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Belle Ami’s Take-Away From RWA’s 2017 Conference by Stacy Hoff

Hello Passionate readers! Today on Nights of Passion I have author Belle Ami talking about her experience at the 2017 Romance Writers of America annual convention. I was sad to miss RWA’s mega meeting this year (affectionately called “Nationals” by … Continue reading

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When An Author Regroups After Surgery

I was a little delusional. I thought to myself, okay, have the surgery and then while laid up write at maniac speed.  Pain, however, was a definite stumbling block. Pain killers also tend to blur the brain. Random falling asleep … Continue reading

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This Horse Racing Book Just Crossed the Finish Line! By Stacy Hoff

The 142nd Kentucky Derby means more to me than merely watching a fantastic race–it marks my own, personal milestone. Not only as a spectator, but as a writer. This week I signed the contract with my publisher for my fourth … Continue reading

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Becoming Published, Part II by Stacy Hoff

When I was a young lawyer (almost twenty years ago) I wrote short fiction stories just for my own entertainment. My pieces were comical because surviving my combative profession always requires a few laughs. The stories were also therapeutic – … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Valentine by Stacy Hoff

Valentine’s Day for me usually means spending time with my husband and family. But this Valentine’s Day I’ll also be spending it with other folks—an entire group of people in fact. Yes, that’s right, I’ll be at my CT RWA chapter … Continue reading

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What A Writer Needs – Part 4: Know When to Celebrate

I learned something very important from the CTRWA meetings.  Celebrating your accomplishment is vital.  It’s empowering and encourages further success. My life has been a whirlwind of taking care of family, the day job, writing and then promoting every time … Continue reading

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Good Bye 2013

What are you reading this week?  I’m reading China Lake by Meg Gardiner. Here’s a little eye candy to end the year. Enjoy! Ah, a man in uniform. As I reflect on 2013 and look forward to the promise of 2014, … Continue reading

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