Category Archives: Writing Exercises

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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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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Reviews… BLURB!! by Ripley Proserpina

In the old days, when there were only bookstores and the library, I bought books based on blurbs. It was all I had to go on. Every so often the librarian would say, “You liked Wait ’Til Helen Comes… how about … 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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Author Rhonda Frankhouser Solves “Writer’s Back” by Stacy Hoff

 Hello Passionate Readers! Summer is usually a great time to relax. But for those of us who suffer from back pain, especially us writers, relaxation is not that easy. Here’s author Rhonda Frankhouser to tell us how to to avoid … Continue reading

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Twitter Pitching For Authors by Stacy Hoff

Lately I’ve been running some workshops for my writers’ groups, speaking about effective Twitter use for authors. My classes have ranged from the basics to more advanced. The most helpful news to my audience, however, has been about Twitter pitch … Continue reading

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Back in the (Writing) Saddle by Stacy Hoff

  I love writing. But geez, writing is hard! Despite the fact I had a new release come out this past February (DESIRE IN THE ARCTIC), I am already working on another novel. Unfortunately, my draft is progressing at the … Continue reading

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