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Demystifying the Outline with Kat Cantrell

Last time Kat Cantrell visited RU, she received a lot of questions on how she outlined her books.Today, she’s here to answer the questions – and answer more! Please visit our site to ask your […]

The Practical and the Emotional – Creating a Believable World by Molly MacRae

The first time I met Molly MacRae, I was at a small mystery conference, and I was running a high fever after coming down with some kind of 24-hour flu bug. That whole conference passed […]

The Good, The Bad, and What No Tells You About Writing Outside the Box by J B Lynn

I first met J B (Jen) Lynn and discovered her books at Barnes & Noble’s now defunct Mystery Forum. As a long-time fan of mystery, romance and romantic suspense, I always have my eye open for something […]

How to Choose the Right Book Title by Anne R. Allen

Author and über-blogger Anne R. Allen joins us today to discuss the sometimes agonizing task of selecting a title for your book. As always, it’s great to have you here, Anne!  Choosing the right title […]

Before You Climax by Chris Eboch

When it comes to writing, there are no shortcuts. Chris Eboch returns to talk about setting up the most critical part of your story.  Welcome back, Chris!  Since I’m writing for Romance University, I couldn’t […]

Romance Your Seven Senses by Eliza Redgold

Eliza Redgold shares tips on how the seven senses allows us to create a more authentic character. Welcome to RU, Eliza!   Romance Your Seven Senses In this post, discover how to romance your seven […]

Who Said That? by Stefanie London

Are all of your characters sounding a bit…the same? If so, read Stefanie London’s post today on Who Said That? And give your characters the voice they deserve! In a romance novel characters are king. […]

Authors in Elevators: Writing Your Blurb with Kayelle Allen

Are you getting ready to head to the RWA conference? If so, Kayelle Allen’s post could help you present your book in the best light possible – while in the elevator! Let’s say you’re attending […]

Don’t Let Your Characters Get PWN’D¹! Using Cyber-Attacks as a Plot Tool by Adam Firestone

We at RU refer to Adam Firestone as our weapons expert, a wide-ranging title that encompasses Adam’s knowledge of modern day weapons and weapons from centuries past. Adam’s expertise also includes the very hot topic […]

Jacqui Jacoby presents: Heroines Can Save Themselves

Please welcome self-defense guru and author Jacqui Jacoby who shares her insight on creating tough and savvy heroines.  Great to have you with us, Jacqui! SAFEKEEPING I was sixteen when I was introduced to “self-defense” […]

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