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JUST DESSERT: why a whole book can’t be a happy ending with Damon Suede

We read romance because we want the happy ending – we want the hero and heroine to end up together. But you can’t rush it, you can’t make the path too easy with shortcuts on craft. Damon […]

Party fèves: the charms baked into the batter with Damon Suede

Do you have books that have grabbed your because of one line? A scene? The way an author depicts a setting? Those little gems are what keep you riveted in the story and keep it on your mind […]

CARE PACKAGE: watching Romancing the Stone with a mindful eye with Damon Suede

Those of you who follow me on Facebook know that I recently adopted the world’s cutest Pembroke Welsh Corgi. You will also know that I lost the coin toss on naming her – the kids prevailed […]

Hit & Myth: Legendary Underpinnings of Genre Tropes with Damon Suede

One of my favorite things about this industry is the people I get to meet and call friend. Damon Suede’s amazing book, HOT HEAD, was recommended to me by author Elisabeth Staab and I loved […]

The Lure of a Series with Hank Edwards

Hank Edwards is a wonderful author and a huge influence on my writing. His knack of exquisite comic timing is something I covet and his friendship is another. He has several ongoing series and his […]

Group Dynamics and Writing with the Story Orgy

Get ready for something a little different today. I first stumbled on the Story Orgy group – Em Woods, Hank Edwards, Havan Fellows, Lee Brazil, J.R. Boyd, and Jade Baiser – through a friendship with […]

Humanity, Cheating and the Writer’s Gift with Harper Fox

Harper Fox is one of my favorite authors and a huge influence for me and my work – excuse me while I have a fangirl moment.  I first experienced her work in an amazing book entitled, […]

Add Verbs: Creating Characters that Pop Off the Page by Damon Suede

Happy Wednesday, RU Crew! Today, I’m excited to have Damon Suede return to talk with us about a topic he touched on during his last guest lecture with us. As I’m just beginning a new […]

Writing as a Team by Robin Saxon & Alex Kidwell

I’m not sure how I stumbled across BLOOD HOWL by Robin Saxon and Alex Kidwell but I bought the book and settled in for a read one afternoon.  I finished the book hours later, grabbed […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule for February 20-24, 2012

Romance University Weekly Lecture Schedule for February 20-24, 2012 http://www.RomanceUniversity.org RU’s Robin Covington brings us four days of amazing Visiting Professors this week! Mon, 2/20 – Author, Avery Flynn, takes it down a notch and […]

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