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Carrie Peters

Carrie Peters has written 425 posts for Romance University

8 Tips to Create Your Writer’s Resume by Jennifer Scott

Writing a writer’s resume is very different from writing a resume in other fields. There are specific types of information you should include. Writer’s resumes are typically used when applying to grants, residencies and publications […]

Ever Wondered How Writing a Manuscript is Like Raising a Puppy? by Debbie Burns

Awww…who doesn’t love puppies? Debbie Burns has a surprising link between puppies and romance writing – read on! It might not seem like writing a romance novel has much in common with raising a puppy. […]

Romancing the Paranormal: 5 Tips For Putting the “Super” in Supernatural By Jeri Westerson

Welcome author Jeri Westerson in her first time posting with us on Romance University! I had a freelance editor tell me to “lose the romance between the heroine and the demon.” Needless to say, she […]

How to be Hooky with Rosalind James

Welcome back to Rosalind James with her latest blog on Hookiness. What is it, how to get it and how to make sure your readers love it! Hookiness. It’s what a good book is all […]

And the Winner Is!

Elizabeth Harmon has chosen the winner for the digital copy of Pairing Off, the first book in the Red Hot Russians series. Aaaand the winner is – Janet Walden West! Congratulations Janet and enjoy the […]

Romance Writers of America National Conference by Pat Haggerty

Every year, Romance Writers of America puts on an annual conference. More than 2000 writers, publishers, agents, editors, and other industry professionals descend on some unsuspecting city for days of workshops, editor/agent appointments, awards, etc. […]

Saving Grace… on Xenia, Hospitality Laws, and the Cats that Need Saving by Damon Suede

What happens when your characters are too likable? Is there such a thing? You bet, and Damon Suede is here to tell us how to make our characters fascinating and interesting. Much better than just […]

Nice Is The New Sexy: Creating a Swoonworthy Beta Hero By Elizabeth Harmon

Welcome back to Elizabeth Harmon with her post on Beta Heroes! The nice guy doesn’t always finish last! =) Larger-than-life, wealthy, commanding, the Alpha hero is the fantasy man woman dream of.  With the recent […]

The Romantic Times Booklovers Convention Report by Laura Stapleton

Fresh from the RT Convention Laura Stapleton gives us the low-down on what we missed! I have been to several different types of conventions, nearly all of them geeky in some form or another. Star […]

Building an Author Platform with Ginger Monette

Welcome Ginger Monette who is here to show us how to build an author platform and send your book off with a bang! Your manuscript is in the hands of your editor, and you’ve got […]

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