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Carrie Spencer

Carrie Spencer has written 265 posts for Romance University

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 […]

Reader Roundup – Romantic Rodeo with Amy Alessio

Western romances endure in popularity with stories of schoolteachers and sheriffs, but these clever authors have set the spirit of those stories in modern times with rodeo romances. It is fun to see some lady […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – August 18-23

Take a breather in your wild schedule and spend some quality time with us at RU. We’ve got great lectures lined up for you this week! Monday, August 18 – Sara Megibow Sells Romance – […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule August 11-15

While you’re at the local store picking up notebooks, crayons and pencil sharpeners, keep in mind YOU’RE still learning here every week with Romance University! Monday, August 11 – Creativity, Writing, and the Ever-Changing Face […]

Rockin’ Romance – Reader Roundup with Amy Alessio

I had posters of Prince and Bon Jovi in my room as a teen and wrote (terrible) fan fiction inspired by them. Who doesn’t have fantasizes about rock stars? In these stories, stars find love. […]

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