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In Case of Writer’s Block, Break Glass by Heather Novak

Between broaching the busy season at my day job and the mounds of grief, I’ve been crawling out of my skin. There was no writing. There wasn’t even reading. I even considered deleting my author page and quitting my blogs. … Continue reading

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Inside an Agent’s Inbox by Heather Novak

One of the coolest things about being on my chapter board for Romance Writers of America is meeting so many AMAZING people! I have become friends with several agents, some to the point where we have lunch and talk about Gilmore … Continue reading

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How Music Pulled Me From Nothingness by Heather Novak

I’ve been staring at my computer screen for months, waiting for words to come. Any words. A blog, a song, a poem, a silly kids book, the books I have editors waiting for…anything. The beginning of October was one of the … Continue reading

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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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Rust City Book Convention – Live Appearance – by Heather Novak

Hello Friends! I’m super excited to tell you about the awesome convention I’ll be hanging out at this weekend! If you’re around Troy, Michigan, make sure to stop by the Troy Marriott to check out panels for writers and readers, … Continue reading

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Love is Love is Love by Heather Novak

The events last weekend in Orlando have left me numb and heartbroken. It’s hard to even breathe. First, we were rocked by the death of singer and former The Voice contestant Christina Grimmie, who was fatally shot after her concert, … Continue reading

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Seize the Day! Learn a Lesson from Newsies by Heather Novak

Nothing is better than when the musical you’ve been dying to see comes to town…especially if you’ve been obsessed with it since 1992. Yep. 1992. Never heard of Newsies? I’m so sorry. Newsies was a Disney musical movie starring Christian … Continue reading

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Don’t Bathe the Computer…by Heather Novak

Happy Thursday! Since my edits are due Thanksgiving week, today’s blog post is going to be short but funny. This true story as told to me by an IT guy*: My friend called me up and said, “Hey, Ryan! My … 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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