Category Archives: Romance

Does the Genre Dictate the Story or the Story the Genre?

I write romance, but for a long time now I’ve been thinking about writing within a new genre. Up to this point, all but one of my eight romance novels has had a strong villain.  This has allowed me to … Continue reading

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Send a note, spread cheer, take a breath.

Old-fashioned, written words bring a smile to my face. How about yours? I’m blessed with the luxury of a combined writing office and craft room. For special notes, I use my card making station, below. The calming lake view helps … Continue reading

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5 Secrets to A Happier Self Isolation By Author Susan Hanniford Crowley

  I put up a photo of one of my favorite flowers. The other two are wisteria and peonies. In Connecticut, lilacs bloom late in May, so it’s something to look forward to when the coronavirus has passed us by. … Continue reading

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GUEST POST! How to Get Over a Bad Book Review, by Rebecca Neely

Please welcome Rebecca Neely! Beckie’s excellent article on dealing with the emotion –often difficult–following a bad review is invaluable to not only new and debut authors but seasoned authors as well. Beckie, thanks for sharing! How to Get Over a … Continue reading

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All The Fun Things! by CiCi Cordelia

Happy March and the Beginning of Spring! 2020 has already seemed to fly by for CiCi and her puppeteers (namely, Char and Cheryl). With the holidays a blip in the rear-view mirror, it’s shaping up to be a busy year … Continue reading

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Signing Sightings

Not exactly easy, carrying around a suitcase full of books, bookmarks, candy and other assorted swag and treats, but I do it as often as I can. What am I talking about? Book signing, of course. I’ve done quite of bit … Continue reading

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How to Make Lace Angels By Susan Hanniford Crowley

Hi Everyone, I write vampire adventure romance, so of course, I make angels. As a matter of fact, every year at Christmas time, my family makes angels. Today I am going to show you how we make our lace ones. … Continue reading

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