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Family First by Author Susan Sey

I’ve been thinking about family lately. Mind you, this is nothing new. I like to think about family. I like to write about family, too. There’s a lot of good stuff in there–romance, conflict, tragedy, […]

Taming the What Ifs with Donna Cummings

Congratulations to Donna Cummings and her new release Rogues Gallery – which is currently in the number one spot in Historical Regencies on Amazon UK! Way to go, girl! I know what you’re thinking. I […]

What Does It Mean To Be An Indie Author? by Kay Stockham

Whether you’re traditionally published or going it alone, you know there’s more to writing than putting words on a page. Author Kay Stockham discusses her transition from traditional publishing to indie.  Writing. Editing. Formatting. Cover […]

Writerspeak by Donna Cummings

A round of applause for Donna Cummings! Today Donna gives us a hilarious perspective on the difference between what a writer SAYS and what they really mean…. Writers inhabit an amazing, mystical world. We dwell […]

Dealing with Rejection – How to Pick Yourself Up and Keep Writing by Rachael Thomas

We write. We rewrite. We submit and get a rejection. And then another. Harlequin Presents author, Rachael Thomas, shares her advice on how to overcome rejection and stay on track.  Welcome to RU, Rachael!  I’m really […]

Finding Your Tribe – Networking and Beyond by Becke Martin Davis

RU Staffer Becke Martin Davis is blessed to have a large, widespread tribe. When her core tribe members meet at Lori Foster’s Reader Author Get Together (almost) every year, waiters at their favorite restaurants quake […]

Keep the Spirit! by Samanthya Wyatt

Keeping the spirit isn’t always easy, especially when the journey of an author is often strewn with landmines. For not-yet-published writers, rejection and self doubt give Imposter Syndrome the power to bring us down. For […]

Can a Published Author Find Life Balance? by Kelsey Browning

Welcome back to Kelsey Browning one of Romance University’s co-founders! Today she’s going to tell us how to be an author AND lead a more balanced life! Go Kelsey! This morning, I made a boo-boo. […]

Sara Megibow Sells Romance – NaNoWriMo Cheerleader

I’ve started noticing everyone gearing up for NaNoWriMo  so I decided to re-run a prior post by Sara Megibow on the benefits of the month long write-a-thon!  Do You NaNoWriMo? Welcome to November also known as National Novel […]

Compelling Characters: It’s all about the change in identity and belief – by Beth Barany

Author Beth Barany takes the podium today to discuss the importance of establishing your character’s core beliefs.  Welcome to RU, Beth!  A story is defined by change. Who is your character now, at the start […]

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