Category Archives: Writer Workshops

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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Pi-Con Memories and Weird Research by Susan Hanniford Crowley

9Pi-Con was a blast. The Friday Writing Workshops was well received. The science fiction, fantasy and horror of the rest of the weekend was fun. Here are some photos!                       … Continue reading

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How to Pack for A Convention When You Drive to It by Susan Hanniford Crowley

Whether you go to RWA National, Pi-Con 9, or another convention, packing is key. You have probably heard that I’m going to Pi-Con 9, July 31-Aug.2, which starts off with the Friday Writers Workshops and then dives into the Science … Continue reading

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Life or Death Writing Prompt and an Upcoming Convention

In addition to writing and living life, writers are always studying the craft of writing. One of the hardest scenes to write is a convincing moment involving life or death. I was reading recently that the death should be either … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Valentine by Stacy Hoff

Valentine’s Day for me usually means spending time with my husband and family. But this Valentine’s Day I’ll also be spending it with other folks—an entire group of people in fact. Yes, that’s right, I’ll be at my CT RWA chapter … Continue reading

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Learning Ever After by Stacy Hoff

My debut romance novel, DESIRE IN THE EVERGLADES, went “live” on Amazon on Wednesday. Seeing my book’s cover by the iconic pictures of a shopping cart and smiling mouth was a fantasy come true. Mostly. I had always assumed that … Continue reading

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