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Cracking the Category Code – How to Write Short and Write Often with Kat Cantrell

Welcome to one of my favorite authors (and people!) Kat Cantrell! I saw (and bought of course) Kat’s latest book in the store, and knew we had to have her back as a guest on RU. […]

Part 1 – What is Voice, and Why Does it Matter? by Ed Gaffney

The full title of Ed Gaffney‘s post is “The Voice (and I’m not talking about the TV show): How to Find, Become Inspired By and Write Distinctive Voices for Your Characters.” Discover why voice is an […]

Writing Books in a Series by Samanthya Wyatt

Hard as it is to imagine now, there was a time when series of all kinds were rare. No televised mini-series, no trilogies or other types of book series. From a publishing standpoint, series seem […]

Paige Cuccaro: How do you write funny? Stop trying.

Today’s guest, author Paige Cuccaro, addresses a very tricky topic: humor. I love nothing more than a story that makes me grin – or, better yet, laugh out loud. But when an attempt at humor goes […]

K.M. Fawcett presents: Tips for Writing Fight Scenes

Every good story has conflict and sometimes the conflict gets physical. K.M. Fawcett shares her tips on penning realistic fight scenes. Welcome to RU, K.M!  Thank you Romance University for inviting me to the blog today! […]

Give Your Heroes Some Help: Supporting Characters Lend a Hand by Barbara White Daille

Secondary characters play an important role in a story and Harlequin author Barbara White Daille tells us why. One randomly chosen commenter will win a signed copy of The Cowboy’s Little Surprise. (U.S. residents only.)  Welcome […]

Portraying the Unportrayable: Inspiring ways to show love and tenderness in fiction by Alex Limberg

Good morning, RU Crew! Please welcome first-time guest Alex Limberg.  Wonderful to have you with us, Alex.   Rain was pouring down on the pavement in heavy showers. “Wait, wait,” he suddenly shouted from behind, running […]

Cover Quotes and How to Get Them with Jennifer Fusco

Please help me welcome back Jennifer Fusco! Jennifer answers the question – do cover quotes help sell books? In my current book MARKET OR DIE I wanted to examine one question many writers have debated […]

Top Editing and Proofreading Tools for Creative Writers

Welcome to Robert Harris! Today Robert is sharing with us some tools that we as writers can use to spiff up our writing skills. Enjoy! After hours and days spent in research, thinking, organizing, and […]

Come On, Block the Noise by Joanna Shupe

Do you need help to make the most of those precious writing minutes? Author Joanna Shupe has some tips to help you tackle time shortages. In addition to the helpful advice, Joanna is giving away an […]

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