Category Archives: Characters

What I’ve Learned: Sharing Secret 10 – Love, Sex and Power or What Makes A Love Story Great, Part 2

Last week, we looked at young love in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. This week, we’re looking at love and sex between a power couple. We’re talking about Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. The story is about a powerful woman who is … Continue reading

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A Contest and Assorted Sundries by Susan Hanniford Crowley

First off, I’m having a contest that is ending at Midnight today at Eastern Time. It’s on Facebook using one of their apps.  Go here: https://www.facebook.com/SusanHannifordCrowley  You will see the large star. Click on the words beneath it. The one … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned: Sharing Secret 9 – What Makes A Love Story Great? By Susan Hanniford Crowley

When you read a love story, what qualities in the story really attract you? What makes the love story great? Romeo and Juliet is a play by William Shakespeare and is about two feuding families. But one night Romeo and his … Continue reading

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How Many People Loved Mr. Spock? By Susan Hanniford Crowley

It’s time to fess up.  Everyone who loved Mr. Spock on Star Trek, raise your hand!  If you’re like me with your hand in the air, then we are sad to lose actor Leonard Nimoy yesterday at age 83. He … Continue reading

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Looking for A Hero? Who Would You Choose? By Susan Hanniford Crowley

When creating a hero for a novel, I look for certain traits. I like a brave guy. If he’s strong, it’s a plus. I have a leaning toward the smart guys. It’s not bad if he’s great looking. If he … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned: Secret 6 – I’m Stuck!

I’ve been stuck in my recent work in progress, Book Two in the Arnhem Knights of New York series. One reason was I needed to do several things. When I’m stuck, I have to change gears. I’m not listening to … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned: Secret #4 Keep them Guessing

I know sometimes I’m too blunt. I like things to happen right away.  LOL I’m an impatient person in lots of ways. Things I have to wait for makes me crazy, and I spent time talking to myself that I … Continue reading

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