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Jennifer Tanner

Jennifer Tanner has written 272 posts for Romance University

Plotting Through with Robin Gianna

There are no shortcuts from the first page to The End, and if you’ve written yourself into a corner more than once, you may want to heed the advice of today’s guest, author Robin Gianna.  […]

Embracing Change by Maggie Bolitho

A few months ago, Maggie Bolitho traveled over 12,000 miles throughout Australia. During the trip, she met with her publisher and worked on edits for her latest book. Today, Maggie shares her advice on getting […]

Georgia Hill presents: Live It! Write It!

Choosing a location for your story is part of the writing process. Today, author Georgia Hill shares her technique on selecting a setting and shows us why locale is more than just a postal code.  […]

Military Romance 101 – More than Tales of Soldiers and Sailors by Willa Blair

Our Visiting Professor today is award-winning historical author Willa Blair. Welcome to RU, Willa!  It’s Veterans Day Although November 11 was once known as Armistice Day to commemorate the end of WW1, in 1954 President […]

Writing with Emotion by Laura Drake

Good morning, RU crew. According to our stats, posts on writing emotion are very popular with readers. RITA® award winning author Laura Drake joins us with another post on the same topic. You’ll want to bookmark […]

Let Your Readers Think For Themselves – by Ryan Lanz

Please welcome back author and blogger Ryan Lanz.  Not long ago, I did a post on showing vs. telling. I’d like to continue along that same vein by talking about ways to allow the reader […]

Do’s and Don’ts for Introducing Your Protagonist with Anne R. Allen

Due to a scheduling mishap, we’re sharing an old post by one of our favorite Visiting Professors, author and blogger Anne R. Allen.  Introducing your main character to your reader may be the single trickiest […]

Jennifer Shirk presents: Putting the GOOD in Goodreads – 5 Tips to Help You Get Discovered by Readers

Please welcome Visiting Professor Jennifer Shirk. Jennifer shares pointers on how to use Goodreads as a platform to promote your book and interact with readers and authors.       One of the things I hear […]

Are You Waving The Novice Writer Flag? by Rayne Hall

Rayne Hall returns with advice on how to avoid the tell tale signs of a newbie writer. Happy to have you back, Rayne!   Editors can tell if a writer is a novice or a […]

Janice Hardy presents: The Big Push to 50 (Thousand Words, That Is)

What happens every year after you’ve tossed out the Halloween pumpkin and eaten all the good candy? Nanowrimo. Janice Hardy shares pointers on how to streamline the chaos.  Tomorrow starts the first day of the unofficial […]

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