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Jennifer Tanner

Jennifer Tanner has written 231 posts for Romance University

Portraying the Unportrayable: Inspiring ways to show love and tenderness in fiction by Alex Limberg

Good morning, RU Crew! Please welcome first-time guest Alex Limberg.  Wonderful to have you with us, Alex.   Rain was pouring down on the pavement in heavy showers. “Wait, wait,” he suddenly shouted from behind, running […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – March 30th to April 3rd

We’ve got a great line-up this week. Pull up a chair and join us! Monday, March 30th – Alex Limberg on Portraying the Unportrayable: Inspiring ways to show love and tenderness in fiction Wednesday, April 1st – […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – March 23rd to March 27th

Here’s this week’s RU line-up:  Monday, March 23rd – Editor Heather Webb Tuesday, March 22nd – Robert Morris on Top Editing and Proofreading Tips for Creative Writers Wednesday, March 25th – Cover Quotes and How […]

Sticking to Your Guns and Your Setting with Faye Hall

When was the last time you read a book set in Australia? Was it The Thorn Birds? Author Faye Hall talks about writing historical novels set in little known Australian locales that are worlds away from […]

His Personality Ladder by Laurie Schnebly Campbell

Due to a scheduling glitch, we’re running an old post by RU contributor Laurie Schnebly Campbell.  DAYS OF THE WEEK, DWARVES AND STAGES OF CHARACTER There’s something magical about seven. Seven wonders of the world. […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – March 16 to March 20th

Here’s the RU line-up for this week… Monday, March 16 – Ines Johnson presents: A Girl on Her Own Horse Wednesday, March 18th – Sticking to Your Guns and Your Setting by Faye Hall Friday, March […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – March 9th to March 13th

Are you bleary-eyed because we’ve sprung forward an hour, or do you believe sleep is overrated? No matter what the time, RU is always in session. Check out this week’s line-up.  Monday, March 9th – […]

Fail to Plan and You Plan to Fail by Christina Hollis

Whether you’re a plotter or a panster, every story requires structure. Christina Hollis returns to talk about the merits of the Three Act Structure.   Is your novella turning into a never-ending story? Do your […]

Ditch the Craft Books and Write by Corrina Lawson

Please welcome back Corrina Lawson! You don’t need a single craft book to learn writing. It’s entirely possible to write a compelling story without ever picking up a book that teaches the craft of writing. […]

You Wrote a Killer Love Story…But Did You Romance the Reader? by Angela Ackerman

Angela Ackerman joins us today to discuss the importance of developing a relationship between your characters and your readers. Welcome back, Angela!   As anyone writing romance knows, the love connection takes center stage. And to […]

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