Heather Weidner

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Virginia Beach, The United States



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Originally from Virginia Beach, Heather Weidner has been a mystery fan since Scooby Doo and Nancy Drew. She currently lives in Central Virginia with her husband and a pair of Jack Russell terriers. When she’s not reading and writing, Heather enjoys kayaking, photography, and visiting the beach as often as possible.

Heather is a member of Sisters in Crime International, SinC-Central Virginia, James River Writers, and Guppies.

She blogs regularly with Pens, Paws, and Claws.

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Heather Weidner Don't give up! Writing is work. It's hard, and you have to have thick-skin sometimes. But it's worth it.
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How to Have a Successful Facebook Party

Facebook parties are good ways to create some buzz around your book, especially a launch or a milestone celebration. Here are some things I’ve learned over the years.

When you create one, you need to decide where to host it — on your author page or your event page. I’ve done both. For mine, I tend to have them on my author page.

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Too cute! Love all the great dog pix and jokes!
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Fun summer read! I loved the twist at the end.
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I enjoyed it. It's fast-paced, and you get to see the relationship of the two main characters evolve.
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What a fun read. Add it to your beach or pool bag for this summer. I love the twists and turns (and lots of drama). An old diary and a dime store novel reveal a secret in present day Washington, DC.
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I’m so excited to have my story “Art Attack” in this collection about the sweet, deadly south. Check it out. Lynn Cahoon, Sherry Harris, Libby Hall, and many others have great stories about strong women and interesting locales.
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I love Scottoline's all-female law firm in Philadelphia. What a fun, fast read with lots of plot twists.
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