Young Adult and New Adult author Heather Novak is in an open relationship…with the love of her life and the fictional characters in her head. After deciding her expensive film/screenwriting degree from Wayne State University should be used to make the world smile, she started writing Happily Ever Afters with a preternatural twist! (Don’t worry, she had to look up that word, too). Focusing on powerful imagery and emotional storytelling – you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll laugh so hard you’ll cry.
Heather resides in Metro Detroit with the love of her life and several imaginary (and hypoallergenic) pets. She strongly supports the use of sarcasm and the Oxford Comma.
Long (Serious) Bio:
A hopeless romantic since the age of six, Heather spent her nights reading vampire novels under her covers with a flashlight. After buying all of the L.J. Smith and Anne Rice books she could afford using babysitting money, she started writing her own ghost stories in the back of her math notebook. (Which explains a lot about her math grades!)
After competing internationally in theatre organ and placing third in the world, Heather graduated from Mercy High School and spent two years at Eastern Michigan University studying telecommunications and costume design. She joined forces with Tom Wilson on Somewhere In Time Radio to bring big band and theatre organ music into homes across the globe every Sunday. While recovering from cancer, she obsessed over books and movies, discovering her love of strong imagery and emotional storytelling.
Having found a new passion, Heather transferred to Wayne State University where she graduated with a BA in Film Studies with a concentration in screenwriting. She won “best student film” from the Detroit Film Center for her graduate level project “A Tragic Nursery Rhyme”. After graduation and the folding of the radio show, Heather dove head first into romance writing. She is Vice President of Communications for her Romance Writers of America Greater Detroit chapter, coordinator for the Booksellers’ Best Awards, and the Thursday blogger for Nights of Passion blog.
Heather resides near Detroit with the love of her life and several imaginary (and hypoallergenic) pets. When she’s not writing romance, she works as a professional ghostwriter and executive assistant to a prominent Metro Detroit business woman. Heather strongly supports the use of sarcasm and the Oxford Comma.
She is currently seeking representation.