Category Archives: Characters

For the Love of Strong Women

So many books out today have strong women in them. Warriors in urban fantasy, the sword wielding, princess-in-disguise in YA, and hardened law enforcement in thrillers and procedurals, the kickass heroine is everywhere. Which is great as long as what … Continue reading

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For the Love of Dogs and Human Connection

Posted on September 5, 2019 by Artemis Crow I have always loved animals. Horses, cats, dogs, hamsters, you name it and I love it. In light of that and in order to keep our home from becoming a complete zoo, my … Continue reading

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Samanthya Wyatt Tells A Powerful Story by Stacy Hoff

Hello Passionate readers! Today on Nights of Passion I have author Samanthya Wyatt talking about what makes a powerful story! The power of your story is in the character’s true emo­tions. The reader wants to be involved with the characters. … Continue reading

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Dyslexia, Writing, and Me by Stacy Hoff

Lately, I’ve seen dyslexia related issues appear on social media more and more. I’m glad for the increase in awareness. For me, the issue of dyslexia is personal. I am dyslexic. My middle school age son is also dyslexic. Not … 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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