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Carrie Peters

Carrie Peters has written 433 posts for Romance University

Horse Riding for City Slickers by Pat Haggerty

Why, you’re asking, is Pat Haggerty doing an article on horse riding on a romance writer’s website? Just in case one of your characters is ever on a horse, of course! =) The more you […]

How Becoming a Writer Saved my Life By Adriana Anders

Welcome debut author Adriana Anders – like most of us she’s had a series of ups and downs in her life – but she kept plugging away at writing – and look at her now! […]

Moving Target… Using Thematic MacGuffins to Focus a Story by Damon Suede

Ever heard of a MacGuffin? I hadn’t until a few years ago. Damon Suede is here to explain what one is – and how to apply the same technique to your writing! Modern readers are […]

Putting Meat on the Bones of your Heroes by Tessa Shapcott

Welcome back to Tessa Shapcott as she tells us how to turn a typical male character into a NOT so typical character your readers will love! What makes the ideal romantic hero? We all have […]

How I Became a Published Author by Linda Broday

Welcome debut author Linda Broday – and don’t forget to check out her giveaway below! My path to publishing isn’t unique but you may find it interesting. I’d been writing seriously for about 8 years […]

Let’s Just Agree to Agree? Part 2—Pronouns and Antecedents—Ack!! with Nan Reinhardt

Bless Nan Reinhardt and her mad English skills. I’m so glad someone knows the rules of pronouns and antecedents! Read through and you will too! Last time we breezed through subject/verb agreement, and I promise […]

Can I Have 15 Minutes of Your Time? Donna Cummings

Due to a glitch in programming, we’re bringing back a post from Donna Cummings from All About the Writing. Today she’s going to help us raise our productivity level and lower our procrastination level! “Wow, […]

What have you got to lose? by Kari Lynn Dell

Welcome first timer Kari Lynn Dell with a fabulous post! Go on, read it! What have you got to lose? =) This question single-handedly turned around my writing career. It has become the first thing […]

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. […]

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