Category Archives: Characters

Author C.D. Hersh Speaks About Character Control by Stacy Hoff

Hello Passionate readers! Today I have husband & wife author team C.D. Hersh talking character mutiny! If you survive the uprising, read an excerpt of their new release at the end of this post! What to Do When Your Characters … Continue reading

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Interview with a Romance Reader about Her Favorite Things!

Rose comes from Georgia and loves reading romance!  I decided to interview her to get her insights on her favorite things in the books she’s read. Rose: I love your books. They are my fav. Susan: Thank you, Rose.  Let’s … Continue reading

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Author Belle Ami Wants Characters To Live On by Stacy Hoff

 Hello Passionate Readers! Today I’m having author Belle Ami talk about a subject near and dear to my writer’s heart—the pain of having to letting go of the characters we create. It’s tougher than you might think! Don’t believe me? … Continue reading

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Author Maggie Mundy Operates On The Dark Side by Stacy Hoff

Hello Passionate readers! Today I talking to you from the dark side. See life through the eyes of Maggie Mundy, an Australian operating room nurse and “dark” romance author. Chills, thrills and romance await! Maggie Mundy asks: “What about your … Continue reading

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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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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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