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Jennifer Tanner

Jennifer Tanner has written 191 posts for Romance University

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 […]

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 […]

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