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Carrie Peters

Carrie Peters has written 357 posts for Romance University

Now a Word from the Copy Editor . . .Nan Reinhardt

TweetCopyeditor Nan Reinhardt gives us a new word of the day – and a reason to hope we never get to use it when writing our books! Anachronism—it’s a great word, isn’t it? I love […]

Sports Romance Is More Than The Score By Elizabeth Harmon

While I’m not a fan of sports, I do love me some sports romance! Elizabeth Harmon is here to tell us a bit more on how to make your sports romance more authentic. It had […]

Romance Writers: Find Your Readers on Pinterest by Frances Caballo

Social Media guru Frances Caballo steps away from her fabulous website Social Media Just for Writers for a day to tell us the best way to find our readers on Pinterest! In 2015, the Pew […]

Writing a Negative Protagonist: Balancing Shades of Grey in Your Character by Summerita Rhayne

Welcome back to Summerita Rhayne. Today Summerita is going to walk us through the 50 shades of grey – in your character. =) All the memorable characters in fiction are complex and sometimes even obscure. […]

Author Blogging: How, How Much, How Often By Kayelle Allen

Kayelle Allen is a busy woman. And as such she asked herself how often did she REALLY need to blog? She shares her answers with our RU crew! As an author, leader of two writing […]

What Could Possibly Go Wrong by Donna Cummings

What if….it’s a question that plagues writers, but it can be used to your advantage! Let regular contributor Donna Cummings tell you how. Writers worry. All the time. It’s second nature, so we probably don’t […]

Finding your Alpha: Not Your Alpha Hero; Your Alpha Reader by Rissa Brahm

Everyone knows about the alpha hero right? Right. But what about an alpha reader? Rissa Brahm explains. There’s no such thing as the perfect alpha hero—in fact, we count on his flaws. There is also […]

Good Presentation—Can it Really Influence How your Novel is Received and Perceived? By Tessa Shapcott

For everyone who has self-published out there, you’ve asked yourself whether you need a professional to copy edit your work. Tessa Shapcott is here to tell you her side of why you should! In my […]

Creating Author Newsletters With MailChimp by Pat Haggerty

Do you have a newsletter on your author website? No? Well here’s your chance to learn about Mailchimp from our resident expert Pat Haggerty – he’ll steer you in the right direction! Staying connected with […]

Plotting: The Flow of Your Story by Houston Havens

TweetHave you ever had a severe case of writer’s block? Well, maybe the problem is something you hadn’t quite realized yet… Houston Havens tells us more! As a successful traditional and self-published author, I’m asked […]

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