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Robin Covington

Robin Covington has written 150 posts for Romance University

Handsome Hansel “Wakening Your Dead”

Welcome Handsome Hansel from Dance of Romance – posting with us today on how to bring some new life back into an old story. I’ll admit that I don’t go back and read a lot […]

Party fèves: the charms baked into the batter with Damon Suede

Do you have books that have grabbed your because of one line? A scene? The way an author depicts a setting? Those little gems are what keep you riveted in the story and keep it on your mind […]

Using Proverbs to Boost Character and Plot Development with Jean Murray

Jean Murray joins us to show that an oldie but a goodie – a proverb – can help us create books that captivate readers. The pen is mightier than the sword ~ Using proverbs to boost […]

So You Want to Publish A Boxed Set by Afton Locke

Boxed sets are all the rage right now but tons of work and thought go into actually putting one together.  Afton Locke is here to tell us how its done. So You Want to Publish a […]

Writing In a New Genre with Robin Covington

What I learned from writing in a new subgenre I normally write category length contemporary romance and I love it. The modern setting is comfortable and the issues that couples face today is full of […]

Don’t Ignore the Incidental Character with Nancy Weeks

I love secondary characters – they add so much to the story when used well. I love this post by Nancy – it highlights the most impactful ways to use them to draw your reader […]

The Organized Pantser with Joya Field

I thoroughly enjoy Joya’s books and I cannot imagine that she writes by the seat of her pants - they are so well-plotted. I used to think that is was because she was magic but now I […]

Genre Jumping . . .Is It a Good Idea or Not? with Nancy Fraser

Nancy Fraser travels through time – the 1950′s. the old West and modern day. She had a gift for finding romance in all time periods and today she tells us if she thinks it’s a good […]

Shhhh! 7 Dirty Little Secrets Your Editor Doesn’t Want You To Know with Christine Pride

We ALL love secrets, right? Well here is our chance to get inside the mind of an editor. Welcome Christine Pride! Shhhhh! Seven Dirty Little Secrets Your Editor Doesn’t Want You To Know Everyone loves a secret, right? […]

Big Mouths Not Needed with Avery Flynn

I can attest that Avery Flynn is no wallflower. She can work a room and make friends everywhere we go -just try to quickly get anywhere with her at a conference. So, I think she […]

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