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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 […]

Girl on Her Own Horse by Ines Johnson

Please help me welcome first time VP Ines Johnson! After a computer snafu on Monday, Ines’ post is FINALLY making it on RU! =) Have you been paying attention to the evolution of the Cinderella story? If […]

His Personality Ladder by Laurie Schnebly Campbell

Due to a scheduling glitch, we’re running an old post by RU contributor Laurie Schnebly Campbell.  DAYS OF THE WEEK, DWARVES AND STAGES OF CHARACTER There’s something magical about seven. Seven wonders of the world. […]

Five, Four, Three, Two, One… Time’s Up! Hands in the Air! by Sherrie Hansen

Baking is easy, right? You put the cake in the oven and wait for the timer to go off. When the buzzer dings, the cake is done.  Today, author Sherrie Hansen shares her recipe for […]

6 Writing Supplies for Success

Kelsey Browning, one of RU’s founders, is back with her secret formula for success. Are you taking notes?? When I first began writing seriously, I was dying to know how to do it “right.” The […]

Fail to Plan and You Plan to Fail by Christina Hollis

Whether you’re a plotter or a panster, every story requires structure. Christina Hollis returns to talk about the merits of the Three Act Structure.   Is your novella turning into a never-ending story? Do your […]

Ditch the Craft Books and Write by Corrina Lawson

Please welcome back Corrina Lawson! You don’t need a single craft book to learn writing. It’s entirely possible to write a compelling story without ever picking up a book that teaches the craft of writing. […]

What’s All This About Plotting? with Laurie Schnebly Campbell

Laurie Schnebly Campbell is back to give us excellent insight on plotting. Isn’t character equally important? And setting, and theme, and dialogue, and imagination, and… Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, and…probably yes to everything else. (Okay, […]

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