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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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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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Summer Progress (Sort of) by Stacy Hoff

I’ve been super busy this summer. It’s been hard to balance the needs of my family and my job. I’ve been leaving work early and still arriving late to pick up my kids from their summer programs. (Did I mention … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July! How Are You Celebrating?

So much is happening in around the 4th of July for me! My book Vampire Princess of New York is being released in print. Keep an eye out for it on Amazon and Barnes and Nobles. As soon as I … Continue reading

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Do Words Move You?

Words, especially written words, have enduring power. It doesn’t matter whether it is a handwritten letter, an email, a sign, a poem, the words of a song, or a book. I’ve seen a person comforted by a genuinely written note … Continue reading

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Are You Successful? What Does that Mean?

  One of the things that stops us from doing the things we really want to do, the things we dream of, is when we compare ourselves to others. We are all different and that is wonderful. When you team … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung by Stacy Hoff

Here in the New England, spring has finally sprung. The first sign of spring, the forsythia bush, is as clear as a traffic signal, its bright yellow leaves ordering winter to stop. To me, a blooming forsythia bush means more … Continue reading

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