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Query Triumphs, Query Disasters with Laurie Schnebly Campbell

How many of you have ever written a query letter? A show of hands? Trembling hands that is…=) Query letters strike fear into the heart of any writer – but here’s the fantabulous Laurie Schnebly […]

How to Survive and Thrive in the Publishing House Slush Pile with Shelly Ellis

The slush pile can be a frustrating place to be at times, especially if you can’t seem to get out of it. Shelly Ellis gives us classic, back-to-basics advice on how to survive between submission […]

Author Kristan Higgins: Something To Talk About

I’m very excited to welcome back one of my favorite authors, KRISTAN HIGGINS! I’ve wrestled with the dreaded elevator pitch time and again, but it’s hard to condense a story into a sentence or two. […]

Editor Ashley Christman Takes Pitches for Entranced Publishing – Today Only!

Hello! Let me start by saying how excited I am to be back here at Romance University this week! Entranced Publishing is a publisher of quality eBooks. We are currently gearing up for our launch […]

Entranced Publishing’s Executive Editor, Ashley Christman, is taking pitches and offering feedback

RU Writers – today is a chance to get your pitch noticed! Help me welcome Ashley Christman, Executive Editor and Publisher of Entranced Publishing Hello! Let me start by saying how excited I am to […]

Sell it With Simplicity – Stylist Ashley Hammen with Fashion for RWA Conference

RU Crew and especially those of you attending the RWA conference, help me welcome back Ashley Hammen, one of my besties and a stylist to the stars. Ashely has worked for Style’s “How Do I […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule for May 28 – June 1, 2012

Romance University
 Weekly Lecture Schedule for May 28 – June 1, 2012
 http://www.RomanceUniversity.org   Pull on your opera length gloves, Victorian-style boots, and top it off with a fascinator and the parasol of your choice because […]

C.J. Redwine’s Monthly Column

C.J. Redwine is back to critique a reader submitted query. Let’s get right to it! Dear Ms. “Editor”, Marc’s Rock is a finished, 70K word, Mystery Romance. Take out the commas and use lower case […]

Four Key Elements Every Pitch Needs

You only have one chance to make a first impression and when you’re pitching to an agent or editor, you want to nail it on the first try. But does your pitch pack the right punch? RU’s regular columnist […]

C.J. Redwine Tackles This Month’s Query Letter

Good morning, RU! Welcome to this month’s edition of C.J. Redwine‘s query letter critique. A big thank you to Susan Taylor for providing her query letter. We really appreciate it. Dear (Salutation and agent’s name), […]

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