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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 […]

Let’s Talk About Marketing SWAG with Cynthia D’Alba

Cynthia D’Alba is the real deal. Funny, smart, kind and she writes awesome, sexy heroes. She is also savvy and practical, so she was a natural choice for me to ask to write a blog about SWAG. […]

Screenwriting vs. Novel Writing, Part II: The Passion Behind the Project by Suzanne Brockmann and Ed Gaffney

The Brockmann/Gaffney family is a media dynasty in the making. Their credits, individually and collectively, include writing best-selling and award-winning books, writing, directing, producing and – in Jason’s case – starring in an Off-Broadway play […]

8 Tips for a Successful Co-writing Partnership by Kelsey Browning

You’ve heard “Two heads are better than one,” “It takes two to tango” and countless similar sayings in praise of dynamic duos. When it comes to co-authoring a book, though, partnerships are not always made […]

Character Motivation Part One: Using Your Inner Critic to Shape Your Protagonist By Heather Webb

Freelance editor and RU contributor Heather Webb tackles part one of a series on Character Motivation. Mark your calendars – she’ll be back with part two on January 3, 2014. I wrote a post at […]

Pitching Your Book – to Agents, Publishers or Readers with Oliver Rhodes

Welcome back to the fantabulous Oliver Rhodes with a don’t-miss-this article on pitching your book! Writing the most amazing story is simply not enough.  If you cannot persuade other people to read it, then your […]

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