Category Archives: Writing Craft

A Writing Prompt to Inspire Creativity By Susan Hanniford Crowley

The power of the storm and what it can do to our lives is amazing. As I write this, a half a million people in Connecticut are still in the dark from Tropical Storm (with more attitude than people expected) … Continue reading

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For the Love of…Writing Resources, Part 2

Today, I continue my list of favorite writing resources. If you missed Part 1, here’s the link: https://nightsofpassion.wordpress.com/2020/02/20/for-the-love-ofwriting-resources-part-1/ Before I start, I want to reiterate that the books and classes and articles listed in this series of blog posts have … Continue reading

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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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How I Survive Migraine-Fried Brain By Susan Hanniford Crowley

My doctor has told me that whenever there is a snowstorm or rain, his phone rings off the hook with calls for help from his migraine suffering patients. I know that I feel it in my head when the barometric … Continue reading

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For the Love of Humor

by Artemis Crow In my opinion, humor is one our most important and effective tools in our writing; it certainly is a great relief valve in our daily life. Whether in the face of great despair or dealing with the … Continue reading

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Nights of Passion – Blog Reconstruction News! Pass It On!

  Currently Nights of Passion blog will be undergoing through changes and renovations. Nights of Passion will expand to include the passions that often happen at night such as Mystery, Science Fiction and Fantasy.  Some new authors will be joining … Continue reading

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April Fool’s Day Paranormal-Scope

Have fun today! But don’t believe everything! While I am not qualified in any way to read neither stars nor planets, I am intimately linked to the paranormal in the world in many ways. So are you. The paranormal-scope is … 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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I Have Typed The End, Therefore Dancing Is In Order!

There is a part of me that is happy, that I’ve finished my latest novel. That part is dancing. The book is in the hands of others now examining it for errors and inconsistencies. Another part of me wondered, “What … Continue reading

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Book Signing on my Wedding Anniversary by Susan Hanniford Crowley

My husband is a sweetheart. Not only is he going with me to the conference, but today it’s our wedding anniversary. Book Signing: Today (Saturday afternoon, March 10) from 1-1:15  Autographing Session (I will also sign books people bring from home, … Continue reading

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