Author Archives: Rebecca Heflin

Say Cheese by Rebecca Heflin

I must admit, I’m not fond of having my photos taken. I’m very self-conscious when someone points a camera at me, but professional author photos are a necessary evil. Author headshots are important for: Newspaper or magazine articles Your website … Continue reading

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Give Yourself a Break by Rebecca Heflin

Do you feel guilty when life gets in the way and you don’t get to write? Do you beat yourself up because your daily/weekly word count goals are in the tank? Now that we’re in the throes of the holiday … Continue reading

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Post Script by Rebecca Heflin

My September 15th blog post was all about change and the big change I’d recently made in my day-job career. This is a P.S. to my Change is Good (I Think) blog post. I’m here to tell you change is … Continue reading

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Change is Good (I think) by Rebecca Heflin

You know the old adage “Change is good?” Well, after fifteen years as legal counsel for a major research university, I decided it was time to move on. Same employer, different role. I’ll admit, I’m not fond of change. Which … Continue reading

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My Top Five Favorite (Writerly) Things by Rebecca Heflin

A writer-friend recently asked me what my go-to craft books are, so I thought I’d share those with you here today. Goal, Motivation, & Conflict by Debra Dixon is a must-have tool for any fiction writer. Her clear, concise explanation … Continue reading

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Romance Writers Gone Wild – A Recap by Rebecca Heflin

It all started with insomnia. Usually my insomnia-induced middle of the night ideas are as crazy as my dreams, but even in the light of day this seemed like a good idea: a Facebook event called “Romance Writers Gone Wild.” … Continue reading

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Staying Organized in the Digital Age by Rebecca Heflin

Way back in the Dark Ages, we used to make manila file folders, maybe using a label maker or a typewriter (remember those?) to make a label, and then we’d file it away in a file cabinet, typically in alphabetical … Continue reading

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