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50+ Synonyms for Laugh by Ginger Monette

TweetHow many times have you scrambled to come up with a new way of describing something that happens a lot? You don’t want anything too exotic, just…a little different. Ginger Monette joins us today to […]

Weaving Magic: The Five Threads of Dynamic Narrative by Cate Hogan

TweetIf ever a writer had a good excuse to miss a deadline, it’s Cate Hogan. In this case, the deadline was for a guest blog rather than a book, and I was both pleasantly surprised […]

How to Create Page Turning Dialogue by Gina Conkle

Welcome to author Gina Conkle and her first post with RU! We’re glad to have you aboard! Dialogue is a much-debated topic in romance. One day you’re at a conference and a bestselling author spouts […]

Writing Emotionally Charged Books and Scenes – by Heatherly Bell

Tweet Heatherly Bell has two releases this month and still found the time to write a post for us. Welcome back, Heatherly! Thank you for having me here again today. It’s a pleasure to return […]

Writing as a Southerner by Keri Ford

TweetWelcome to “Wayback Wednesday.” The author originally scheduled to visit has a bad case of the flu. She’ll join us when she’s feeling better, but in the meantime we’re posting a repeat of Keri Ford‘s […]

Speaking Martian on Venus by Becke Martin Davis

TweetToday’s scheduled guest was temporarily defeated by technology and will join us at a later date. In her place, RU Staffer BECKE MARTIN DAVIS ponders male and female POV – the whole “you say tom-ay-to […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Dialogue Tags by Ryan Lanz

Tweet Happy Friday! Ryan Lanz joins us today for a discussion on dialogue tag use (and abuse). Writers use dialogue tags constantly. In fact, we use them so often that readers all but gloss over […]

He Said, She Said by Tracy Tappan

What did you say? I said, he said, she said. The most over-used phrase in books! But Tracy Tappan is here to show us a few alternatives that will spiff up your writing. HE SAID, […]

Writing Argument Scenes with Rayne Hall

TweetRU contributor and author Rayne Hall talks about how to enhance your argument scenes.  Dialogue scenes in which two characters argue are great for showing conflict and adding plot complications. How do you write a […]

Writing Novel-Opening Scenes by Rayne Hall

TweetRU Contributor Rayne Hall returns with advice on a key element of every story, the opening scene.  You’ve written a novel and are revising it. Is the opening scene as grabbing is the story deserves? Or […]

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