Category Archives: Writing Topics

Prepare to Spring Forward

We are sincerely hoping that our winter will end soon. It’s been hard on everyone. Officially Spring Forward in the United States starts at 2 am on Sunday, March 10th. It will end at 2 pm on Sunday, November 3rd. … Continue reading

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Night Thumpers Parnanormal-Scope

Nights Thumpers are rare creatures. Seldom seen but often felt. Some say they are harbingers of doom, while others claim they leave a kind of luck behind them to be found. While I am not qualified in any way to … Continue reading

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Don’t Let the World Dampen Your Holiday Spirit and A Contest, Too!

It’s pouring rain here. People are stressed and hurrying. My husband has been ill, and we’ve been running around between tests, doctor appointments, and spent some time in the ER. Things have arrived damaged or ruined, so I’ve been trying … Continue reading

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The Story of An Immigrant Family by Susan Hanniford Crowley

Before the start of World War I, Julia Holland journeyed from the Ukrainian part of the Austria-Hungary Empire on a holiday to New York City. Her father was a farmer, and he owned several farms. Her mother was originally from … Continue reading

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Let’s Keep In Touch by Stacy Hoff

Recently I went to a writers’ conference. Many of the classes at this two-day event focused on book promotion. I agree that promoting books is a necessary evil for any author. (Most authors just want to write novels all day … Continue reading

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The Impact of Book Contests by Stacy Hoff

  My mind is fixed on the calendar. Why? Because very soon I will find out if the second book in my Building Love series, HOTTER THAN THE CARIBBEAN, will win the 2018 Las Vegas Romance Writers’ “I HEART INDIE” … Continue reading

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Finding Love by Susan Hanniford Crowley

Romance authors constantly research and inquire about how people find love. I enjoy couples telling me how they first met. Staying home isn’t the way, though I do know one man who found his wife on a dating site.  Another … Continue reading

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