Category Archives: According to Rebecca

How Does Your Garden Grow? by Rebecca Heflin

My husband and I lead sometimes frenetic lives. I have a full-time day job, we run the non-profit we founded, we’re very involved in our community, he volunteers at our local academic medical center, and, oh yeah, I write romance … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of COVID-19 by Rebecca Heflin

As more stay-at-home orders are issued, and warnings of extended social distancing and isolation, it could become difficult to spend so much one-on-one time with our significant others, that we begin to take them for granted, or worse, become irritated … Continue reading

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Wanna Get Away? by Rebecca Heflin

We writers spend a lot of time locked in our writing caves, sipping coffee and eavesdropping in coffee shops, or wherever our preferred writing locale is. But sometimes we just want to get away—for a day, a weekend, a week, … Continue reading

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Dealing with Burnout by Rebecca Heflin

True confession time: I crashed and burned. For the first time in my almost ten year writing career, I blew past my self-imposed deadline and delayed my book release. I could chalk it up to life events, and there were … Continue reading

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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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