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Query Musts and Query Faux Pas with Heather Webb

First, we at RU would like to thank Heather Webb for her fantabulous and insightful posts for the past few years. You’re the best! And we’d like to also wish her the best of luck […]

RIGHT HOOK: Baiting Your Book to Attract its Audience with Damon Suede

Have you ever asked someone to tell you what their book is about? And then spend the next 10 minutes listening to hems and haws, mumbling and a lot of “and then THIS happens!”? Damon […]

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 […]

Dealing with Rejection – How to Pick Yourself Up and Keep Writing by Rachael Thomas

We write. We rewrite. We submit and get a rejection. And then another. Harlequin Presents author, Rachael Thomas, shares her advice on how to overcome rejection and stay on track.  Welcome to RU, Rachael!  I’m really […]

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 […]

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