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USING CARS & CLOTHES TO WRITE CHARACTER DESCRIPTION by Sandra Tilley

Tweet“Show, don’t tell” are words imprinted on every struggling writer’s brain, but it’s not always clear how to do that. When I first read Sandra Tilley‘s debut post for Romance University, the first character that […]

Writing as a Southerner by Keri Ford

TweetWelcome to “Wayback Wednesday.” The author originally scheduled to visit has a bad case of the flu. She’ll join us when she’s feeling better, but in the meantime we’re posting a repeat of Keri Ford‘s […]

Benefits of a Small Conference by Duffy Brown

TweetI met Duffy Brown and Tonya Kappes when I lived in Cincinnati – through my old RWA writing chapter and through Lori Foster’s Reader & Author Get Together. For a couple of years, Duffy’s famous […]

Incorporating Deep POV into our writing… and why do we care? by Nancy Stopper

TweetPlease welcome author NANCY STOPPER – this is her debut visit to Romance University! We’ve all heard the mantra “Show, Don’t Tell”. This is what every author is told they need to do in order to […]

Ruth A. Casie on Writing Conferences

TweetAs a rule, we open RU posts with a brief introduction of our guest blogger of the day. Today’s Visiting Professor, RUTH A. CASIE, has done a great job of introducing herself. Take it away, […]

RU Ready? by the RU Staff

TweetRU READY? We at Romance University first asked that question on May 16, 2009 when we shared our first post. Then, as now, we posted on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and the schedule for our […]

Unclogging the Drain of Progress – by Loucinda McGary

Tweet Happy Friday! Loucinda McGary returns with advice on different ways to conquer writer’s block. Writer’s Block – UGH! If there is anything worse, at the moment I don’t know what it is. When I […]

Five Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Manuscript – by Loucinda McGary

TweetWe’re starting off the week with tips from author Loucinda McGary on polishing your manuscript. Welcome back to RU, Loucinda! Congratulations! You’ve finished the first draft of your story. Now what? You know you need […]

Upbeat Authors by Trish Milburn

TweetI’ve known TRISH MILBURN – and have been a fan of hers – for a long time. When she recently posted about UPBEAT AUTHORS, it really resonated with me. I hope you’ll feel the same […]

Get Bang for Your Buck with Regional Conferences: #1 -Connecticut Fiction Fest 2017

Tweet  Whether you’re a New York Times Best Selling author or a not-yet-published writer, conferences are the place to go for real-world networking experiences. Where else can you meet your favorite authors, pitch to agents […]

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