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Writing Advice From The Best (And Me) by Stacy Hoff

Lately, a few of my writer friends have asked me for some advice on how to get motivated writing. Considering I’ve been a bit of a slacker lately, I’m not sure I’m the best candidate to ask. Notwithstanding my questionable … Continue reading

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A Blizzard and Choices

For me, many things happen in Boston. For uncounted years, I went to Arisia, one of the biggest science fiction and fantasy conventions in the northern U.S. I still count it as my home con and try to go every … Continue reading

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Author Iuliana Foos & Romanian Inspiration by Stacy Hoff

 Hello Passionate Readers! Today I have author Iuliana Foos telling us about her new release—Bloodline Origins! Hello, and thank you for hosting me today. I am sure that every author out there, at some point, heard the question: Where do … Continue reading

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What Writers Can Learn From Artists About The Creative Process by Stacy Hoff

      Above picture: “Head” by Philip Guston (MoMA)   I visited New York City not too long ago. I traveled to the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). I did more than … Continue reading

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What Are Your Plans for Summer?

My summer is fille with plans like going to the beach. You’re looking at Ocean Beach in New London, Connecticut. I have finished the vampire romance after Vampire Princess of New York. The manuscript is done and submitted, so I … Continue reading

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How to Write A Fiction Novel, Part 4 – How To Avoid the Squishy Middle?

No, we’re not talking about diets. We are talking about the most fatal part of a book, the part where if it’s not interesting anymore, the reader closes it for another day. I was talking to a book reviewer about … Continue reading

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How to Write A Fiction Novel, Part 3 – Do Your Characters Breathe?

Is it the story or the characters that captures the hearts of readers? In talking to people, whenever they talk about a book or movie, they immediately mention the characters by name. The problem in the book may be important … Continue reading

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