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Carrie Spencer

Carrie Spencer has written 259 posts for Romance University

Reinventing the Cliché Write What You Know by Victoria Bale

I’m sure you’ve heard the expression write what you know right? Today Victoria Bale is going to tell us her interpretation of it. Write what you know. We’ve all heard it. So much, in fact, […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule September 22-26

The temperatures are cooling off here in the midwest – but our romance lectures are as HOT as ever! Take a look and see what’s happening this week at RU! Monday, September 22 – Reinventing […]

Someday My Prince Will Come – Reader Roundup by Amy Alessio

Or not, but at least the stories are fun. Enjoy these fantasies about Princes as heroes or fairy tale themed romances. Harry is still single, right ladies? Park your glass slippers at the door and […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule Sept 15-20

School is back in session – for the kids and for romance writers too! Join us three (sometimes more!) times a week for lectures from our Visiting Professors to hone up your romance writing skills. […]

Heart for Teacher – Reader Roundup with Amy Alessio

Bless the many teachers heading back into the classrooms this fall. Old West romance stories usually feature a schoolteacher, and Regencies star governesses, but professors appear in modern stories too. Enjoy these stories about them […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule September 1-5

The last day of August?? How did that happen? Summer just flew by, but luckily we’ve got some great lectures that should stop you in your tracks! Take a breath and join us this week! […]

Braiding Your Story with Laurie Schnebly Campbell

Grab yourself a cup of coffee and snuggle up next to your computer/smartphone/laptop and read this excellent article by my favorite VP – Laurie Schnebly Campbell. What makes a story braided? At first glance that […]

I Went to RWA Nationals and Got a Lot More Than a Bag from Harlequin – Pat Haggerty

Did you make it to RWA Nationals? Pat Haggerty did – and here’s his thoughts about what he did, who he saw and just how hot it gets in San Antonio! Just about a month […]

Outlander Hits the Small Screen with Elizabeth Eckhart

Have you read the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon? Have you watched the new series? Elizabeth Eckhart joins us today with her views on the new series AND the actors who portray Jamie and Claire. […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule August 25-29

How’s the weather in your part of the world? Here we’ve got major thunderstorms and high humidity. Blech. But the lectures at RU always bring a bit of sunshine into our days no matter the […]

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