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The One Romance Novel Trope Every Author Deals With Behind The Scenes: Constant Rejection

First time RU poster Michael Alvear shows us how to deal with rejection – by comparing them to romance tropes! Read on! The damsel in distress isn’t just a tried and true trope in a […]

Making Peace with Your Inner Critic by Natalie Charles

TweetIt’s the Ides of March, and I’m excited to welcome NATALIE CHARLES – this is her debut post for Romance University! For years, I didn’t write. Oh, I wanted to. There were lots of stories in […]

Should You Give Up On Your Novel and Write Something New? – by Janice Hardy

TweetHow many unfinished and abandoned manuscripts do you have? Author and blogger Janice Hardy shares her insight on the dilemma all writers face.   Right after my third novel was published (2011), I hit a […]

How to Cope with Anxiety and Overwhelm using Fractals by Nina Harrington

Betcha thought we’d lost our marbles. Fractals? Romance writing? Carrie, you’ve gone over the deep end! Hang on, before you send me to the rubber room read Nina Harrington‘s post first! Imagine that you are […]

Make a Wish List with Donna Cummings

For the first time in many years, I am resolution-free. Not sure how it happened, but I haven’t come up with a single thing I’ve got to push myself to accomplish. That is until I […]

Strategic Planning by Veronica Scott

Tweet Today’s topic is the perfect way to start off the New Year. RU Contributor Veronica Scott discusses the advantages and the reality of setting goals. I wasn’t sure if a post on how I […]

Here I am again =)

Welcome back, my friend. Handsome Hansel joins us again at RU to tell us how he’s becoming a writer. Again. Like a bad penny, here I am again. 😉 Gawd, have I missed you all. […]

It Happens to the Best of Us by Barbara Wallace

If you’ve ever suffered through writer’s block, Barbara Wallace has some thoughts as to how you got there, and how to escape! Google Writer’s Block online and you’ll find loads of tricks on how to […]

Finding My Voice…and Other Mid-life Tales by Ava Branson

What happens when your life turns upside down? Ava Branson tells us how it affected her writing ….for the better! As is true for so many people, reading has been a huge part of my […]

C’mon, Let’s Celebrate! with Donna Cummings

Donna Cummings and I have had many virtual celebrations – most involving make-believe brownies and some sort of alcoholic beverage. From births and birthdays to actually getting out of bed and getting dressed for the […]

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