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Jennifer Tanner

Jennifer Tanner has written 195 posts for Romance University

EMOTIONAL WRITING – Two Simple Words That Wield Great Power by Cindy Nord

I pulled an all-nighter when I read Cindy Nord’s first book, a romance set during the Civil War. (And when I asked her if she’d consider guest blogging with us, she was nice enough to […]

Mistakes Made, Lessons Learned on the Path to Publication with Renita D’Silva

We’ve had several posts on paths to publication, but every author’s journey is unique. Renita D’Silva tells us why typing “The End” is only the beginning.   Wonderful to have you back, Renita!  1)    A […]

Rediscovering Your Writing with Handsome Hansel

We all have them. Unfinished stories. Pages of abandoned words, some purposely forgotten. Handsome Hansel talks about digging through old manuscripts and how it’s inspired him to keep writing.  Glad to have you back, HH! As […]

Power-up World Building through Point of View with Anna Steffl

I’m happy to welcome Anna Steffl to the RU campus. Anna shares her tips on enhancing setting, description, and character development through POV. One randomly chosen commenter will receive an e-book copy of Anna’s Solace […]

Chasing a Character to Find the Plot by Adite Banerjie

Author Adite Banerjie joins us today to share her process on writing a character driven story.  Welcome back, Adite!  I have often been accused of writing stories that are plot-driven. And I plead guilty as […]

In Praise of Slower Writing with Maggie Bolitho

We live in a hurry up world. But should that apply to your writing? Author Maggie Bolitho on quality over quantity.  Welcome to RU, Maggie! When my first box of books was delivered this year, […]

Anna Sugden presents: No Pain, No Gain – Or Looking on the Bright Side of Rejection!

Harlequin Superromance author Anna Sugden shares her insight on rejection, persistence, and the ultimate payoff.  Welcome back, Anna!  No eye-rolling, please. No huffing of pffting, either. As a veteran of gazillions of rejections – by […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – July 28th to August 1st 2014

Can you believe it’s almost August? Here’s the RU line-up for the last week of July.  Monday, July 28th – Editor Tessa Shapcott on Dealing with Rejection Tuesday, July 29th – Five Ways to Make […]

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 […]

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