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Carrie Spencer

Carrie Spencer has written 287 posts for Romance University

Announcing the Valentine’s Giveaway Winners!

Okay, RU followers. It’s been two whole weeks since we posted details of our big Valentine Giveaway! The contest was open to everyone who commented on that post. We asked you to indicate your preference […]

Is Your Writing Routine Effective? with Tracy Collins

Help me welcome Tracy Collins with her first ever post to RU! Ask any writer about the biggest challenge they’ve faced and chances are the answer will have to do with the lack of organization. […]

Software to Help Focus Your Writing Time with Pat Haggerty

Do you get distracted while trying to write? Lord knows I do! Pat Haggerty is here to show us how to avoid the distractions and get down to the nitty gritty of writing. Can you […]

Valentine’s Day Giveaway!

It’s Friday the 13th, so of course we’re celebrating…VALENTINE’S DAY! First of all, a huge THANK YOU to all the authors who have generously agreed to donate their ebooks, paperbacks or hardcover books to this […]

The External Story vs. The Internal Story with Lori Wilde

Today we’re reposting a fabulous article from Lori Wilde…I met Lori when I first decided to become a romance writer – her class opened a new world to me! At this point in time, stories […]

Jane Austen’s South Asian Sisters with Zeenat Mahal

Help me welcome Zeenat Mahal, a romance author from Pakistan who wants to broaden your reading horizons. =) I grew up in Pakistan, far, far away from Pemberley, dreaming of Mr. Darcy. For those who know […]

Creating Likable Characters by Heather Webb

I’ve talked a lot about characters here at RU (see my articles on Character Motivation, Action, & Goals and Character Renewal a.k.a. Character Arc), and as far as I can tell, it’s a favorite subject […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule January 19-23

It’s time for Romance University’s Weekly Lecture Schedule – join us this week Monday, Wednesday and Friday for these great lectures! Monday, January 19 – Leslie Vohs 7 steps to becoming a successful self editor […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule January 12-16

We’re knee deep in snow and cold temperatures here in the Midwest – but luckily we’ve got these great lectures to keep us warm! =) Monday, January 12 – Liz Talley What is Good for […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule Jan 5-9

Have you made your New Years resolutions? I sure have, and one of those (besides the never-ending must eat better!) is to take RU lectures to heart AND to the keyboard. This is the year, […]

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