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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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How to Write A Fiction Novel, Part 11 – Conferences

    I’m not really pausing in my writing to talk about conferences. Actually late at night, I am often inspired at conferences to write. The energy and excitement gets me writing like a maniac. So this is a different … Continue reading

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Come and See Susan Hanniford Crowley at Pi-Con in Windsor Locks, CT July 31-Aug 2!

Hi, I’m going to be at New England’s Friendliest Little Convention:  Pi-Con.  Let me give you the scoop. 9Pi-Con: July 31-August 2, 2015 The Location: Sheraton Hotel at Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, CT I’m going to be found in … Continue reading

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Albacon 2012 in Latham, NY

Albacon is in Latham, NY, at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites this year.  We are so excited.   🙂  Enjoy and wish you were here.  There’s always next year.  For hall costumes, C. Margery Kempe and I wore traditional saris … Continue reading

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Packing and Revealing Secrets

After a celebrating my birthday, two things suddenly hit me. One I need to get back to writing the book and packing for Arisia. What is the book about? Max, yes, I’m finally working on Max’s book. Vampire Max Vander … Continue reading

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