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Jennifer Tanner

Jennifer Tanner has written 373 posts for Romance University

Do you YASIV? A Primer on Amazon Products Visualization – by Veronica Scott

Tweet RU contributor Veronica Scott returns with an informative post on YASIV. What’s YASIV? Read on.  I’m a very visual person and I learn better the more pictures there are. Marketing is such an important […]

Hug Your Story with Bookends by Kris Bock

Tweet Please welcome new RU Contributor, Kris Bock! I’ve written guest posts for RU twice before – “Size Matters: Tips for Enlarging Your Manuscript” in March 2014, and “Before You Climax,” on the crisis point […]

Writing WWII Historical Fiction – by Alix Rickloff

Tweet Author Alix Rickloff discusses how her interest in WWII inspired her to write THE WAY TO LONDON. Welcome to RU, Alix!  My interest in WW2 began back in college with a late night viewing […]

Unclogging the Drain of Progress – by Loucinda McGary

Tweet Happy Friday! Loucinda McGary returns with advice on different ways to conquer writer’s block. Writer’s Block – UGH! If there is anything worse, at the moment I don’t know what it is. When I […]

Why You Should Write Your Novel From The Middle with James Scott Bell

TweetDue to a scheduling issue, we’re running and old post by James Scott Bell.  Some time ago I decided to do an in-depth study on what many writing teachers call the “midpoint.” If you do […]

Five Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Manuscript – by Loucinda McGary

TweetWe’re starting off the week with tips from author Loucinda McGary on polishing your manuscript. Welcome back to RU, Loucinda! Congratulations! You’ve finished the first draft of your story. Now what? You know you need […]

The Top Three Ways to Save Your Series and Your Sanity via Excel Spreadsheets – by Nicole Locke

Tweet Happy Friday, RU Crew. Please welcome author Nicole Locke! I’m writing a historical romance series. Doing so is like weaving a tapestry with no idea what the final picture is. Why? Because it is […]

Pacing Can Make or Break Your Story with Maggie Toussaint

TweetHappy Friday! We’re running an old post on pacing by author Maggie Toussaint.   If you’ve written a book, you have more than a passing familiarity with editing. However, many authors focus their editing on big […]

Conflict: Avoid the easy route – by Julie Sturgeon

TweetPlease welcome first-time Visiting Professor Julie Sturgeon. I always applaud authors who get the fact that a romance story in particular needs an internal conflict— a personal clash, a personality disagreement, opposite goals— to fuel […]

Housekeeping Tips with Helen Henderson

TweetMost people I’ve met don’t enjoy housekeeping. Some even loath it and make putting off the “special” cleanings an art form. Prettying up the mundane tasks with music or dance steps still can’t bring enjoyment […]

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