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Jennifer Tanner

Jennifer Tanner has written 300 posts for Romance University

Writing Scary Scenes by Rayne Hall

TweetPenning scary scenes shouldn’t be daunting, not with these fabulous tips from RU Contributor Rayne Hall.  How much do you want to frighten your readers in your novel’s scariest scene? Consider what your readers expect. […]

Your Writing Voice and Putting You on the Page with Rachael Thomas

TweetAn author’s voice is an essential element in writing. Rachael Thomas tells us why.  Your writing voice is your unique way of telling your story. It will add depth to your story and allow readers […]

Creative Research by Veronica Scott

TweetVeronica Scott, award-winning author and SciFi Encounters columnist for USA Today’s Happily Ever After blog, discusses her various research methods and explains why info-mining and plotting go hand-in-hand.  Even when the world you’re writing about […]

This Crowded Life – and Why That’s a Pain in the Neck by Anna Campbell

TweetAnna Campbell is back with another keeper post, a primer on setting the stage for a crowd scene.  Hello Romance University girls! Thanks for having me here as your guest again. Today, I want to […]

Keep on Riding the Roller Coaster! (Or, why all those years of trying to sell are worth it.) by Anna Sugden

TweetGood morning! To start off your week, one of RU’s favorite Visiting Professors, Anna Sugden, offers words of encouragement for fellow scribblers.  We all know the publishing game is not easy or fast. It is […]

Writing Integrated Love Scenes, by Ask An Editor Theresa Stevens

TweetGood morning! Today, we’re sharing a post from our archives written by one of RU’s first regular contributors, editor Theresa Stevens.  Physical intimacy is an important part of romance. In fact, you might say that […]

Writer’s Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers 2016

TweetChampagne and canapés all around! RU made the Writer’s Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers again! Many thanks to our Visiting Professors, our team of regular contributors, and to our readers. We’re extremely grateful for […]

Writing Climax Scenes by Rayne Hall

TweetRU Contributor Rayne Hall returns to discuss elements you should consider when penning your climax scene. The main character has just overcome the trials of the Black Moment and the plot races to its conclusion. Now […]

Erratic Breathing and the Steely Glare by Virginia Heath

TweetYou don’t always say what you’re thinking and neither should your characters. Author Virginia Heath joins us today to talk about how internal dialogue adds intensity and emotion to a scene.  Welcome to RU, Virginia! […]

The Top 55 Apps for Writers in 2016 by Angela Han

TweetPlease welcome Angela Han from Expert Editor Blog. Angela’s assembled a list of useful apps for writers and agreed to share it with us. Writing doesn’t have to be super complicated. But thanks to the […]

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