CJ Redwine/Query Writing 101

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Taking Care of Your Creative Self by C.J. Redwine

C.J. Redwine is back in class today for her regular post. This month though, she has an announcement, so let’s get right to C.J. Take it away, C.J.  Today is my last day as a […]

C.J. Redwine’s Monthly Column

C.J. Redwine is back to critique a reader submitted query. Let’s get right to it! Dear Ms. “Editor”, Marc’s Rock is a finished, 70K word, Mystery Romance. Take out the commas and use lower case […]

CJ Redwine critiques a query letter and kicks off QUERY-palooza!

Welcome C.J. Redwine – fresh from her QUERY-palooza drawing! Dear [Agent’s Name], Roe knew Peace could never last in Terravale, but she never imagined it would end with a sword through her sister’s gut. With […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule for February 6-10, 2012

Romance University Weekly Lecture Schedule for February 6 – 10, 2012 http://www.RomanceUniversity.org What do query critiques, blogs, and men fumbling through romance on Valentine’s Day? This week’s fabulous lectures! Join us for an enlightening and […]

C.J. Redwine: New Year’s Resolutions for Writers

C.J. Redwine returns today with a blog picture perfect for starting 2012 off right! New Year’s Resolutions For Writers It’s the time of year when many of us make shiny New Year’s Resolutions designed to […]

C.J. Redwine: What To Do When Your WIP Turns Against You

C.J. Redwine returns today with a blog I feel like she wrote just for me. I’m sure a lot of authors will relate! You know that feeling? That sinking sensation in your stomach? That awful […]

C.J. Redwine Critiques a Reader’s Query Letter

C.J. Redwine returns this month with an awesome query letter critique. A big thanks to Kristen Boe for the submission!   CAUGHT COLD Romantic Suspense 90K words You’ll want to include your title, genre, and […]

C.J. Redwine – How to Escalate Conflict in Your Novel

Does your manuscript have enough conflict to sustain the story? Our regular columnist C.J. Redwine gives us several examples on how to inject conflict into your manuscript.  We all know every story requires conflict. And most of […]

10 Ways to Create Vivid, Compelling Characters, by C.J. Redwine

Good morning, RU Crew! Today’s post on creating vivid, compelling characters wraps up C.J. Redwine‘s HolyCowAwesome Story series. Let’s give C.J. a big round applause for presenting such a fabulous look into crafting a great […]

Write a HolyCowAwesome Story Part II with C.J. Redwine

Happy Monday to the RU Crew! Last month, the ever generous and wonderful C.J. Redwine talked about the reasons a reader might not stick with your book. This week, she goes further, explaining how to […]

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