What Do You Call Books Free from Explicit Content?

Lori Wolf-Heffner reading one of her books. Her series Between Worlds is free from explicit content.

I set out to write books free from explicit content, but I didn’t know there was an actual term for that. The term is “clean books,” which isn’t what it sounds like. In this blog post, I’ll explain what clean books are…

Writing about Anger While Keeping the Story Uplifting & Real

A pile of old suitcases wtih a pair of pink high-tops at the top. The cover for Between Worlds 1: The Move by Lori Wolf-Heffner

Have you ever read a story or watched a movie only to be disappointed in the ending because the protagonist won too easily? Don’t get me wrong: sometimes I enjoy a little cheese in my entertainment, especially at Christmastime, but I can…

“Between Worlds,” a Book Series for Teens, Gets a New Look

The redesigned book covers for "Between Worlds," a teen book series by Lori Wolf-Heffner

Starting later this month, you’ll see a new look to my book series for teens, Between Worlds. My graphics designer made some changes to her business, so it no longer made sense for the two of us to work together. I’m unveiling…

Between Worlds 4: What Friends Do

Cover for "Between Worlds 4: What Friends Do" by Canadian author Lori Wolf-Heffner

It’s officially out! Between Worlds 4: What Friends Do can be ordered starting today. In this instalment to my young adult series, Elisabeth and Juliana are forced to make difficult decisions that come with strong, social ramifications. But events like these are…

How Essentrics® Fits with My Writing Business

by Christine Peets, Captions Communications  Your first question might be, “What is Essentrics®?” The answer: a fitness program designed to re-balance the body through simultaneous stretching and strengthening all of the muscles and rebalancing the joints. Now, your second question: “How does…

“Between Worlds” Now Available as Large Print Books

Sophie Morgan, a supporting character in Between Worlds, is twelve and has juvenile macular degeneration. Aside from attempting to improve accessibility for my readers in general, it also seemed appropriate to offer the novels as large print books because of Sophie. However,…

Katharina Wolf: The Inspiration Behind Elisabeth Schuhmacher

Cover image for Lori Wolf-Heffner's "The Move" from the "Between Worlds" series

As a writer, I have my fingers typing away at many different projects, which keeps my creativity flowing. Today’s topic is my young adult series, Between Worlds, and the historical protagonist, Elisabeth. Elisabeth’s story is historical fiction, which means her timeline is…

Oh No! Fixing Errors From Between Worlds 1: The Move

Lori Wolf-Heffner with an "oh oh" look on her face

Reviewing Between Worlds 1: The Move after it had been released was exhilarating and depressing. Not only had I finally published my first novel, but I also found a few errors. In addition, several kind souls pointed out some inaccuracies to me,…

Getting Back on Top of Your Goals

It’s Not too Late The first quarter of 2018 is almost over. So, I’m going to ask that ominous question, the one that sounds like the monster that’s been hiding in your closet all these years, whose presence you keep denying to…