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When the Door Closes, Cut Out a Window by Heather Novak

Hello Nights of Passion! I’m typing this blog post with TWO HANDS! That’s right, my wrist is finally out of the brace and I am able to use it for a few hours at a time. Whew. So, let’s get … Continue reading

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What If Everything You Knew Was Wrong? Contest with Rena Olsen by Heather Novak

This is Halloween, this is Halloween!   Hello my dear Night of Passion readers! It is time for my FAVORITE holiday. To celebrate this amazing week of contests, please welcome my friend and guest, psychological thriller author Rena Olsen! At the … Continue reading

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I Survived Rust City Book Con! by Heather Novak

As I look at my collection of awesome – books everywhere, posters, hand drawn promo, and signing bags – I am in awe of how amazing my life is! I’m coming down off the high of a book convention (August 12 – … Continue reading

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Cheaper is Not Always Better by Heather Novak

While frantically prepping for the Chicago RWA Spring Fling signing on May 20-21, which I only confirmed I could attend a week ago, I did a crash course in trying to figure out the best bang for my buck. I … Continue reading

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Celebrating the End of Your Book! by Heather Novak

Are there any two better words to write than “The End”? No, I’m not sure there are. This week, I finished my full length novel and sent it off for the first (of many) edits. I need to give my … Continue reading

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Combating the I HATE EVERYTHING stage by Heather Novak

You know when you lose that “OH MY GOSH I AM GENIUS” high and crash hard into the “I HATE EVERYTHING! WHY AM I A WRITER” stage? That’s where I was all week. Know this: This is completely normal. If I … Continue reading

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So I’m Doing a Book Cover Photoshoot…by Heather Novak

There is a benefit to indie publishing – you get complete control over your cover! With years of film school, film shoots, set design, costume design, and event planning behind me, I’m luckier than most in that I know what … Continue reading

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A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes by Heather Novak

  It’s time to talk about the 2015 live-action Cinderella – A film major’s nerdgasm! Cinderella was the first romance I fell in love with, and now I get to love it all over again! But this time, through the eyes … Continue reading

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Draft Pick by Heather Novak

Sorry folks, I’m not talking about football. I’m talking drafts of your story! How many drafts do you need? Which one do you pick to send out to agents/editors/the self-published universe?  I’m here to help, although, I’m just as clueless … Continue reading

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WT: Why We Need Consent in Romance with Educator Tori Lynne by Heather Novak

It’s time for wine! But grab a big glass, because we’re going to talk serious. We’re going to talk about consent. Whether you’re writing Chick Lit, Young Adult, New Adult, Contemporary, Erotica, Paranormal, Multi-cultural, LGBT, (and so on), your relationships all … Continue reading

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