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All Genre Writing Conference by Heather Novak

Every single RWA conference I’ve been to, without fail, has been supportive, encouraging, and enlightening. I always leave energized, ready to work, and with a backlog of friend requests on social media. But what about the genres, who, unlike romance writers, don’t have … 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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I wrote 3 books in 4 weeks…and lived! by Heather Novak

You may remember I posted about writing 20 pages a day, thanks to Candace Havens’ Fast Draft workshop. I tried it on my own to finish Threat of Raine, book 2 in the Lynch Brothers Series. Within three days, my draft was … Continue reading

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The Value of Secondary Characters

I don’t know about you, but some of the most fun I get from reading a series is getting to know the secondary characters. Seeing the characters take shape before your eyes as they sneak in and out of the … Continue reading

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Compromise is NOT a Four-Letter Word

I was talking with an author friend today who is wrestling with her first novel.  She’s been working on it for a while, and I keep encouraging her because I think it has the potential to be a fantastic book.  … Continue reading

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It’s Wednesday/ Thursday ish and Mason is here.

I had a wonderful time interviewing J. Hali Steele. She and I both enjoy Nina Simone. I even learned new things about her. Thanks for stopping by. Have you been noticing my strange comings and goings? I’m just trying to keep … Continue reading

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