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Writing Holiday Romance by Nancy Naigle

TweetPlease welcome back NANCY NAIGLE, who returns with a very seasonal post.   I love the holidays. Especially Christmas, and anyone who knows me knows that I’m a Hallmark Christmas movie fanatic. Yes, I’ve been […]

Maximize the Benefits of Your Multi-author Writing Cooperative by Jan O’Hara

TweetI am so excited to welcome the fabulous JAN O’HARA (of Writer Unboxed fame) with her second* RU post. I read Jan’s debut novel, OPPOSITE OF FROZEN, about a week ago and I loved it. […]

Some Formatting Tips That Will Make Your Copy Editor Happy by Nan Reinhardt

Copyeditors are people too! Read Nan Reinhardt’s list of how to make things just a tiny bit easier for them! I realize that as you’re working away on your novel, making your copy editor happy […]

Secondary Characters in Romance – Yay or Nay by Summerita Rhayne

Romance readers are often very selective about the kind of romance they read. To an outsider romance fiction is one genre, but just ask one of us! A reader of historical fiction may not think […]

Can I Have 15 Minutes of Your Time? Donna Cummings

Help me welcome Donna Cummings from All About the Writing. Today she’s going to help us raise our productivity level and lower our procrastination level! “Wow, how am I expected to handle that? It’s huge.” […]

Laura Drake presents: Advanced Craft Tips

TweetPlease welcome back author Laura Drake! I do a lot of critiquing. As I get better at craft, I’m starting to catch the nuances of good writing; things beyond the basics of POV, show don’t […]

Finding My Voice…and Other Mid-life Tales by Ava Branson

What happens when your life turns upside down? Ava Branson tells us how it affected her writing ….for the better! As is true for so many people, reading has been a huge part of my […]

DEAD ON! Ten Secrets to Writing “Killer” Romantic Suspense by Brenda Novak

I’m excited to welcome back New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author Brenda Novak! If you’ve only read Brenda’s romances, you’re missing out on some thrills and chills. I love mystery as much as romance, […]

Happy Halloween…Who you gonna call? And the Beetlejuice thing is real… by CC Dragon

TweetPlease welcome Cheryl (aka CC) Dragon to her first RU visit. She has a new release today, perfect timing for a spooky Halloween topic! The Exorcist. Lucifer. Supernatural. American Horror Story… We love to be […]

Helen Henderson presents: Are They You?

TweetThanks to social media, readers have more accessibility to authors, and authors, who choose to, are able to engage their readers on a more on personal level. But how much do you want your readers […]

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