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Giving Back

Here in the United States the Thanksgiving turkey is nothing but leftovers, which means that we are officially entering the season of giving. I’m not a fan of a black Friday—I’m too much of an introvert to get a thrill … Continue reading

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How Thick Does an Author’s Skin Need to Be

It’s times like these that an author would do well to grow a thick skin, perhaps something like that of a rhinoceros, or better yet a porcupine. Something that protects from the barbs, and sharpened teeth of a mad, frothing at the mouth, rabid reader. Continue reading

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The Multi-Genre Blues

Happy New Year and I need help! Variety is the spice of life, right? I’ve always believed so . . . but when it comes to being an author, sometimes variety can seriously complicate developing your author platform. This month … Continue reading

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Channeling Nora

Every voracious reader, including those of romance, has their favorite authors. Genres. Heat levels and writing styles. And what choices we have! Romance novels, with all their various genres and subgenres, can be had in whatever length we prefer, from … 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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Agent vs. Press: Why Choosing a Press Isn’t Bad

I know, getting an agent is the dream. I know of people who only query agents period. I’m still querying agents even after successfully publishing ten books and counting. An agent opens doors. But agents aren’t always the best path … Continue reading

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Beat the Block.

Yeah, yeah, this has been done a million times before. But not by me! 😛 Today I’m talking about Writer’s Block, this enigmatic phenomena of when your creative brain hits a wall in a juicy explosion of frustrating glory. And … Continue reading

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