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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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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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Why Saving ‘Good Girls Revolt’ Will Change Everything by Heather Novak

We need to save Good Girls Revolt. “Needing” a television show may seem silly, but trust me. This isn’t a want or some casual feeling. This is a need.  Why? What is this show even about? Heather, slow your roll! … Continue reading

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My Weekend Fling by Heather Novak

Hello Conference Hangover! The Chicago North RWA threw a SPECTACULAR conference this year called Spring Fling 2016! It was a chart topper for me. Close to home, full of authors I adored, as well as an awesome group of editors and … Continue reading

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Stop, Collaborate, and Listen! (part 2) by Heather Novak

Welcome to part 2 of book review discussion! Part 1 explained what part readers play by leaving reviews (read here). Now, I want to focus on how to take those reviews as an author! And mock a few people who … Continue reading

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The Breadth of Hollywood

This past weekend I watched Ex Machina, a sci-fi, fantasy drama that focused on what I’d term the near future. A few nights later, I watched The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies (have I mentioned I’ve been on … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned: Secret 14 – Do You Hear Music in the Background?

My husband and I were watching the TV show “Castle” recently. He was replaying the first episode where Writer Richard Castle meets Detective Kate Beckett.  They meet because some murderer is copycatting the death scenes from his books. He’s entranced … Continue reading

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