Category Archives: Business

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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Friday the 13th by Stacy Hoff

Today is Friday the 13th! Conventional wisdom dictates that I should hide under the table. Regardless, I am feeling brave. I’ve had a round of good luck in 2018. My horse racing romance, JOCKEYING FOR YOU, recently won the Gayle … Continue reading

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How I Signed With A Literary Agency (And You Can, Too) by Stacy Hoff

  The last few weeks have been crazy. My horse racing romance, JOCKEYING FOR YOU, won the 2017 Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence for contemporary romance. Simultaneously, I signed with a literary agency. Considering my life is usually pretty boring, … Continue reading

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A Word on Book Piracy from Romance Author Ashlyn Chase

(This post appeared on Facebook and is reposted here with the author’s permission. This is how important I think it is! – Susan) Please don’t spew hate on me…I’m trying to HELP authors with this post. I just started using … Continue reading

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Creating A Book Series by Stacy Hoff

Writing life. Gotta love it. If you think coming up with a plot line for a single novel is hard, try conceiving numerous plot lines for a multi-book series.      What was my initial reaction to writing a series? Yeah, … Continue reading

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Surprise! I was on the Spilling Ink Show!

I was on the Spilling Ink Show that is on YouTube! But as a special for you. I’ve put it here. I’m on with YA Paranormal Author Kathrine Dell and hosts/authors Katie Salidas and Jason LaVelle. Enjoy!       … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal! by Stacy Hoff

I’m beyond excited to reveal the cover of my new book—HOTTER THAN THE CARIBBEAN (Building Love #2). Yes, I admit, every time I see cover art for one of my books I get misty eyed. But this time around, I’m … Continue reading

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