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Jennifer Tanner

Jennifer Tanner has written 187 posts for Romance University

Weekly Lecture Schedule – July 21st to July 25th

Whether you’re attending the RWA conference in San Antonio or spending the week at your Italian villa, RU lectures are just a few keystrokes away. Here’s this week’s line-up: Monday, July 21st -Cooperative Marketing with […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – July 14 to July 18th

We’ve got an interesting mash-up of lectures this week…Bollywood romance, writing contests, and a post on things that go bang. Grab some shade and join us. Monday, July 14th – The Bollywood Revolution – South […]

Anna Campbell on Writing the First Kiss

Historical author Anna Campbell pens some of the best love scenes in romance, so who better to give us pointers on the all important first kiss?  Great to have you back, Anna! Hello, Romance University […]

Style, Fear And The Bias Against Creativity with Ruth Harris

“Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.” Oscar de la Renta RU contributor and author Ruth Harris (in her own inimitable style) talks about overcoming fears and embracing […]

Reading, Writing, and Marketing the Serialized Novel by Clara Kensie

Most of us have read books in a series and maybe you’ve written one. But have you ever thought about writing a serialized novel? Author Clara Kensie shares her insight on writing and marketing the […]

Anti-Heroes: Why Devious is so Delectable by Heather Webb

Author and RU contributor Heather Webb talks about the allure of the anti-hero, the guy you want to hate and yet can’t stop thinking about… I don’t watch much TV. In fact, I binge on one […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – July 7th to July 12th, 2014

We’ve got four great lectures lined up for you this week, so get yourself a frosty one, pull up a lounge chair, and join us!  Monday, July 7th – Editor Heather Webb presents: Anti-Heroes: Why […]

Jo Robertson on Revision with Diction and Syntax

Author Jo Robertson visits the RU campus today with an excellent post on the importance of sentence structure and word choices.  Welcome back to RU, Jo!  One of the greatest tools in the author’s arsenal […]

Pucker Up: Writing the Kiss That Makes Readers Melt by Anise Rae

In scientific terms, a kiss is the anatomical juxtaposition of two orbicularis oris muscles in a state of contraction. But in romance, a kiss is conveys emotion and so much more. Today’s Visiting Professor, author Anise […]

Dissecting Your Characters with Terri Austin

Your characters are the medium in which a story is told and if you don’t know them, neither will your readers. Author Terri L. Austin shares her process on character analysis and why it’s an important […]

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