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Author S.C. Mitchell – A Man Who Writes Romance by Stacy Hoff

Why is there is stereotype that only woman write romance novels? That notion is simply untrue. Thankfully, author S.C. Mitchell is here to prove that a man can write romance just as well as a woman! What is a guy … 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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My Sexy Saturday Love Who Makes My Heart Hop: The Stormy Love Life of Laura Cordelais by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I like to participate in the My Sexy Saturday Blog Hop. This week we are all talking about that sexy love that really gets the heart pounding, the guy who turns your head when he walks in the room and … Continue reading

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My Sexy Saturday Heroic Hero Blog Hop: When Love Survives by Susan Hanniford Crowley

This was a tough one as each of my heroes in my books are heroic. I think I got a little confused with the directions of whether the hero has to be sexy while being heroic. I think being heroic … Continue reading

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The False Start

There are many potholes in the road to finishing a book. One of the ones I find myself constantly falling into is what I call the false start…where you’re so sure you’ve found the perfect way to start a book. … Continue reading

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Bad Boys Don’t Care If It’s Valentine’s Day by Ripley Proserpina

Because most of my time not spent reading or writing is now spent watching Gilmore Girls, I’ve started thinking about bad boys. Gilmore Girls wasn’t a show I watched when it was on t.v.; as a high schooler with a … Continue reading

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Knowing when to walk away

I wish I could say everything we start as writers ends up as a fantastic book that readers adore and critics rave about. Wouldn’t that be awesome? *pauses to ponder the perfection* Sadly, it’s far from the truth. First drafts … Continue reading

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