Category Archives: Writer's Life

A Word on Book Piracy from Romance Author Ashlyn Chase

(This post appeared on Facebook and is reposted here with the author’s permission. This is how important I think it is! – Susan) Please don’t spew hate on me…I’m trying to HELP authors with this post. I just started using … Continue reading

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A Dark Time

So many weather and environmental events such as hurricanes and earthquakes have affected us all and so many. Texas, Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, and Mexico are still reeling from the disasters and rescues. Other parts of the world too are … Continue reading

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Calling the Costume Experts Regarding “The Hat”! Opinions requested!

  I am still an Undecided in the quest for the perfect Halloween costume. Last year I was a vampire. This year I toyed with the idea of being Louise from “Bob’s Burgers.” I love the pink bunny ears. But … Continue reading

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2 Adventures: Vikings and Fall in Love with New England Romance Readers and Authors Conference

The 1st Adventure: Yesterday I had the joy and excitement of boarding the Viking ship that I have been admiring for the past several months as it was undergoing repairs. Finally I was on the Draken Harald Hårfagre, the world’s … Continue reading

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Sit Back and Enjoy some Confluence Readings on Video

This weekend I’m featuring two videos from the science fiction and fantasy conference Confluence. My reading is actually from the middle of my novel Vampire Princess of New York.   Vampire Princess of New York, Arnhem Knights of New York, … Continue reading

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The Writing Retreat by Bobbi Lerman

Reasons to go on a writing retreat!  I learned the far-reaching benefits of going on retreats years ago when I woke up one day certain I had lost touch with my muse forever. I wanted -no- I needed to somehow … Continue reading

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Author Rhonda Frankhouser Solves “Writer’s Back” by Stacy Hoff

 Hello Passionate Readers! Summer is usually a great time to relax. But for those of us who suffer from back pain, especially us writers, relaxation is not that easy. Here’s author Rhonda Frankhouser to tell us how to to avoid … Continue reading

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