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Carrie Spencer

Carrie Spencer has written 294 posts for Romance University

Valentine’s Day Giveaway!

It’s Friday the 13th, so of course we’re celebrating…VALENTINE’S DAY! First of all, a huge THANK YOU to all the authors who have generously agreed to donate their ebooks, paperbacks or hardcover books to this […]

The External Story vs. The Internal Story with Lori Wilde

Today we’re reposting a fabulous article from Lori Wilde…I met Lori when I first decided to become a romance writer – her class opened a new world to me! At this point in time, stories […]

Jane Austen’s South Asian Sisters with Zeenat Mahal

Help me welcome Zeenat Mahal, a romance author from Pakistan who wants to broaden your reading horizons. =) I grew up in Pakistan, far, far away from Pemberley, dreaming of Mr. Darcy. For those who know […]

Creating Likable Characters by Heather Webb

I’ve talked a lot about characters here at RU (see my articles on Character Motivation, Action, & Goals and Character Renewal a.k.a. Character Arc), and as far as I can tell, it’s a favorite subject […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule January 19-23

It’s time for Romance University’s Weekly Lecture Schedule – join us this week Monday, Wednesday and Friday for these great lectures! Monday, January 19 – Leslie Vohs 7 steps to becoming a successful self editor […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule January 12-16

We’re knee deep in snow and cold temperatures here in the Midwest – but luckily we’ve got these great lectures to keep us warm! =) Monday, January 12 – Liz Talley What is Good for […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule Jan 5-9

Have you made your New Years resolutions? I sure have, and one of those (besides the never-ending must eat better!) is to take RU lectures to heart AND to the keyboard. This is the year, […]

Christmas Book Giveaway!

Romance University is celebrating this Christmas Eve with an extra-special giveaway. We’d like to thank all the authors who so generously offered to include their books in this extravaganza, and we’d like to thank you, […]

A Pacing Revamp with Adrienne Giordano

Welcome back to Adrienne Giordano –  one of Romance Universities founders AND a fantabulous author in her own right! Welcome back A! Good morning, RU Crew. Those of you who have been hanging around Romance […]

Writing the Inspirational Historical: How Much is Too Much – Ruth Kaufman

Help me welcome Ruth Kaufman who has done a very unique thing with her soon-to-be-published book. Read on and find out what she’s done! The research required to write a believable historical in any period […]

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