Rachel Funk Heller

Rachel Funk Heller began her career as a journalist and worked as an independent television writer/producer for over two decades. She's worked for a variety of industry clients as well as the Hawaii State Department of Education. She is a former CNN producer who worked in both the Atlanta headquarters and the Washington D.C. bureau. She is the creator of "The Writer's Coloring Book®" check it out at writerscoloriningbook.com

  • Making Lemonade As Fast As I F**king can

    Okay, hi-dee-ho, time for another post from the wacky-weirdness of hellafunkadella. Let’s see, we’re working on moving mom into a nursing home! There’s a happy topic? Actually, not so good. How about the news that some old CNN friends being laid off? One after working at the network for 25 YEARS! Ick. No fun there. […]

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  • Why We Need to Talk about Death and Dying

    Cheerful topic, Yes? No? Halloween is really over. Some of you might have heard but I had some sudden news; that while I was in Houston, basking in the glow of Story Masters and the font of all knowledge, back in San Diego my dear half-sister Patty, died. She had been dealing with cancer for […]

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  • The Story Masters, Scout, and Me

    Today was the last day of Story Masters and they went out with a bang. Don Maass lead a chapter by chapter analysis of “To Kill A Mockingbird” by Harper Lee. And at the end of the day, they were sweet enough to pose for pictures. One of the most important elements they all seemed […]

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