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Welcoming an Old Family Member Home by Heather Novak

Many, many (many…many…) years ago, I was a world-titled organist. After my grandparents passed away, one of the many instruments I inherited was a Grinnell Brothers piano. Grinnell Brothers was one of the leading piano/organ manufactures in Detroit until the … Continue reading

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Change the View from your Chair by Heather Novak

As summer is drawing to a close (HOW?! I don’t know either), I find my writing is flat, my stress is high, and my blog posts have seen better ideas. Without vacation time (or a vacation budget), how do you … Continue reading

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Hate to Love in Real Life by Heather Novak

I cancelled all my plans last weekend to recover from my impromptu traveling due to a funeral, which left me on the couch in the middle of a weekend day. SO WEIRD. I was emotional exhausted and physically fatigued and, … Continue reading

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When You Get a Truck Full of Lemons by Heather Novak

I’ve been repeatedly asked, “how do I write while grieving?” I’ve written post after post about it. Five months ago, I lost my mom, and this month I lost both a friend and my younger cousin. My body is a … Continue reading

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Holding My Books Hostage by Heather Novak

Last week, I had a life changing epiphany. After years of research, talking to agents, editors, and authors on personal and professional levels, I have decided to prep my backlog of books for indie-release. *chants* I will not throw up…I … Continue reading

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Why Happily Ever After Matters by Heather Novak

You will not believe how many times I’m asked when I will “write a real book.” Somehow, in our culture, strong female characters that work hard for their HEA are considered “less than” characters who suffer to end up with … Continue reading

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Eating My Way Through Fourth of July by Heather Novak

Why is it we celebrate holidays with food that we really shouldn’t stuff into our mouths? I mean, I’m not complaining or anything. This is why I’ve added additional time to my work out routine…ish. Here are a few recipes … Continue reading

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