Editing/Revision

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After the First Draft – by Rachael Thomas

TweetAuthor Rachael Thomas returns with advice on tackling revisions and edits on first drafts. You’ve written a book and added those magical words ‘the end’ and that achievement alone deserves celebration. The fact that you […]

Keri’s Top 3 Editing Tips by Keri F. Sweet aka Keri Ford

TweetPlease welcome KERI F. SWEET to Romance University! Keri has joined us before, writing as Keri Ford, but her new alter-ego comes with an exciting new opportunity for Keri. Read on! I recently had the unique […]

Five Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Manuscript – by Loucinda McGary

TweetWe’re starting off the week with tips from author Loucinda McGary on polishing your manuscript. Welcome back to RU, Loucinda! Congratulations! You’ve finished the first draft of your story. Now what? You know you need […]

Let’s Just Agree to Agree? Part 2—Pronouns and Antecedents—Ack!! with Nan Reinhardt

Bless Nan Reinhardt and her mad English skills. I’m so glad someone knows the rules of pronouns and antecedents! Read through and you will too! Last time we breezed through subject/verb agreement, and I promise […]

Can I Have 15 Minutes of Your Time? Donna Cummings

Due to a glitch in programming, we’re bringing back a post from 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 to be Hooky with Rosalind James

Welcome back to Rosalind James with her latest blog on Hookiness. What is it, how to get it and how to make sure your readers love it! Hookiness. It’s what a good book is all […]

Can’t We All Just Agree to Agree? Part 1 by Nan Reinhardt

Editor Nan is up to bat again–this time with subject-verb agreement. Next time, she’ll tackle pronouns and antecedents–fun! Agreement is always a good thing, right? Well, pretty much, but most especially when it comes to […]

Splices and splits and filters, oh my! By Claire Davon

TweetNote from Becke: I’m a lifelong grammar geek, but that doesn’t mean I have all the skills. Back in middle school, my parents bought me a small framed image from a vintage English book illustrating […]

Organizing Your Novel with Laura Drake

TweetWhether you’re a plotter or panster, keeping track of the whom, what, why, and where in your novel can be problematic. RU Contributor Laura Drake shows us how she streamlines the process.  Learning your writing […]

Jo Robertson on Revision with Diction and Syntax

It’s the last day of the RU hiatus. Carrie, Becke, and I are clearing out the complimentary toiletries in our hotel rooms at the Connaught, while Adrienne, Kelsey, and Tracey are eyeing the last petit four […]

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