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Carrie Peters

Carrie Peters has written 411 posts for Romance University

The Writing Life: Positively Powerful By Elizabeth Harmon

Think positive! How many times do we hear that and think “pfft”.  Elizabeth Harmon is here to tell us how to turn that “pfft” into a resounding “YES!”. In March of 2015, I had every […]

Inspiration by Handsome Hansel

As a writer, inspiration can hit you at almost anytime, anywhere. Handsome Hansel shares his latest inspiring moment. Inspirations to write can come from the most unlikely places sometimes. I was sans car for a […]

Stars…I Want a Galaxy of Stars. But All I Got Was One by Helen Henderson

RU Writers, have you ever received a one star review? Helen Henderson tells us how to handle the not-so-hot reviews… This year I’m participating in my first writing challenge. We’re supposed to write a post […]

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 […]

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  • Jul 7, 2017 HOW TO WRITE AN EFFECTIVE HOOK with Trident Media Group Literary Agent Mark Gottlieb

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