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Carrie Peters

Carrie Peters has written 362 posts for Romance University

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 […]

LEAP HERE: on the Power of Improv for all Creative Professionals by Damon Suede

TweetDamon Suede, who visits RU with another spectacular post, shows how the concept of improv can improve your writing skills as well. I come to fiction from theatre. In some ways that gives me all […]

7 Killer Ways to Promote your Romance Novel By Sandra Beckwith

With a tagline like “Do-it-yourself book marketing tips, tools, and tactics” Sandra Beckwith was a shoe-in for a post with Romance University! Take it away Sandra! You think it’s harder to promote fiction than nonfiction? […]

Learning Indie Author Ropes. Just Don’t Hang Yourself. By Jackie Weger

TweetHelp me welcome Jackie Weger for her first post with RU! Jackie’s no BS post about being an indie author is something any author promoting their book should read! Just so you know up front, […]

Putting Books in Print: Worth the Hassle? Kayelle Allen

TweetRomance University is proud to announce Kayelle Allen as our newest regular contributor! Kayelle has posted with us several times before and always has great advice to give about book marketing. Welcome to RU Kayelle! […]

8 Ways to Touch the Heart of Your Reader with Rose Scott

TweetMy guest today, Rose Scott believes every good writer should be a good reader. I’m betting our RU Writing crew out there agrees! Have you ever paid attention to what kinds of books move you […]

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