Tag Archives: Season of Love

Valentine’s Day Is Coming by Stacy Hoff

I love Valentine’s Day. So much so, I drafted a short story centered around the holiday. It’s called, “Love Delights” and is included in the anthology SEASON OF LOVE. The story also involves chocolate, a true symbol of V-Day. I … 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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A Happily Ever After for Valentine’s Day by Stacy Hoff

Valentine’s Day is upon is almost upon us. I thought this would be a good time to explain what we in the romance writing industry call the “HEA” (Happily Ever After). The HEA is really the heart and soul of … Continue reading

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Snow Day By Gerri Brousseau

Despite the fact that the groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, indicated we would have early spring (which we very well still may get), here in Connecticut we have had quite a bit of snow yesterday. It was that wet, sticky, heavy snow … Continue reading

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Writing Inside the Box (Set) by Stacy Hoff

It’s been said in the publishing world that authors have to “think outside of the box.” But what about writing inside the box? Specifically, writing for a box set? (By the way, as a helpful guide for middle-aged folks like … Continue reading

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Cover Design Redux by Stacy Hoff

Book covers are like people—they both get face lifts. Does prettier wrapping work? I have the perfect opportunity to find out with SEASON OF LOVE, my romance anthology with Gerri Brousseau, Merry Holly, Bobbi Lerman and Stephanie Queen. We were … Continue reading

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Sweet Inspiration for the Writer by Stacy Hoff

Today being National Doughnut Day, I thought I’d wrote about sweet inspiration. When I’m desperate to find a Muse, I look towards the things closest to my heart. And one of those things is food. Specifically, decadent deserts! When I … Continue reading

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My First Facebook Party by Stacy Hoff

You are ALL invited to the BEACH READS & MORE Facebook Party   Friday, June 5 at 7:00pm – 9:30pm!!!!!   When I was asked by Merry Holly and Gerri Brousseau to contribute a romantic short story for their romance … Continue reading

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Part of the Pack—Writing in an Anthology by Stacy Hoff

How is it to write as part of a pack? When I was first invited by a group of best-selling authors—Stephanie Queen, Merry Holly, Bobbi Lerman and Gerri Brousseau—to join in their anthology, SEASON OF LOVE, my first thought was, … Continue reading

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Seasons of . . . By Marian Lanouette

It’s another exciting time with the release of the second book in the “Season of” anthology series, and what I find most exciting is looking at the covers side-by-side. The beauty and the difference of the excites me. Both state … Continue reading

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