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Carrie Peters

Carrie Peters has written 366 posts for Romance University

How To Vividly Describe a Setting That You’ve Never Visited by Angela Ackerman

Woohoo! Angela Ackerman is back in the house with another fabulous post! Do not miss this one! One of the big decisions writers are faced with is whether to choose a real location for the […]

Starting a New Author’s Group—Part Three: Working Toward the Future By Beppie Harrison

In our final of a three-part series on how to start a writer’s group, Beppie Harrison explains how to grow and work toward the future! Read on! Your new author’s group is now a reality, […]

Starting a New Author’s Group—Part Two: Promotion By Barbara Bettis

Today we dive straight into promotion for your author’s group with Barbara Bettis! When starting a new author’s group, promotion of the group and the individual authors is a major consideration. Social media is your […]

Starting a New Author’s Group—Part One: Getting Started By Màiri Norris

Help me welcome Màiri Norris and some of her author’s group! For the next 3 days we’ll be talking about the ins and outs of starting your own author’s group – is it easy? Nope. […]

Enjoy Your Creativity by Donna Cummings

TweetWelcome back to RU Contributor Donna Cummings! Today Donna’s going to talk to us about embracing your inner weirdo…lol….read ahead for a better explanation! The best advice is always stuff we already know. We just […]

Tripping over Tropes by Adite Banerjie

Tripping over Tropes When I first got into writing fiction, little did I know that I’d end up writing three romance novels back to back in three years. I have always fantasised about writing across […]

Improving Your Writing With AutoCrit by Pat Haggerty

TweetEvery time I think Pat Haggerty can’t out-do his last post on RU, he comes up with another amazing article. Ever heard of AutoCrit? Check out what this software can do for you and your […]

Readers’ Choice: On the Power of Set Pieces and Whammos by Damon Suede

TweetIn another not-to-be-missed post, Damon Suede teaches us about “set pieces and whammos” and how they can make or break your story. A set piece can refer to anything from an action-packed chase to a particularly sexy seduction or […]

Converting Backstory into Character with Theresa Stevens, Editor

Due to an unexpected glitch, we’re re-running a post by our favorite editor Theresa Stevens! Theresa Stevens joins RU once again (yay!) to lead us through the process of character development. Fire up your printers […]

Now a Word from the Copy Editor . . . Nan Reinhardt

TweetCopyeditor Nan Reinhardt gives us a new word of the day – and a reason to hope we never get to use it when writing our books! Anachronism—it’s a great word, isn’t it? I love […]

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