Category Archives: writing life

NaNoing My Way Into 2018…A Reboot

I can’t believe it’s already October! Is it just me, or has this year flown by? Well, November is coming up in a few weeks, which means I’ll have my fingers flying for NaNoWriMo. National Novel Writing Month is something … Continue reading

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Necessary Distractions for Healing the Heart

With the passing of my father, his wake and a funeral, it was comforting to receive hugs, love and condolences from family and friends, and I thank everyone.  On the right is a bouquet from my colleagues at work. Still … Continue reading

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Creating A Book Series by Stacy Hoff

Writing life. Gotta love it. If you think coming up with a plot line for a single novel is hard, try conceiving numerous plot lines for a multi-book series.      What was my initial reaction to writing a series? Yeah, … Continue reading

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Location As Inspiration by Stacy Hoff

People ask me all the time how I chose the unique locations for my novels. Some of the locations I’ve picked were perfect for action and adventure, such as the Arctic Circle and the Everglades (DESIRE IN THE ARCTIC and … Continue reading

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On The Road—And On The Shelves by Stacy Hoff

  I just got back from my summer vacation. I went with my family to Saratoga Springs, New York. We went for fun, food and frolic. But I also went there to say “hi” to some important people—people who have … 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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Belle Ami’s Take-Away From RWA’s 2017 Conference by Stacy Hoff

Hello Passionate readers! Today on Nights of Passion I have author Belle Ami talking about her experience at the 2017 Romance Writers of America annual convention. I was sad to miss RWA’s mega meeting this year (affectionately called “Nationals” by … Continue reading

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