Category Archives: Writer Workshops

What is Your Favorite Place?

I’ve traveled some and though there are remarkable places that could spar for the title of my favorite place, there is only one that has stayed in my heart since I was a little kid. This is Gillette Castle in … Continue reading

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Getting Published, Making Money & Falling Off a Cliff by Stacy Hoff

For most fiction writers I know (primarily in the women’s fiction and romance categories) becoming a published author is akin to running a marathon filled with buried land mines. For those aspiring to race on this crazy road anyway, I … Continue reading

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Women’s Weekend Writing Retreat!

I have invited Author Bobbi Lerman to tell us about her upcoming Women’s Weekend Writing Retreat and the purpose for it! I want to write… but the dishes are piling up. I want to write… but I have that huge … Continue reading

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Albacon 2016 in Albany, New York

This weekend I’m at Albacon 2016 in Albany, New York.  What is Albacon? It’s a convention of people who love science fiction, fantasy, and horror.  On Friday, it begins with the Writers Workshops.  I was on the editors panel as … Continue reading

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How Do You Pack for A Conference? Packing for Albacon!

I’m going to Albacon in Albany, New York which is on March 4-6th.  Why am I packing now? Well, I have different agendas. I’m going as a panelist, and I’m having a reading and book signing. Since I’m driving rather … Continue reading

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How Do I Get Rid of Pink Dyed Fingers?

There are many adventures to being an author. If you’re a parent or grandparent there are even more rather unique ones. To add to the festive occasion of a sleepover, my husband got pink and chocolate cupcakes from the bakery. … Continue reading

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What Were Your Favorite Things of 2015?

Everyone’s list will be different. But these were my favorite things in 2015? I’ve listed them randomly and not in order of importance! Irene’s Family Restaurant – I loved her holiday Italian cookies My grandgirls Hanging out with family Having … Continue reading

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