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Truth is Stranger Than Fiction by Ripley Proserpina

For some of the books I’ve written, the main character is the impetus for writing. I’ll think—what if someone was walking by an alleyway and found a baby? And then I’m off and running. The Searchers, my reverse harem series, … Continue reading

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How NaNoWriMo 2016 Worked Out For Me by Stacy Hoff

My writer friends and I always talk about our progress, which is not surprising. The writing community is small, passionate, helpful, and eager to keep everyone motivated. But even with this group of cheerleaders, we like to jump on events that … Continue reading

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A Writing Prompt or Time to Relax by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I know everyone has been stressed out lately and well, going into the holiday, that’s not good for anyone. Thank you to the MRM Team for “Dreaming In The Moonlight,” courtesy of them and YouTube. https://soundcloud.com/grey-houston/dreaming-in-the-moonlight You can use this … Continue reading

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What Do You Like to Do When It Rains?

Rain does two things to me. It either inspires me or puts me to sleep. Since I dream my books, it’s a win-win for me. I love how the world looks like a watercolor painting when it rains. Some people … Continue reading

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What Place Would You Like to Research?

For my star research, I sat outside on my back deck for a hour and saw three shooting stars and one bat.  That’s all I saw of the Perseid Meteor Shower. Though it wasn’t the most exciting meteor shower I’ve … Continue reading

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Pi-Con Memories and Weird Research by Susan Hanniford Crowley

9Pi-Con was a blast. The Friday Writing Workshops was well received. The science fiction, fantasy and horror of the rest of the weekend was fun. Here are some photos!                       … Continue reading

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Writing the Moment by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I’m very excited I’m writing the most crucial scene in my next novel.  I was stuck for a while and went back in and edited up to the point. Still stuck, I did massive research on the history that affects … Continue reading

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