Category Archives: Writing Topics

A Writer’s Fear Factor by Stacy Hoff

Because my newest book—my first sequel—released two days ago (February 3rd, 2016), my fear factor has been ratcheted up a notch. And why not? There is always anxiety for any author when their new book “hits the streets.” Will the book … Continue reading

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I Have Signed A New Book Contract

I am ecstatic to announce that I have signed a contract with Soul Mate Publishing for Book 2 in the Arnhem Knights of New York series.  This book is about King Max’s daughter Noblesse. In the first book, readers meet … Continue reading

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Location, location, location by Stacy Hoff

    The old adage in real estate is well known: the best way to select property is by considering three things – location, location, location. Does this principle hold true for writers? In order to find the perfect location … Continue reading

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Writing A Sequel by the Seat of Your Pants by Stacy Hoff

I can admit it – I am a “pantser” (someone who does not plot out a book, preferring instead to write by the “seat of their pants”). Maybe because of my “lawyer” day job I simply cannot write fiction by … Continue reading

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One Day at a Time

We are 2 weeks into 2016 and I have to say that thus far, this year is going pretty good. Statistically, they say that most resolutions end around that 3-4 week mark which isn’t too far away. How are you … Continue reading

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How Do I Get Rid of Pink Dyed Fingers?

There are many adventures to being an author. If you’re a parent or grandparent there are even more rather unique ones. To add to the festive occasion of a sleepover, my husband got pink and chocolate cupcakes from the bakery. … Continue reading

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What Were Your Favorite Things of 2015?

Everyone’s list will be different. But these were my favorite things in 2015? I’ve listed them randomly and not in order of importance! Irene’s Family Restaurant – I loved her holiday Italian cookies My grandgirls Hanging out with family Having … Continue reading

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