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If You’re Reading This, You’re Probably Into Books – by Melanie Brockmann Gaffney

TweetContinuing our Brockmann/Gaffney Week (or two days, anyway), today’s guest is MELANIE BROCKMANN GAFFNEY, sister of Jason Gaffney, daughter of Ed and Suzanne. Her topic is one of my all-time favorite things: BOOKS! If you’re […]

Finding the Strength to Persevere by Natalie J. Damschroder

TweetIt’s easy to imagine that life for multi-published authors is one big party – if only that were the case. Writing isn’t just about climbing Mt. Everest. Sometimes it can be like climbing a whole […]

Starting a New Author’s Group—Part Three: Working Toward the Future By Beppie Harrison

In our final of a three-part series on how to start a writer’s group, Beppie Harrison explains how to grow and work toward the future! Read on! Your new author’s group is now a reality, […]

Moving on Up: Writing the Next Book with Anna Campbell

Pass the bubbly! Anna Campbell joins us today with pointers on what to do after you’ve finished the first draft.  Hello, Romance University girls! Lovely to be back here talking writing craft and the writing […]

Enjoy Your Creativity by Donna Cummings

TweetWelcome back to RU Contributor Donna Cummings! Today Donna’s going to talk to us about embracing your inner weirdo…lol….read ahead for a better explanation! The best advice is always stuff we already know. We just […]

Out, Out, Damned Writer By Joanna Campbell Slan

Unlike groceries, that nearly always have sell-by dates, books have long shelf-lives. Authors, on the other hand, may occasionally feel themselves and their writing go a little stale. Today author Joanna Campbell Slan shares some tips on […]

Keep on Riding the Roller Coaster! (Or, why all those years of trying to sell are worth it.) by Anna Sugden

TweetGood morning! To start off your week, one of RU’s favorite Visiting Professors, Anna Sugden, offers words of encouragement for fellow scribblers.  We all know the publishing game is not easy or fast. It is […]

Flashing Through Writer’s Block – Silver James

Help me welcome author Silver James to Romance University with her post on how to break your way free of that writer’s block! We all bash our heads against the dreaded Writer’s Block at one […]

How to Defeat Your Writer’s Block by Ryan Lanz

TweetAll writers understand the terror of a blank page. Ryan Lanz discusses the possible causes of writer’s block and ways to overcome it. Two randomly chosen commenters will receive a copy of Ryan’s latest release, […]

Dealing With Rejection by Adrienne Giordano

TweetRU co-founder and USA Today best-selling author Adrienne Giordano addresses a topic writers know well.  Rejection. It’s a nasty little word isn’t it? As writers, we face it. A lot. I personally have never gotten […]

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