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Part of the Pack—Writing in an Anthology by Stacy Hoff

How is it to write as part of a pack? When I was first invited by a group of best-selling authors—Stephanie Queen, Merry Holly, Bobbi Lerman and Gerri Brousseau—to join in their anthology, SEASON OF LOVE, my first thought was, … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal by Stacy Hoff

What makes this—the cover for my third published work—so different than the other two is that this time, the cover was done by a consensus of authors. One of them being me. The cover design experience is very new to … Continue reading

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MY FIRST BOOK-SIGNING EXPERIENCE – PART 2 by Stacy Hoff

On March 14th, the owners of Chameleon Haircolor Cafe and Spa in North Haven, Connecticut – the salon hosting my book signing event – went all out for me. They had live musicians playing romantic background music. Endless plates of … Continue reading

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MY FIRST BOOK-SIGNING EXPERIENCE – PART 1 by Stacy Hoff

On March 14th I had my first book signing event ever. I was scared stiff to read four small pages of my first book, DESIRE IN THE EVERGLADES. Me, facing a large audience? Ack! Between my anxiety over this event, … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned: Secret 8 – How to Hashtag on Social Media

I’m a social media marketer in my day job in addition to doing websites. Consequently I like to keep up on trends and collect cheat sheets that will keep me straight on all the social media platforms. Just by looking … Continue reading

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Old Dog, New Social Media Tricks by Stacy Hoff

On the eve of my forty-fourth birthday, am I too old to learn social media? According to my twelve-year-old son, the answer is a resounding “yes.” Then again, he only cares about Instagram, so what the heck does he know? … Continue reading

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CT Authors Night at the Bozrah Farmer’s Market by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I want to thank the crew of CT Authors Night at the Bozrah Farmer’s Market. Being there was a delightful experience. I met a lot of great people, sold books, and the music was great.  Though I chose not to eat, my … Continue reading

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