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Weekly Lecture Schedule – March 10th to March 14th

It’s time to spring forward! Here’s our line-up for this week… Monday, March 10th – RU contributor Handsome Hansel returns  Wednesday, March 12th –  Editor and author Heather Webb Friday, March 14th - How to Use […]

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? […]

Character Motivation Part Two—Discerning Motivation, Actions, Goals with Heather Webb

Your characters need layers right? Right – otherwise they’re just cardboard cutout characters, and who wants that? Heather Webb shows us how to make our characters better, stronger, faster. =) For Part One, we talked […]

To Publish or to Self-Publish: the Wild West of Publishing with Elizabeth Winick Rubinstein

We welcome literary agent Elizabeth Winick Rubinstein to the RU campus.  When I started out in this industry almost two decades ago, the publishing industry’s big fears included the CD-Rom, print on demand, and “the […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule November 16th – November 20th

Have you made plans for Thanksgiving, worked out a strategy for Black Friday, and crossed the halfway point on your NaNo masterpiece? November is a crazy month, but you can access RU lectures at your […]

Bringing Home the Buckle: a Rodeo Queen’s NaNo Success Story with T.J. Kline

Are you embracing the insanity of NaNoWriMo this month? In keeping with the spirit of NaNo, I’m excited to welcome debut author and NaNo veteran T.J. Kline. After T.J. crossed the finish line in NaNo 2012, she […]

Avon Romance Editor Lucia Macro’s Wish List for Historical Romances

I’m very excited to welcome back Avon Romance editor LUCIA MACRO. Lucia will be out of her office for a few days — she will come back to respond to questions on Monday (or possibly […]

Series Writing: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly with Larissa Reinhart

We welcome back Larissa Reinhart to the RU campus. Larissa gives us pointers on writing a series and shares great tips on organizing character names and traits, and all of those tiny but important details […]

From Traditional to Self-Publishing: One Editor’s Journey By Tessa Shapcott

Please give a big welcome to RU’s latest contributor, editor Tessa Shapcott! Tessa shares her insight on self-publishing, from editing and book design to packing and promotion.   Great to have you here, Tessa!  When I […]

Beating the Sloggy, Saggy, Soggy Middle with Heather Webb

RU contributor and editor Heather Webb returns with fantastic advice on tackling the muddling middle of a story.  Hello, Heather! Something horrible happens when I hit the middle of a first draft. The middle is just…the […]

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