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Carrie Spencer

Carrie Spencer has written 253 posts for Romance University

Braiding Your Story with Laurie Schnebly Campbell

Grab yourself a cup of coffee and snuggle up next to your computer/smartphone/laptop and read this excellent article by my favorite VP – Laurie Schnebly Campbell. What makes a story braided? At first glance that […]

I Went to RWA Nationals and Got a Lot More Than a Bag from Harlequin – Pat Haggerty

Did you make it to RWA Nationals? Pat Haggerty did – and here’s his thoughts about what he did, who he saw and just how hot it gets in San Antonio! Just about a month […]

Outlander Hits the Small Screen with Elizabeth Eckhart

Have you read the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon? Have you watched the new series? Elizabeth Eckhart joins us today with her views on the new series AND the actors who portray Jamie and Claire. […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule August 25-29

How’s the weather in your part of the world? Here we’ve got major thunderstorms and high humidity. Blech. But the lectures at RU always bring a bit of sunshine into our days no matter the […]

Reader Roundup – Romantic Rodeo with Amy Alessio

Western romances endure in popularity with stories of schoolteachers and sheriffs, but these clever authors have set the spirit of those stories in modern times with rodeo romances. It is fun to see some lady […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – August 18-23

Take a breather in your wild schedule and spend some quality time with us at RU. We’ve got great lectures lined up for you this week! Monday, August 18 – Sara Megibow Sells Romance – […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule August 11-15

While you’re at the local store picking up notebooks, crayons and pencil sharpeners, keep in mind YOU’RE still learning here every week with Romance University! Monday, August 11 – Creativity, Writing, and the Ever-Changing Face […]

Rockin’ Romance – Reader Roundup with Amy Alessio

I had posters of Prince and Bon Jovi in my room as a teen and wrote (terrible) fan fiction inspired by them. Who doesn’t have fantasizes about rock stars? In these stories, stars find love. […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – August 4 – August 9th

The days might be getting a bit shorter – but we’re not letting up at all in our quest to bring you the best lectures every single week! Monday, August 4 – Anna Sugden presents: […]

Setting—It’s More Than The Name of a City with Kat Cantrell

A big thank-you today for Kat Cantrell who’s filling in for Handsome Hansel on super short notice. Her post below on setting is a definite keeper! One of the greatest inventions of the last ten […]

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