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

  • “Come Together”: The Beatles ode to Jesus???

    Yes, the title of this post has pissed you off already. John Lennon certainly kicked up a fuss with his famous, “We have become more popular than Jesus” remark. But, stick with me for a moment. So, just to let you know, I am old enough to remember The Beatles. I was about five when […]

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  • “Feeling Like A Failure” or “Quick, lock up the booze”

    Okay, today’s nugget of crap that needs transforming is one near and dear to all of us. Failure. I received another rejection email. Ugh. It’s such a rotten, rotten feeling. A year or so of work to write and revise the novel, only to be met with  those one or two sentences that basically say, […]

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  • The Great Baroness P.D. James

    When the subject of murder mysteries comes up for me, the greatest influence in my writing career has to be P.D. James. Or rather, Baroness Phyllis Dorothy James of Holland Park. Yes, the Queen named her a Baroness. There is a great background article for those who are unfamiliar with her work on her Random […]

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