Category Archives: Emotions

Life or Death Writing Prompt and an Upcoming Convention

In addition to writing and living life, writers are always studying the craft of writing. One of the hardest scenes to write is a convincing moment involving life or death. I was reading recently that the death should be either … Continue reading

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Rainy Days are Roll in the Bed Days and Being Grateful for the Good Things by Susan Hanniford Crowley

This is a Rain Relaxation Sound for an hour and comes courtesy of GlobalSuperStorm on YouTube.  I am very inspired by rain and so are my characters. Today was an intensely romantic day for two newly married vampires. Consequently I … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned: Secret 14 – Do You Hear Music in the Background?

My husband and I were watching the TV show “Castle” recently. He was replaying the first episode where Writer Richard Castle meets Detective Kate Beckett.  They meet because some murderer is copycatting the death scenes from his books. He’s entranced … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned: Sharing Secret 11 – Expect the Unexpected

Things are changing faster than I can keep up.  Instead of trying to understanding everything, I’ve switched to let the flow take me wherever. Life happens that way a lot. First my computer was acting badly the other night. I … Continue reading

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Hoping for The Luck of the Irish by Stacy Hoff

It’s unfortunate I’m not Irish—I could really use the luck. Will my newest release sell well? Will it get good reviews? Or be read by anybody (besides my mother)? How about my book signing event tomorrow? Will I wow people, … Continue reading

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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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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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