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Carrie Peters

Carrie Peters has written 383 posts for Romance University

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 […]

Secondary Characters in Romance – Yay or Nay by Summerita Rhayne

Romance readers are often very selective about the kind of romance they read. To an outsider romance fiction is one genre, but just ask one of us! A reader of historical fiction may not think […]

Can I Have 15 Minutes of Your Time? Donna Cummings

Help me welcome Donna Cummings from All About the Writing. Today she’s going to help us raise our productivity level and lower our procrastination level! “Wow, how am I expected to handle that? It’s huge.” […]

Finding My Voice…and Other Mid-life Tales by Ava Branson

What happens when your life turns upside down? Ava Branson tells us how it affected her writing ….for the better! As is true for so many people, reading has been a huge part of my […]

C’mon, Let’s Celebrate! with Donna Cummings

Donna Cummings and I have had many virtual celebrations – most involving make-believe brownies and some sort of alcoholic beverage. From births and birthdays to actually getting out of bed and getting dressed for the […]

WordPress Updates – Just Do It! by Carrie Peters

One day, RU Faculty Carrie Peters was helping a friend update her WP site, when it all disappeared. Nothing but a white screen. What happened? How did she recover? What if this ever happens to […]

The Secret to Self-Publishing Success – It’s Odd by Laura Stapleton

Welcome a dear friend of mine Laura Stapleton with her first post to RU. Hooray! Ever stand in line at the supermarket, see those “Lose Thirty Pounds in Two Seconds” and throw the magazine in […]

Advice for Keyboard Athletes—How Olympic Psychology Can Work for Writers by Tessa Shapcott

Did you watch the Olympics? Glued to the screen or just watch the highlights? Either way, Tessa Shapcott shows us how you can use the same training the Olympians use, and bring it to your […]

Scrivener for Ipad by Pat Haggerty

Scrivener for iPad You don’t want me to get started on the desktop version of Scrivener; we’d be here all day. Suffice it to say, Scrivener is the King of editors for long or short […]

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