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Jennifer Tanner

Jennifer Tanner has written 236 posts for Romance University

Part 1: Ten Steps to a Great Book Cover – What I’ve learned from the experts at Sourcebooks and Smashwords by Kate Allure

Book covers. The good. The bad. And the ugly. Whether you’re designing your own or hiring an artist, your book cover is the first thing a potential reader sees. Kate Allure shares useful tips and […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – April 13th to April 17th

Here’s this week’s line-up.  Monday, April 13th -How to Promote Your Book like a Boss on Facebook with Jill Bennett Wednesday, April 15th -Part One: Ten Steps to a Great Book Cover — What I’ve […]

Winner!

Congratulations, Katrina Oram! Thanks for leaving a comment on our post, Give Your Heroes Some Help: Supporting Characters Lend a Hand. You’ve won a copy of Barbara White Daille’s latest release, The Cowboy’s Little Surprise. […]

K.M. Fawcett presents: Tips for Writing Fight Scenes

Every good story has conflict and sometimes the conflict gets physical. K.M. Fawcett shares her tips on penning realistic fight scenes. Welcome to RU, K.M!  Thank you Romance University for inviting me to the blog today! […]

Give Your Heroes Some Help: Supporting Characters Lend a Hand by Barbara White Daille

Secondary characters play an important role in a story and Harlequin author Barbara White Daille tells us why. One randomly chosen commenter will win a signed copy of The Cowboy’s Little Surprise. (U.S. residents only.)  Welcome […]

Portraying the Unportrayable: Inspiring ways to show love and tenderness in fiction by Alex Limberg

Good morning, RU Crew! Please welcome first-time guest Alex Limberg.  Wonderful to have you with us, Alex.   Rain was pouring down on the pavement in heavy showers. “Wait, wait,” he suddenly shouted from behind, running […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – March 30th to April 3rd

We’ve got a great line-up this week. Pull up a chair and join us! Monday, March 30th – Alex Limberg on Portraying the Unportrayable: Inspiring ways to show love and tenderness in fiction Wednesday, April 1st – […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – March 23rd to March 27th

Here’s this week’s RU line-up:  Monday, March 23rd – Editor Heather Webb Tuesday, March 22nd – Robert Morris on Top Editing and Proofreading Tips for Creative Writers Wednesday, March 25th – Cover Quotes and How […]

Sticking to Your Guns and Your Setting with Faye Hall

When was the last time you read a book set in Australia? Was it The Thorn Birds? Author Faye Hall talks about writing historical novels set in little known Australian locales that are worlds away from […]

His Personality Ladder by Laurie Schnebly Campbell

Due to a scheduling glitch, we’re running an old post by RU contributor Laurie Schnebly Campbell.  DAYS OF THE WEEK, DWARVES AND STAGES OF CHARACTER There’s something magical about seven. Seven wonders of the world. […]

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