The Moonlight,” courtesy of them and YouTube. https://soundcloud.com/grey-houston/dreaming-in-the-moonlight You can use this … Continue reading

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Why I Wrote When Love Survives

Most authors have one book, sometimes more, that hurts them to write. Currently the book that hurt me the most to write was When Love Survives. I dream all my books. This one I dreamt after the event. In life, … Continue reading

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What Are Your Favorite Summer Movies?

Summer is a time to kick back and take it easier. With the July 4th weekend, there will be beach parties and barbecues throughout the United States. I will enjoy my air conditioning and watch movies. Lately I haven’t had … 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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Ryan Jo Summers’ Novels are Inspired by Stacy Hoff

 Hello Passionate readers! Today I have on a guest—author Ryan Jo Summers! She’s talking about what inspires her to write her novels. Read on to learn about  the surprising things that trigger her imagination! Writers are frequently asked where we … Continue reading

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Take a Bite Out of Life Florida Style!

Life takes us to unexpected places, so I’m writing to you from Florida. This is the first time in 16 years that my husband and I have been alone on a vacation. Being the endless romantic I asked him what … Continue reading

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Back in the (Writing) Saddle by Stacy Hoff

  I love writing. But geez, writing is hard! Despite the fact I had a new release come out this past February (DESIRE IN THE ARCTIC), I am already working on another novel. Unfortunately, my draft is progressing at the … Continue reading

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