Category Archives: What inspires you?

For the Love of…Writing Resources, Part 1

I am a serious book nerd. There, I said it. Whew, it’s good to have that out in the ether. I have hundreds of fiction paperbacks in all kinds of genres. I probably have a hundred reference books about writing, … Continue reading

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Recovering from Surgery, the Blog Tour, and Upcoming Party By Susan Hanniford Crowley

Hi Everyone, I had surgery on Monday, which took one hour. It took 4 hours to wake me up afterward. I think I was the last one there. I went home with my husband and proceeded to have a really … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Disappearance of Susan

Here is the lilac bush my daugher, Sarah, planted for me having lilacs. I was so excited to see them on Memorial Day Weekend blooming. Sadly I got very sick the Sunday before Memorial Day Monday and had to go … Continue reading

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Free Comic Book Day – First Saturday in May! One of My Favorite Days!

Today is Free Comic Book Day! YAY!  It’s my favorite day and I’m telling you about the adventure to be had at my favorite comic book store. AJ’s Comics   To quote Dr. Stephen Strange “We’re in the Endgame now.” … Continue reading

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Finding Joy in Each New Day for Yourself

For many of us, the work day is crazy busy. We hardly have time to do anything for ourselves. For your well being, it is important to make time for yourself. This doesn’t have to be hard. Think fun and … Continue reading

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Drop, Drop, Drop! The Tiny Paranormal-Scope

This day will be brisk with raindrops. Remember to put out a spare cup of tea out for the little folk. They’re cold, too. While I am not qualified in any way to read neither stars nor planets, I am … Continue reading

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Don’t Let the World Dampen Your Holiday Spirit and A Contest, Too!

It’s pouring rain here. People are stressed and hurrying. My husband has been ill, and we’ve been running around between tests, doctor appointments, and spent some time in the ER. Things have arrived damaged or ruined, so I’ve been trying … Continue reading

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What’s In Your Favorite Book Box?

    I have a Favorite Book Box under my bed. The order of books don’t mean anything as they are all my favorites. I’m only showing you the first layer. Another time I’ll show you the next layer. So … Continue reading

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Calling the Costume Experts Regarding “The Hat”! Opinions requested!

  I am still an Undecided in the quest for the perfect Halloween costume. Last year I was a vampire. This year I toyed with the idea of being Louise from “Bob’s Burgers.” I love the pink bunny ears. But … Continue reading

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Joanne Guidoccio’s Positive Approach to Writing by Stacy Hoff

Hello Passionate Readers! Today I have author Joanne Guidoccio talking about her uniquely positive approach to writing. Affirmations for Writers During my cancer journey, I read Louise Hay’s book, You Can Heal Your Life, and developed an interest in affirmations. … Continue reading

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