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I Went to RWA Nationals and Got a Lot More Than a Bag from Harlequin – Pat Haggerty

Did you make it to RWA Nationals? Pat Haggerty did – and here’s his thoughts about what he did, who he saw and just how hot it gets in San Antonio! Just about a month […]

Sara Megibow Sells Romance – Submission Suggestions

We were so fortunate to have Sara Megibow blog with us for a while and I’ve decided to pull one of her all-time fave posts and publish it again. As always, she’s candid, real and full […]

Rockin’ Romance – Reader Roundup with Amy Alessio

I had posters of Prince and Bon Jovi in my room as a teen and wrote (terrible) fan fiction inspired by them. Who doesn’t have fantasizes about rock stars? In these stories, stars find love. […]

Dealing with Rejection by Tessa Shapcott

Welcome back to regular contributor Tessa Shapcott. Today we’re going to learn how to deal with rejection – if you’re a writer, you know it’s something you’re going to have to face one day! You’ve […]

Romancing the Author – Reader Roundup with Amy Alessio

While the Romance Writers of America conference is going on in San Antonio, I thought it might be fun to look at some romantic stories about writers. Get the movie Romancing the Stone for more […]

STUXNET: ANATOMY OF A CYBER WEAPON by Adam Firestone

RU’s resident weapons expert ADAM FIRESTONE returns with a post that will make you wary of flash drives, computer worms and cyber attacks. Stuxnet is widely described as the first cyber weapon.  In fact, Stuxnet […]

Sizzling Heat for Summer – Reader Roundup with Amy Alessio

We haven’t had too many scorching days yet in Chicagoland where I am. Is it hot where you are? Heat it up a little more with these sizzling titles. Many readers are familiar with Jill […]

Free Your Writing with Handsome Hansel

Welcome back Handsome Hansel from the Dance of Romance! Today it’s all about letting go – letting your novel into the hands of others who may not love it as much as you do! There […]

It’s So Hard! A Pep Talk with Christine Pride

Welcome back to one of my favorite editors, Christine Pride. Today Christine is going to encourage us to write, and KEEP writing! Writing is hard. So very hard. There’s just no way around it. In […]

Happy 4th of July! Military Heroes – Reader Roundup with Amy Alessio

Many of you are enjoying hot temperatures as we head into the summer holiday, and here are some hot romance stories to keep the sizzle going. Military characters in romance stories can feature ex soldiers, […]

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