Category Archives: Romance

Love Sometimes Comes in A Small Size By Author Susan Hanniford Crowley

Being in a high-risk group can be pretty awful. In my case, it means that my immune system can’t protect me in the event I meet COVID 19. I have been missing my grandchildren and came up with the idea … Continue reading

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News From CiCi Cordelia: THE RUNAWAY WIFE IS DONE!

Okay, so not final-editing done-done, but the epilogue is complete and that means it’s done-enough to announce that it’s DONE! (CiCi kinda likes the word “done”) Book 4, The Runaway Wife, takes us back to Little Creede, Colorado and pairs … Continue reading

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In the market for hope

I had a new book come out this month which is always a fun event as an author, though this is not the easiest time for a celebration. I’m a firm believer in the power of story and that my … Continue reading

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A Midriff Bulge or a Sagging Middle?

One of the things I’ve noticed as a writer is the phenomenon known as the what-the-hell-is-supposed-to-happen-next syndrome, otherwise known as the missing, or the over-congested, or the oh-so-boring middle. I’ve only written 10 books, but I’ve read at least a … Continue reading

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Romancing the Heart By Author Susan Hanniford Crowley

I believe that those that write and/or read romance novels nourish their hearts every day. Love doesn’t always have to be with a special person. It could be a love of cooking. The ultimate gardener tends plants and flowers with … Continue reading

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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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