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Not for the Faint of Heart: Making the Switch from Traditional to Indie Author by Leigh Duncan

RU followers are probably familiar with Leigh Duncan and her books with Harlequin American Romance. A visit to her website will give you a clue that there are changes afoot. Today, Leigh fills us in […]

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, […]

Romance Writers: Find Your Readers on Pinterest by Frances Caballo

Social Media guru Frances Caballo steps away from her fabulous website Social Media Just for Writers for a day to tell us the best way to find our readers on Pinterest! In 2015, the Pew […]

Good Presentation—Can it Really Influence How your Novel is Received and Perceived? By Tessa Shapcott

For everyone who has self-published out there, you’ve asked yourself whether you need a professional to copy edit your work. Tessa Shapcott is here to tell you her side of why you should! In my […]

7 Killer Ways to Promote your Romance Novel By Sandra Beckwith

With a tagline like “Do-it-yourself book marketing tips, tools, and tactics” Sandra Beckwith was a shoe-in for a post with Romance University! Take it away Sandra! You think it’s harder to promote fiction than nonfiction? […]

Learning Indie Author Ropes. Just Don’t Hang Yourself. By Jackie Weger

TweetHelp me welcome Jackie Weger for her first post with RU! Jackie’s no BS post about being an indie author is something any author promoting their book should read! Just so you know up front, […]

Putting Books in Print: Worth the Hassle? Kayelle Allen

TweetRomance University is proud to announce Kayelle Allen as our newest regular contributor! Kayelle has posted with us several times before and always has great advice to give about book marketing. Welcome to RU Kayelle! […]

Part One: Reflections on My First Year as an Indie Author – by Heatherly Bell

TweetAre you thinking about self-publishing? After one year as a self-published author, Heatherly Bell tells us what she’s learned so far.  Welcome back, Heatherly! I’ve learned a great deal in my first year of self-publishing […]

I Need a Book Cover – Now What do I do? by Carrie Peters

TweetWelcome to book designer (and RU staffer) Carrie Peters – here to tell us what to look for, and how to be prepared for our ebook cover. Take it away, Carrie! A few years ago, […]

PRESS HARD: every book deserves a dedicated release kit by Damon Suede

Don’t have your presskit already on your website? Don’t even have a website? Damon Suede is going to tell you why you’re going to want a presskit – and sooner than later! So…everyone already has […]

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