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Carrie Peters

Carrie Peters has written 398 posts for Romance University

Staking Acclaim: the Hidden Punch of Pull Quotes by Damon Suede

If Nora Roberts endorsed your romance novel, you’d be ecstatic.  But did you know there’s a craft to writing a fabulous pull quote? Damon Suede is here to tell us how… In our business, endorsements […]

Backing Your Writing up to the Cloud by Patrick Haggerty

I’m a fanatic backer-upper…I’ve lost too much stuff over the years to not be a rat packer about data.  Pat Haggerty tells us the best ways to back up out most important documents. Backing Your […]

The One Romance Novel Trope Every Author Deals With Behind The Scenes: Constant Rejection

First time RU poster Michael Alvear shows us how to deal with rejection – by comparing them to romance tropes! Read on! The damsel in distress isn’t just a tried and true trope in a […]

Second Chance at Love—Get it Right the First Time by Tessa Shapcott

Welcome welcome Tessa Shapcott!!  I LOVE second chance at love stories, don’t you? When everything comes together and they sail off into an HEA..sigh. =) Here’s Tessa to show us how to make that happen. […]

Winner of Plotting Via Motivation Class with Laurie Schnebly Campbell

Congratulations to……*drum roll please* ….Shiloh Saddler!! You’ll be receiving an invitation to join Laurie’s class soon! Whoot! =)

The Secret Driver by Laurie Schnebly Campbell

Whom what, when, where and why. Questions you ask yourself for each book you start. Sometimes the answers are clear as a bell, other times, well you just don’t know where your characters are going […]

Busy Authors Should Simplify Social Media Efforts by Cecelia Mecca

Welcome first time poster Cecelia Mecca with her time saving ideas for any of us who might be busy. =) Like all of us!! Read on… Busy Authors Should Simplify Social Media Efforts by Analyzing […]

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 […]

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