Author Archives: Rebecca Heflin

About Rebecca Heflin

I've dreamed of writing romantic fiction since I was fifteen and my older sister sneaked a copy of Kathleen Woodiwiss' Shanna to me and told me to read it. Now I write women's fiction and contemporary romance under the name Rebecca Heflin. In case you're wondering, Rebecca Heflin is an abbreviated version of my great-great grandmother's name: Sarah Anne Rebecca Heflin Apple Smith. Whew! And you wondered why I shortened it. When not passionately pursuing my dream, I am busy with my day-job at a large state university or running the non-profit cancer organization my husband and I founded. I'm a member of Romance Writers of America (RWA), Florida Romance Writers, RWA Contemporary Romance, Savvy Authors, and Florida Writers Association. My mountain-climbing husband and I live at sea level in sunny Florida.

Graphic Design Tools for Dummies by Rebecca Heflin

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Today, I have a few tricks and a few treats! I bet you didn’t know when you became an author that you’d have to become a graphic designer too. Regardless of whether you’re indie-published, traditionally-published, or somewhere-in-between-published, gone … Continue reading

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Word (Count) Games by Rebecca Heflin

As authors, we’re always looking for ways to increase our daily or weekly word count, right? Some popular methods include writing sprints, social media challenges, NaNoWriMo, software programs that eat your words if you stop typing (YIKES!), and many more. … Continue reading

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Live From New York, It’s RWA! by Rebecca Heflin

I’m coming to you from high atop Times Square at the Marriott Marquis, this year’s location for the craziness that is the Romance Writers of America National Conference. Two thousand romance writers (mostly women, but there are men among our … Continue reading

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Visiting Scotland – An Outlander Addict’s Dream by Rebecca Heflin

Hubby and I spent two weeks in May touring Scotland, a destination that has long been on my bucket list, but even more so since I’ve joined the ranks of other Outlander addicts around the world. While there were other … Continue reading

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BookBub Featured Deal Amplifier Strategy: A Follow Up by Rebecca Heflin

Last blog post I wrote about amplifying the coveted BookBub Featured Deal for maximum effect. This post is a recap of my recent BookBub Featured Deal. My Strategy I applied for a Featured Deal for my three-novella series which I … Continue reading

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BookBub Featured Deal Amplifier Strategy by Rebecca Heflin

Being selected for a BookBub Featured Deal is like winning the lottery (although it will cost a whole lot more than that lottery ticket). But if you’re lucky enough to get a BookBub Featured Deal for one of your books, … Continue reading

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A Look Back at 2018 by Rebecca Heflin

With the start of a new year, many people take a look back at where they’ve been, before turning their attention to where they’re going. 2018 was an eventful year, both around the world, and in my own small sphere … Continue reading

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