Weekly Lecture Schedule for March 26 – March 30, 2012
Spring is here! We’ve got more than your garden variety of lectures this week. Katie Lane starts the week off with a talk on writing small town romances. Donna Cummings poses the question, the power of what if? Want to write a story that keeps the reader turning the pages? Laura Griffin tells us how. On Friday, K.M. Weiland addresses the use of conflict in dialogue.
Mon, 3/26 – What is it about a small town that makes it a terrific locale for a book? Author Katie Lane divulges the secrets of writing the small town romance. http://www.katielanebooks.com
Wed, 3/28 – Hindsight is 20/20, but author Donna Cummings addresses the big what if questions and their role in the plot and structure of your story. http://www.allaboutthewriting.com
Thur, 3/29 – Remember that book you just couldn’t put down? NYT best-selling author Laura Griffin gives us tips on how to hook the reader from the first page to the last. http://www.lauragriffin.com
Fri, 3/30 – Author/blogger K.M. Weiland shows us how conflict in dialogue can move the plot forward and enhance characterization. http://wordplay-kmweiland.blogspot.com
All Romance University lectures are generously provided by our Visiting Professors. RU is a tuition-free zone!
All our best,
Jennifer Tanner, Becke Martin-Davis, Kelsey Browning, Adrienne Giordano, Robin Covington, Carrie Spencer, and Tracey Devlyn.
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- Writing the Small Town Romance with Katie Lane