Category Archives: Marketing

On The Road—And On The Shelves by Stacy Hoff

  I just got back from my summer vacation. I went with my family to Saratoga Springs, New York. We went for fun, food and frolic. But I also went there to say “hi” to some important people—people who have … Continue reading

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Author Linda O’Connor Thinks INSIDE the Box by Stacy Hoff

Hello, Passionate readers! Today I have Linda O’Conner talking about how to write inside the box! Linda O’Connor, author of The Perfectly Series After publishing six books in the Perfectly Series, my next goal was to be part of a … Continue reading

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The Importance of Amazon Book Tags by Stacy Hoff

The conventional wisdom of the publishing industry is that authors should keep writing within one genre, and even sub-genre. That way, readers know what to expect from an author and will readily pick up the author’s next new book. The … Continue reading

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Promotion Pandemonium by Stacy Hoff

I’m double blogging again folks, this time I’m also on USA Today’s Happy Ever After column.  http://usat.ly/2dRgo6D  http://usat.ly/2dRgo6D  I’ve gotta admit, keeping up with my day job (lawyer), night job (romance writer), and my busy (read: hectic) personal life as … Continue reading

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Excerpts for New Releases – Do They Help? By Stacy Hoff

I think I have a bad marketing instinct. It never occurs to me to post excerpts of my upcoming new releases. I have, however, provided excerpts to blog sites I visit, but only when specifically asked by the blog host. … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal by Stacy Hoff

Of all the posts I do for Nights of Passion, cover reveals are my favorite. Cover reveals are my time to celebrate a melding of two arts – visual art and the art of writing. Seeing how a graphic designer … Continue reading

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Getting Published, Making Money & Falling Off a Cliff by Stacy Hoff

For most fiction writers I know (primarily in the women’s fiction and romance categories) becoming a published author is akin to running a marathon filled with buried land mines. For those aspiring to race on this crazy road anyway, I … Continue reading

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