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Are You a Researcher or a Storyteller? Finding the Balance in Historical Fiction – by KA Servian

TweetPlease welcome author KA Servian. Research is an essential part of writing. Fiction or non-fiction, contemporary or historical, at some stage in the process every writer needs to refer to books and/or the internet to […]

Writing WWII Historical Fiction – by Alix Rickloff

Tweet Author Alix Rickloff discusses how her interest in WWII inspired her to write THE WAY TO LONDON. Welcome to RU, Alix!  My interest in WW2 began back in college with a late night viewing […]

Cooking up the Culinary Mystery by Linda Wiken aka Erika Chase

TweetPlease welcome LINDA WIKEN, who also writes as ERIKA CHASE, to her first guest spot at Romance University! As regular followers of RU will know, our goal is to provide helpful information to writers – […]

Write What You Want to Know by Vicki Delany

TweetMessage from Becke: I met Vicki Delany, who also writes as Eva Gates, at the fabulous MALICE DOMESTIC mystery conference a few years ago. There was a big gap in my knowledge of Canadian authors, […]

How to Develop Any Idea into a Great Story – by Susan Saurel

TweetA big RU welcome to first-time Visiting Professor Susan Saurel! Ideas are funny things. Sometimes you have so many that you could never hope to follow up with them. At other times, you’re so stuck […]

Writing the Inspirational Historical: How Much is Too Much – Ruth Kaufman

TweetToday’s post is a rerun of one that originally appeared at RU on December 17, 2014. Scroll down to see Ruth’s more recent releases. Help me welcome Ruth Kaufman who has done a very unique […]

On Lover’s Lips by Staci Troilo

TweetWriting is hard, and writing a kissing scene is even harder because as romance writers and readers, we know it’s a pivotal point in the story.  First time Visiting Professor Staci Troilo joins us today to […]

Jane Austen, Regency Romance, and Me by Kyra Cornelius Kramer

TweetKyra Cornelius Kramer and I have been Facebook friends for a long time. When she relocated to Wales about a year ago, I started following her adventures via an email subscription to her blog. She’s […]

Coming Unstuck by Becke Martin Davis

  RU’s Becke Martin Davis discusses sticking points today. The Oxford online dictionary’s informal definition of “coming unstuck” is to become separated or to fail completely. Sounds like a bad thing, right? Maybe not. When […]

An Interview with Author Hazel Gaynor

TweetI’m a history nerd and a huge fan of Hazel Gaynor’s novels, which are set in the early twentieth century. Hazel was kind enough to grant me an interview about her latest book, The Girl From The […]

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