Category Archives: Writer's Life

Remembering the Fallen on Memorial Day by Stacy Hoff

I am going to spend this Memorial Day with my family. But while I’m enjoying my time with them, I’m also going to think about families who cannot be made whole—ones who have lost their beloveds in the line of … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned: Secret #18: Publishing and Time

The publishing world has changed dramatically within the last years. Twenty or more years ago, authors searched for the right agent to represent their work to the right publisher. Many publishers were and still are closed to authors submissions. If you … Continue reading

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Prom & Party Time: Parents’ Promise

It’s that time of year again in the United States, where young people celebrate the ending of the school year with proms and parties. Unfortunately, many young adults die in car crashes during this time too caused by intoxication and … Continue reading

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What Are You Giving Your Mom for Mother’s Day? by Susan Hanniford Crowley

On Thursday, I gave you some possible gift ideas for Mother’s Day.  I know we all live in a rushed world, so I’m continuing today with the mad rush list. 1. Flowers are still great but make it personal.  Does … Continue reading

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Free Comic Book Day!!! By Susan Hanniford Crowley

With the coming of Spring, there are the usual sights such as tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths. How do I know when it’s really Spring? The first Saturday of May is Free Comic Book Day in the United States!!! YAY! This … Continue reading

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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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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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