Category Archives: Writing Topics

Writing Senses

Waves crashed against the sand. The sun warm my skin. I turned my head, face against the wind. Salty and wet, it whipped strands of my hair around my cheeks and nose. Sounds like the beach, huh? That’s the point. … Continue reading

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Should You Write What You Love or Follow the Trends?

This is the question all fiction authors are confronted with in their careers. There isn’t an easy answer. When a particular genre or type of novel is in the limelight, a lot of publishers and authors rush to try to get a piece … Continue reading

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How to Pack for A Convention When You Drive to It by Susan Hanniford Crowley

Whether you go to RWA National, Pi-Con 9, or another convention, packing is key. You have probably heard that I’m going to Pi-Con 9, July 31-Aug.2, which starts off with the Friday Writers Workshops and then dives into the Science … Continue reading

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Come and See Susan Hanniford Crowley at Pi-Con in Windsor Locks, CT July 31-Aug 2!

Hi, I’m going to be at New England’s Friendliest Little Convention:  Pi-Con.  Let me give you the scoop. 9Pi-Con: July 31-August 2, 2015 The Location: Sheraton Hotel at Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, CT I’m going to be found in … Continue reading

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Cover Design Redux by Stacy Hoff

Book covers are like people—they both get face lifts. Does prettier wrapping work? I have the perfect opportunity to find out with SEASON OF LOVE, my romance anthology with Gerri Brousseau, Merry Holly, Bobbi Lerman and Stephanie Queen. We were … Continue reading

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Story-telling and Innovation?

Buzz words… every industry has them. I’m sure every company/business out there has their own spin on them too. Lately, my job seems to be about conceptual thinking, strategy and innovation. We use the words so much and yet at … Continue reading

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Listening to the Dark and Writing by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I’m not as bad as I used to be. I could stay up writing until 2 am, and still wake up and meet the world at 7 am. Now I’m likely if I make the other side of midnight. Writers … Continue reading

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