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Robin Covington

Robin Covington has written 183 posts for Romance University

Thanks for the Memories with Robin Covington

Friends – This is my final post as part of the Romance University faculty and it is with a heavy heart that I say farewell. In April 2011, Adrienne Giordano sent me an email that […]

What’s All This About Plotting? with Laurie Schnebly Campbell

Laurie Schnebly Campbell is back to give us excellent insight on plotting. Isn’t character equally important? And setting, and theme, and dialogue, and imagination, and… Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, and…probably yes to everything else. (Okay, […]

Facebook Has a New Girlfriend with Avery Flynn

Avery Flynn is a very media savvy author and she returns to highlight a new option for you to promote your books.  Have you noticed the increase in sponsored videos on Facebook? No? Just wait. They are coming […]

Breaking Heroines to Break Heroes with Sarah M. Anderson

Sarah M. Anderson joins us again to delve into the issue of creating realistic conflict without breaking our hero in two. Recently I was reading a romance for a contest (no, I’m not going to tell you which […]

Writing Mystery with JoAnne Myers

Thank you JoAnne for stopping by to get us started writing a mystery. Writing Mystery-by JoAnne Myers Before writing a word, take some time to jot down key story points. As you’re writing, the story will […]

Writing in Someone Else’s World with Robin Covington

You might have heard all the buzz about the KindleWorlds last year. There was great discussion amongst the author community about what amounts to a fan fiction portal sponsored through Amazon for “worlds” licensed by […]

7 Simple Tricks to Become a Successful Self-Editor with Lesley Vos

Everyone knows that good editing is essential, but don’t send an agent or a potential publisher a manuscript that doesn’t look like a million bucks. Lesley Vos provides some great tips to get you there. You’re a […]

Tips for Writing a Continuity with Robin Covington

Hey y’all! Normally I stick behind-the-scenes here at RU, making sure to provide you with informative content. But today, with the release of PLAYING WITH THE DRUMMER, I wanted to share with you my tips […]

Finding an Agent with Diana Cosby

When I sent out the call for visiting professors, I jumped at the chance to have the amazing Diana Cosby here with us.  She agreed to tell us all her secrets about choosing the right agent […]

Essential Elements of Writing Romantic Suspense with P.A. DePaul

I love a great romantic suspense, so when P.A. said she’d come by and spill her secrets  . . . I jumped and booked her right away. Welcome P.A.!! I absolutely love Romantic Suspense, both […]

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