author archive

Jennifer Tanner

Jennifer Tanner has written 369 posts for Romance University

Audiobooks: What You Should Know – by Veronica Scott

RU Contributor Veronica Scott discusses factors you should consider if you’re thinking about creating audiobooks. Since June is Audiobook Month, I thought I should devote my post to that topic. First, some relevant statistics from […]

I Did It My Way – by Andie Brock

Tweet Happy Friday, RU Crew! Today, author Andie Brock shares her solo journey to publication and why she believes Harlequin Presents is a good fit for her stories.   Welcome to RU, Andie! I did […]

Create Characters Your Reader Will Care About – by Liz Fielding

Tweet Author Liz Fielding joins us today with a stellar post on creating characters.   Romantic fiction is character led. A plot, a story is important, but unlike a thriller, where the hero or heroine […]

How to Develop Any Idea into a Great Story – by Susan Saurel

TweetA big RU welcome to first-time Visiting Professor Susan Saurel! Ideas are funny things. Sometimes you have so many that you could never hope to follow up with them. At other times, you’re so stuck […]

Tracking Time in Your Novel – by Laura Drake

TweetGood morning! Today, RU Contributor Laura Drake discusses how to establish your story’s time line. It seems I’m always confessing in my blogs. I’m not sure I want to know what that says about me, […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Dialogue Tags by Ryan Lanz

Tweet Happy Friday! Ryan Lanz joins us today for a discussion on dialogue tag use (and abuse). Writers use dialogue tags constantly. In fact, we use them so often that readers all but gloss over […]

An Easy Way to Create Conflict in Your Novel by Janice Hardy

TweetAuthor and blogger Janice Hardy has an inimitable way of explaining things. Today, she tackles the role of conflict in a story. Read on. One of the first posts I ever wrote for RU (way […]

Goal, Motivation, and Conflict with Joanne Dannon

Tweet Author Joanne Dannon joins us today for a discussion on one of my favorite subjects, GMC. GMC is an acronym for Goal, Motivation and Conflict, and is the foundation for good books. I wish […]

Veronica Scott: The Importance of Cover Design

Tweet RU Contributor Veronica Scott starts the week off with an in-depth discussion on book covers. Welcome back, Veronica! “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” said George Eliot in The Mill on the Floss. […]

Writing Captivity Scenes – by Rayne Hall

Tweet Regular Contributor Rayne Hall has covered a wide range of topics for RU. Today, she discusses the elements of writing a captivity scene in three different points of view. Many novels feature at least […]

Upcoming Posts

Subscribe

2013-2016

100-BEST-WEBSITES-2015

2014-2015

Follow Us