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Carrie Peters

Carrie Peters has written 375 posts for Romance University

Starting a New Author’s Group—Part Three: Working Toward the Future By Beppie Harrison

In our final of a three-part series on how to start a writer’s group, Beppie Harrison explains how to grow and work toward the future! Read on! Your new author’s group is now a reality, […]

Starting a New Author’s Group—Part Two: Promotion By Barbara Bettis

Today we dive straight into promotion for your author’s group with Barbara Bettis! When starting a new author’s group, promotion of the group and the individual authors is a major consideration. Social media is your […]

Starting a New Author’s Group—Part One: Getting Started By Màiri Norris

Help me welcome Màiri Norris and some of her author’s group! For the next 3 days we’ll be talking about the ins and outs of starting your own author’s group – is it easy? Nope. […]

Enjoy Your Creativity by Donna Cummings

TweetWelcome back to RU Contributor Donna Cummings! Today Donna’s going to talk to us about embracing your inner weirdo…lol….read ahead for a better explanation! The best advice is always stuff we already know. We just […]

Tripping over Tropes by Adite Banerjie

Tripping over Tropes When I first got into writing fiction, little did I know that I’d end up writing three romance novels back to back in three years. I have always fantasised about writing across […]

Improving Your Writing With AutoCrit by Pat Haggerty

TweetEvery time I think Pat Haggerty can’t out-do his last post on RU, he comes up with another amazing article. Ever heard of AutoCrit? Check out what this software can do for you and your […]

Readers’ Choice: On the Power of Set Pieces and Whammos by Damon Suede

TweetIn another not-to-be-missed post, Damon Suede teaches us about “set pieces and whammos” and how they can make or break your story. A set piece can refer to anything from an action-packed chase to a particularly sexy seduction or […]

Converting Backstory into Character with Theresa Stevens, Editor

Due to an unexpected glitch, we’re re-running a post by our favorite editor Theresa Stevens! Theresa Stevens joins RU once again (yay!) to lead us through the process of character development. Fire up your printers […]

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 […]

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