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Embracing the Fear of Writing by Nkatha Gitonga

 Today’s guest, Nkatha Gitonga, addresses a topic familiar to almost everyone who has attempted to put words on a page–fear of writing. The writer’s block is the writer’s incapability to embrace fear, the “fear of […]

The Secret to Marketing Success (Is There is No Secret) – LJ Cohen

Back in the old days, publishers would send authors out on book tours, spending large amounts of money to promote books. Nowadays, it’s up to the author to do most of the promotion. LJ Cohen is […]

Building an Author Platform with Carole Jelen

Welcome Carole Jelen, literary agent and author platform builder. If you’re looking to increase your reader base, you need to build your author platform – and here’s Carole to tell us how! There’s no way […]

Lessons Writers Can Learn from American Idol by Kelsey Browning

What? Our own Kelsey Browning was on American Idol?? Okay, okay-so maybe she hasn’t performed on AI, but she has learned some lessons from it, lessons we all can share. Take the microphone, Kelsey – […]

Writer’s Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers – Thank YOU!

It is with great pride that we announce Romance University has once again made the Writer’s Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers list. And to that, we say THANK YOU to our loyal readers, our […]

What’s in a name? Author branding with your pen name by Author Sophia Knightly

Recently, I had the pleasure of meeting New York Times best selling author SOPHIA KNIGHTLY during a Facebook party celebrating the release of the Lucky 7 Bad Boys Contemporary Romance Boxed Set. If you haven’t discovered […]

Thinking Outside The Box~Marketing Ideas with USA Today Bestseller Tonya Kappes

I met TONYA KAPPES through the Ohio Valley RWA chapter a few years ago, and ever since then I’ve been awed by her diligence and her creative marketing ideas. She’s not only a prolific USA […]

How to Use Social Media to Your Advantage as a Writer with Carrie Smith

Welcome Carrie Smith to Romance University! Today Carrie is going to talk to us about what every author new and old wants to know – social media – what’s the best way to use it? […]

Big Mouths Not Needed with Avery Flynn

I can attest that Avery Flynn is no wallflower. She can work a room and make friends everywhere we go -just try to quickly get anywhere with her at a conference. So, I think she […]

Tawny Weber and Friends – Lucky 7 Bad Boys Boxed Set

I met Tawny Weber at the Romance Bandits blog, where every day is a party. It seems every time I come across Tawny there’s a party going on. Last week I spent some time hanging […]

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