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Carrie Peters

Carrie Peters has written 436 posts for Romance University

Seriously, Series by Laurie Schnebly Campbell

I do love reading series, and only wish the authors could somehow churn out one a month or so. =) But alas, writing a series is HARD WORK, but Laurie Schnebly Campbell is here to […]

Travel as Inspiration for Writing by Pat Haggerty

OMG! Who travels more than Pat Haggerty? Absolutely no one I know. And here’s why YOU should travel too! In my day job, I work as a computer consultant and trainer, and I travel around […]

The Eyes Have It by Michael Alvear

Welcome back to Michael Alvear with a fascinating study on what people REALLY look at on Amazon! What do Amazon shoppers do when they land on your book page?  Where do their eyes go?  Where […]

Wrong Mountain… Goals We’re Given and the Prizes Nobody Wants by Damon Suede

As always, Damon Suede hits the nail on the head with goalsetting and career paths for the writer. Read on! As it often is these days, our industry is undergoing violent, seismic shifts that will […]

Writing Tips by Anne Elizabeth

Thanks for sharing some of your favorite writing tips Anne Elizabeth!! Crafting a story can be one of the most fulfilling experiences in the arts. When I was asked to provide a few tips for […]

How to Create Page Turning Dialogue by Gina Conkle

Welcome to author Gina Conkle and her first post with RU! We’re glad to have you aboard! Dialogue is a much-debated topic in romance. One day you’re at a conference and a bestselling author spouts […]

Parallel Structure and Parallelism by Nan Reinhardt

Read through this great post by Nan Reinhardt – it will make all the difference in your writing AND your reading from here on out! Editor Nan here and today we’re going to talk about […]

Supplying Breadcrumbs: How to Hint at a Character’s Emotional Wound – Angela Ackerman

Another fabulous post by Angela Ackerman – every romance writer needs to know about emotional wounds for their characters! You’re going to want to bookmark this post! Emotional wounds are transformative and have the power […]

The Writer’s Black Moment by Donna Cummings

Welcome back one of my favorite peeps – Donna Cummings! As writers, we’re familiar with The Black Moment for our characters. It’s when things look the bleakest. Whatever they’ve tried to achieve up to this […]

SLEUTHFEST 2018 – By Victoria Landis

When I heard about Sleuthfest via an email, I invited Victoria Landis to tell us a bit more about it! Writers’ conferences are so much fun, right?  Please say you’ve been to at least one.  […]

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