Category Archives: Emotions

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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Becoming Published, Part II by Stacy Hoff

When I was a young lawyer (almost twenty years ago) I wrote short fiction stories just for my own entertainment. My pieces were comical because surviving my combative profession always requires a few laughs. The stories were also therapeutic – … Continue reading

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Becoming Published, Part I by Stacy Hoff

I’m looking back on my road to publication. The (newly released) print edition of my second book, LAWFULLY YOURS, has made me nostalgic. And grateful. It’s been a very long emotional journey. How long? About twenty years! LAWFULLY YOURS is … Continue reading

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The Stormy Love Life of Laura Cordelais and An Author’s Twisted Journey by Susan Hanniford Crowley

The Stormy Love Life of Laura Cordelais is the second book in my original series Vampires in Manhattan. This book is all about David Hilliard (King Max’s son) and how he finds love. David is a Manhattan vampire yearning to … Continue reading

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When Love Survives – Remembering Courage by Susan Hanniford Crowley

It seems years ago but time doesn’t erase the feeling.  One of the things that came out of the tragedy of September 11th was the amazing courage of Americans in New York, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania. Americans worked together to … Continue reading

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The Weirdness of Editing A Book by Susan Hanniford Crowley

What is weird about editing?  It’s the funny things authors do that they hope their editors catch and readers never see.  Before my editor sees my novel, I go over it with a fine tooth comb. Here’s are some of … Continue reading

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New Kid on the Blog by Heather Novak

Hello Friends! My name is Heather Novak and I’m so thrilled and honored to be the newest blogger on Nights of Passion! I’m an indie author who is trying to be a hybrid (traditional and indie print). I’m halfway there. … Continue reading

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