Category Archives: Writer's Life

Treat Yourself Gently

As my book inches closer to the submission to publisher point, I am just checking for blank pages and any weirdnesses. I am also waiting on one last person for feedback. The temperature has been fluctuating here. One minute I’m … Continue reading

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I Have Typed The End, Therefore Dancing Is In Order!

There is a part of me that is happy, that I’ve finished my latest novel. That part is dancing. The book is in the hands of others now examining it for errors and inconsistencies. Another part of me wondered, “What … Continue reading

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Book Signing on my Wedding Anniversary by Susan Hanniford Crowley

My husband is a sweetheart. Not only is he going with me to the conference, but today it’s our wedding anniversary. Book Signing: Today (Saturday afternoon, March 10) from 1-1:15  Autographing Session (I will also sign books people bring from home, … Continue reading

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The Joy of Preparing for Conferences by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I am going to HELIOsphere!  Already I’m packing books and special clothes for special events. I’m packing my Ravenclaw hoodie for the Hogwarts Party and more. If you’re an author, you’re always packing the books first. I will have with … Continue reading

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Deep in a Book? What’s the Insiders’ Circle?

Where have I been? What book am I deep in? That is Moldoveanu Peak, the highest mountain in Romania. It’s grand to look at, but then so is the whole country. My research led me through history and places and … Continue reading

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How to Write A Fiction Novel, Part 13 – Great Endings

Great endings are about memorable moments and often a quotable phrase that stirs the imagination. I thought about which book to share the ending which would not give away the story of the book, and I chose The Stormy Love … Continue reading

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How to Write A Fiction Novel, Part 12 – Character Quirks

Quirky means to have unusual behaviors. Many of my characters have quirks that define  them or make them stand out. Probably the quirkiest one I’ve written so far is Vampire King Maximillion Vander Meer in Vampire King of New York. … Continue reading

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