Back from Hiatus – It’s Been too Long

Heidi Slowinski

Happy 5782 readers! I hope you enjoyed a Happy Rosh Hashanah and an easy, meaningful Yom Kippur fast.

I’ve been on a little hiatus from my blog for the past three months. First, I’d like to thank the many of you who contacted me during this time. I appreciate all of you!

The biggest news to come out of this break is: I have relocated to southern Alabama! I’m originally from Wisconsin and when the opportunity to get away from the harsh winters came along, I took it. It’s been a great transition, so far. I’m enjoying the warmer weather and being in close proximity to the beach. I’ve been embraced by a new synagogue community, which has also been fantastic. And now that I’m finally all settled in, I am excited to get back to normal life, including writing.

New Features on the Blog

I’m making a few adjustments to my usual blogging routine:

  • Contests have been changed to open submissions centered around a seasonal theme. From the now until the end of October, I will be accepting submissions centered around the theme of Giving Thanks. Selections will be published during the month of November. I am really looking forward to giving a voice to fellow writers and to reading your submissions.
  • I am going to be cutting back on the number of books I will be accepting per month for review. This is to allow me more time for my personal reading list as well as time to write. I’ll be featuring more reading lists centered around a common theme between reviews.
  • Authors are welcome to request interviews with me. Please use the form on the Contact Me page. Interviews will continue to run on Tuesdays.

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Big News

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The House on Maple Street is now available in hardcover!

That’s right! My debut novel is now available in hardcover. Pick up your copy on Amazon today. It’s also available in paperback and e-book. Kindle Unlimited readers can read for free.

Take a minute to add it to your Goodreads reading list. And when you’ve finished enjoying it, please add a review.

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