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Carrie Peters

Carrie Peters has written 391 posts for Romance University

Editor Nan on Comma Usage

Let’s Talk Commas When it comes to comma usage, how many of us reach back into our memories to ninth-grade English class? What was it that your teacher told you about when to use a […]

How to Cope with Anxiety and Overwhelm using Fractals by Nina Harrington

Betcha thought we’d lost our marbles. Fractals? Romance writing? Carrie, you’ve gone over the deep end! Hang on, before you send me to the rubber room read Nina Harrington‘s post first! Imagine that you are […]

How I Used Instafreebie to Grow My Fan Base Ines Johnson

Ines Johnson is here to introduce authors to InstaFreebie, a product designed to easily get free books into readers hands. In a never-ending quest to find new readers for your books, have you considered setting […]

Make a Wish List with Donna Cummings

For the first time in many years, I am resolution-free. Not sure how it happened, but I haven’t come up with a single thing I’ve got to push myself to accomplish. That is until I […]

Here I am again =)

Welcome back, my friend. Handsome Hansel joins us again at RU to tell us how he’s becoming a writer. Again. Like a bad penny, here I am again. 😉 Gawd, have I missed you all. […]

Geeky Writer Gifts with Pat Haggerty

There is little that makes me happier than receiving some piece of geekery. Gadgets abound in my home, from talking remote controls to the latest in rolling pins. I have no control. And I’m betting […]

It Happens to the Best of Us by Barbara Wallace

If you’ve ever suffered through writer’s block, Barbara Wallace has some thoughts as to how you got there, and how to escape! Google Writer’s Block online and you’ll find loads of tricks on how to […]

He Said, She Said by Tracy Tappan

What did you say? I said, he said, she said. The most over-used phrase in books! But Tracy Tappan is here to show us a few alternatives that will spiff up your writing. HE SAID, […]

First Glance… On Meeting Characters and Making Impressions by Damon Suede

Even flying cross country in wild turbulence, Damon Suede puts together another fabulous post. =0) Learn how to get your audience to fall head over heels for your characters. Romance audiences show up looking for […]

Some Formatting Tips That Will Make Your Copy Editor Happy by Nan Reinhardt

Copyeditors are people too! Read Nan Reinhardt’s list of how to make things just a tiny bit easier for them! I realize that as you’re working away on your novel, making your copy editor happy […]

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