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Carrie Spencer

Carrie Spencer has written 270 posts for Romance University

Emotional Description: 3 Common Problems with Show & Tell – Angela Ackerman

We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Because of the four-day holiday, we decided to post one of our older columns written by the fab Angela Ackerman. Grab a leftover drumstick and join us! If […]

Can a Published Author Find Life Balance? by Kelsey Browning

Welcome back to Kelsey Browning one of Romance University’s co-founders! Today she’s going to tell us how to be an author AND lead a more balanced life! Go Kelsey! This morning, I made a boo-boo. […]

Publishing From Scrivener to Kindle with Pat Haggerty

Just when you think you know everything Scrivener can do, you find out you can also publish to Kindle with it! Amazing, right? Just ask our brilliant tech guru Pat Haggerty how it’s done. I […]

Editing and Proofreading Tidbits by Karen R. Sanderson

When you’re looking for a guest for RU and you run across a woman on twitter named Word Shark? Oh yeah, you can bet she’s going to get an invite! Karen Sanderson aka The Word […]

Love, HH

A funny thing happens when you write romance. Sure, you learn all about characterization, HEA’s and plot twists. But you also make friends. Dear friends. I’ve made those here at RU and around the web. […]

Handsome Hansel presents: Sex Is Not Romantic…Or So I’ve Been Told

Greetings, RU Crew! Your characters have exchanged longing looks across the room, held hands and possibly, shared a few kisses. And now, they’ve arrived at a major turning point in the story. I call it the love scene. Others […]

To Tweet or Not to Tweet: The Writer’s Social Media Dilemma – Tessa Shapcott

Welcome back editor Tessa Shapcott. Are you a fan of Twitter? Do you use it daily in your quest to find new authors/readers? Or do you pretend it’s not there? Let’s find out Tessa’s view […]

Master Your To-Do List in 6 Easy Steps with Mel Jolly

Welcome Author’s Assistant Mel Jolly to RU. I ran across Mel’s website and knew I had to have her as a guest when I saw her website banner – “Keeping Authors out of the Loony […]

Careers in Romance Novels and How They Affect Characterization with Summerita Rhayne

Welcome Summerita Rhayne to Romance University! Today Summerita tells us how your characters career should fit their personality! Character building is tough to nail in fiction but especially hard in romantic fiction where you need […]

Masquerade Magic – Reader Roundup with Amy Alessio

The fun of Halloween arrives this month, giving us all a chance to be someone else. Romance novels capture this excitement with stories of masquerade balls and other hidden identity adventures. Tiffany Clare explores two […]

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