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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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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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You’re the Inspiration! by Heather Novak

My hope is that at least one of you broke out into Chicago after reading that title. Anyone? Here, I’ll even give you the You Tube video so you can sing along. Why am I running around the house singing (more … 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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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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Wine Time with Jenny Hale by Heather Novak

Welcome to my first Wine Time interview! What is “Wine Time” you ponder? It is where I sit someone down with a bottle of wine and get them to spill their guts to me. Enjoy! Today’s special Wine Time guest is … Continue reading

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Holding Out For A Hero by Heather Novak

 Happy Fourth of July week! I’m proud to share that two of my brothers, my sister in law, and my cousin have served in the United States Military, with several tours of Iraq and Afghanistan between them. Thank you to … Continue reading

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Office Space by Heather Novak

Cleaning makes me stabby. Like an out of coffee, stuck in a three hour traffic jam on a full bladder, radio broken, first day of period kind of stabby*. At my most recent Greater Detroit Romance Writers of America (GDRWA) … Continue reading

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Hitting the Barre by Heather Novak

The post-book-release slump. It is a real thing. You pour your time, heart, and soul (and money for your ice cream habit you’re still in denial about) into breathing life into these characters. Release day hits. You throw up the … Continue reading

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Day Job vs. Night Job by Stacy Hoff

My day job is unlike my night job. By night, I write romance. By day, I’m a lawyer. Yup. Been one for two decades. Handling contracts. Negotiating deals. In other words, I’m as non-romance-y as one could be between the … Continue reading

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